There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to London by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to London  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to London (YXU) YOW - YXU

$103 - $353

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Bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to London, On 5509 / ...

$43 - $156

4 alternative options

Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London

$120 - $416

Fly to Toronto, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London

$126 - $403

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London VIA Rail

$75 - $234

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to London 390.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to London is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to London is to fly which costs $130 - $470 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and London is 517 km. The road distance is 625 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Ottawa to London, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to London. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at London, On via Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to London. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at London via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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There are 48+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 323.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and London, ON, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to London via Toronto in around 6 h 46 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to London, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$27 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to London, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40

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