There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Markham 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  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Scarborough Town Centre, ON 5353 / ...

$28 - $64

7 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail

$50 - $151

Train via Oshawa  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$50 - $144

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Markham 271.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Richmond Hill Centre Platform 1 to Highway 7 / Galsworthy

$101 - $315

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 71 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Bullock Dr. @ Laidlaw Blvd.

$96 - $333

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ

$129 - $470

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ

$124 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Markham is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Markham is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $420 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Markham is 330 km. The road distance is 434.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Ottawa to Markham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Markham. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Fourteenth Ave. At Mccowan Rd. via Scarborough Centre Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

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The nearest airport to Markham is Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) Airport which is 28.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Toronto (YYZ) (34.6 km), Hamilton (YHM) (94.6 km), Buffalo (BUF) (112.4 km) and Rochester (ROC) (153 km).

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Markham.
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  • Distance: 206.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Markham, ON, Canada?

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Markham every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 52 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Markham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
Train from Ottawa to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$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 Scarborough Town Centre, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
York Region Transit
Website
yrt.ca
Bus from Richmond Hill Centre Platform 1 to Highway 7 / Galsworthy
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yrt.ca
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Bullock Dr. @ Laidlaw Blvd.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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