There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Michigan by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Ottawa to Windsor  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Windsor (YQG) YOW - YQG

$119 - $329

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Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Windsor, On 5371 / ...

$55 - $187

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Fly Ottawa to Detroit  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Detroit (DTW) YOW - DTW

$209 - $573

Fly Ottawa to Lansing  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Lansing (LAN) YOW - LAN

$215 - $855

Train to Montreal, fly to Windsor  •  5 h 53 min

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

$147 - $391

Fly Ottawa to Grand Rapids  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Grand Rapids (GRR) YOW - GRR

$193 - $753

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor VIA Rail

$87 - $277

Train, bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London
  3. Take the bus from London, On to Windsor, On

$92 - $276

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Detroit 504.1 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Michigan is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Michigan is to fly which costs $270 - $750 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Michigan. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Windsor, On via Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Michigan is 739 km. The road distance is 806.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Michigan without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 46 min and costs $110 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Ottawa to Michigan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Michigan is to fly which takes 5 h 27 min and costs $150 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $360 and takes 8 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs $70 - $250 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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

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Ottawa to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Windsor, On station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Michigan.
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  • Distance: 462 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Michigan, USA?

Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from Ottawa to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Detroit via Toronto and Windsor in around 8 h 56 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Windsor via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Windsor via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Windsor via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Windsor via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Lansing via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Lansing via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Grand Rapids via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$55 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
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
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from London, On to Windsor, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Toronto, On to Windsor, On
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Michigan is 807 km. It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to drive from Ottawa to Michigan.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Windsor Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Michigan. Prices start at $67 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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