There are 3 ways to get from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Sudbury Ontc
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Little Current Ontc

$92 - $114

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Little Current 378.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Sudbury (YSB) YOW - YSB
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Little Current

$224 - $620

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Little Current via Sudbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Manitoulin Island is 554 km. The road distance is 605.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Manitoulin Island bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Ottawa station.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Sudbury Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Manitoulin Island bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Little Current station.

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

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WestJet, Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Sudbury Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island.
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  • Distance: 346.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Manitoulin Island, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Little Current via Sudbury in around 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Little Current
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
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Ontario Northland

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