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There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to McMaster University by train, bus, 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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Train, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. 18 / ...

$77 - $138

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Bus via Union Station Bus Terminal  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. 18 / ...

$39 - $129

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from York University to McMaster University 47

$42 - $86

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to McMaster University 322.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.

$100 - $312

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

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.

$98 - $336

Train to Montreal, fly to Hamilton  •  5 h 33 min

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

$154 - $697

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

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.

$145 - $471

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to McMaster University is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to McMaster University is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $440 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to McMaster University. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. via Bay St At Dundas St West and Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and McMaster University is 411 km. The road distance is 515.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to McMaster University without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs $100 - $180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Ottawa to McMaster University, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Ottawa to McMaster University bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to McMaster University is 516 km. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Ottawa to McMaster University.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to McMaster University.
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  • Distance: 257.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and McMaster University, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to McMaster University via Toronto, ON, Bay St At Dundas St West, Bay St At Front St West, Union Station Bus Terminal, and Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. in around 6 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Montreal to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
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
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit
Bus from York University to McMaster University
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in McMaster University. Prices start at $68 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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