There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to Manhattan by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Ottawa to Newark  •  4h 36m

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

$112 - $439

Cheapest option

Bus via New York, NY  •  10h 25m

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

$40 - $150

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Fly Ottawa to New York La Guardia, train, subway  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YOW - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St

$113 - $519

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6h 14m

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

$150 - $444

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Newark (EWR) YUL - EWR

$143 - $654

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

$182 - $456

Bus  •  9h 25m

  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

$44 - $155

Bus, train  •  10h 50m

  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 / ...

$63 - $178

Train  •  13h 37m

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

$97 - $164

Drive  •  7h 55m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Manhattan 451.4 miles

$60 - $90

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan is to bus via New York, NY which costs $50 - $210 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 4h 36m.

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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 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at 86 St via Montreal Central Station and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Manhattan is 333 miles. The road distance is 451.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 9h 25m and costs $60 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m 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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Ottawa to Manhattan train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs $150 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $220 and takes 9h 25m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $230 and takes 13h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 333.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

Air Canada 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 25m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $7
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$21 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $120
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
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 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$19 - $27
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Standard Fare
$34 - $38
Refundable
$42 - $45
Bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$24 - $35
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Standard Fare
$41 - $46
Refundable
$49 - $53
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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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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Ottawa to Manhattan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Manhattan is 451 miles. It takes approximately 7h 55m to drive from Ottawa to Manhattan.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 2323+ hotels available in Manhattan. 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 .

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