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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Markham by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353 / ...

$28 - $64

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail

$75 - $135

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Markham 271.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 71 bus  •  3 h 55 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

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, line 54 bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Richmond Hill Centre to Bullock Dr. @ Laidlaw Blvd.

$102 - $318

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  5 h 33 min

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

$141 - $431

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  5 h 54 min

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

$147 - $477

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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 line 71 bus which costs $120 - $440 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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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 Mccowan Ave At Southdale Dr via Scarborough Centre Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 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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The best way to get from Ottawa to Markham without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Ottawa to Markham, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Markham is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $180 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Ottawa to Markham bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Markham.
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  • Distance: 206.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

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

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Markham every 3 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Markham every 3 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
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 Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
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
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Richmond Hill Centre to Bullock Dr. @ Laidlaw Blvd.
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
GO Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Markham is 434 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Ottawa to Markham.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Markham. Prices start at $64 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 $4.

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