There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa to Montreal 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail

$29 - $85

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ 5803 / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Montreal 122 miles

$16 - $24

Fly  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Montreal (YUL) YOW - YUL

$166 - $806

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Montreal, PQ. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ottawa and arriving at Montréal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

More details

The distance between Ottawa and Montreal is 165 km. The road distance is 195.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Ottawa to Montreal without a car is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs .

More details

The train from Ottawa to Montréal takes 1 h 56 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

More details

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

More details

Ottawa to Montreal train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

More details

The best way to get from Ottawa to Montreal is to train which takes 1 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 35 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

Search flights

Ottawa to Montreal bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Montreal, PQ station.

More details

Map of how to get from Ottawa to Montreal.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 103.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Montreal, QC, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Montreal every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Montreal every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Italy Travel Guides, How to get from Gatwick Airport into central London and Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Ottawa to Montreal train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Montréal station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Montreal is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Ottawa to Montreal.

Get driving directions

Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Montreal Airport.

Search flights

Book your Ottawa to Montreal train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your Ottawa to Montreal bus tickets online with Busbud.

Search and book

There are 840+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

More details