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There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Maine by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$112 - $216

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Bus  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME

$68 - $174

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Train, bus via Boston North Station  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA
  4. Take the train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station

$118 - $246

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Portland 378.9 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Ottawa to Portland  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Portland (PWM) YOW - PWM

$214 - $1,306

Fly Ottawa to Boston, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Boston (BOS) YOW - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station

$126 - $328

Bus to Massena, fly to Boston, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  2. Fly from Massena (MSS) to Boston (BOS) MSS - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station

$111 - $306

Fly Ottawa to Fredericton, bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Fredericton (YFC) YOW - YFC
  2. Take the bus from Fredericton Airport to Woodstock, NB
  3. Take the bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound

$177 - $468

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Maine is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Maine is to fly which costs $280 - $1,800 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Maine. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Congress St + Hampshire St via Montreal, Pq, Boston, MA - South Station and Congress St + Valley St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Maine is 533 km. The road distance is 606.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Maine without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 34 min and costs $140 - $290.

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It takes approximately 13 h 34 min to get from Ottawa to Maine, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Maine bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Maine is to bus which takes 15 h 28 min and costs $85 - $230. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $1,800 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Maine bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, arrive at Portland, ME station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Maine.
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  • Distance: 333.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 34 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Maine, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Portland via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, Pq, Boston, Ma, Boston, MA - South Station, Portland, ME, and Congress St + Valley St in around 15 h 28 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ottawa to South Portland Gardens hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Portland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston North Station to Portland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Boston North Station to Wells Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Boston, Ma to Portland, Me
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Megabus
Concord Coach Lines
Website
concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
concordcoachlines.com
Book at
webstore.concordcoachlines.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Boston Sth Station, MA to Portland, ME
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Houlton, Maine to Bangor, Maine - Greyhound
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Maine is 606 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Ottawa to Maine.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Maine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs $4.

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