There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Minneapolis 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Ottawa  •  6 h 48 min

  1. YOW - MSP

$155 - $1,106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 48 min

$117 - $369

6 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. YUL - MSP

$204 - $690

Train, bus via St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak  •  26 h 34 min

$162 - $454

Train, bus  •  27 h 14 min

$130 - $351

Train  •  31 h 46 min

$219 - $641

Bus, train  •  37 h 31 min

$208 - $573

Drive  •  20 h 29 min

  1. 1209.7 miles

$160 - $240

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

Air Canada, Delta and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Minneapolis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Toronto, ON, Toronto, On, and Chicago, Il in around 26 h 48 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Minneapolis via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Fallowfield to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 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 Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$85 - $120
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Minneapolis is 1375 km. The road distance is 1936 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Minneapolis is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 20 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Minneapolis is to fly which takes 6 h 48 min and costs $190 - $1,500.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Minneapolis. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Minneapolis, Mn via Toronto, On and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Ottawa to Minneapolis, including transfers.