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There are 11 ways to get from Ottawa to Manhattan by plane, subway, 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 Ottawa to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YOW - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$108 - $423

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Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5797
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal Toronto

$46 - $166

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Fly Ottawa to Newark  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR) YOW - EWR

$130 - $370

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YUL - LGA

$138 - $361

Fly Ottawa to New York JFK  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York JFK (JFK) YOW - JFK

$171 - $711

Train to Montreal, fly to New York JFK  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York JFK (JFK) YUL - JFK

$146 - $469

Bus, train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5797
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$74 - $259

Bus, train via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station

$99 - $289

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5797
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny 207 / ...

$55 - $166

Train  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station Adirondack

$109 - $263

Drive  •  7h 55m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Manhattan 451.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan is to fly which costs $170 - $490 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal via Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Manhattan is 533 km. The road distance is 722.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 9h 15m and costs $55 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Ottawa to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs $170 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $220 and takes 9h 15m, you could also train, which costs $140 - $350 and takes 13h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 44m.

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Ottawa to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 333.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and Porter Airlines fly from Ottawa to Manhattan hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Manhattan via Syracuse, NY in around 9h 15m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Halifax, Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
Train from Syracuse to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$20 - $29
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Standard Fare
$35 - $40
Refundable
$44 - $47
Bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$25 - $35
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Standard Fare
$43 - $48
Refundable
$52 - $56
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Manhattan is 722 km. It takes approximately 7h 55m to drive from Ottawa to Manhattan.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 2179+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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

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