There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

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

$91 - $113

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Yorkdale, ON to Espanola, ON 5603

$85 - $229

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Little Current 378.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly, bus  •  7 h 40 min

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

$224 - $620

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Manitoulin Island 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 Manitoulin Island is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $850 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Manitoulin Island is 499 km. The road distance is 605.7 km.

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

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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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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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sudbury via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
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
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Yorkdale, ON to Espanola, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75

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