There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Nashville by plane, train, bus, night 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  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Nashville (BNA) YOW - BNA

$201 - $811

Cheapest option

Bus via Cincinnati, Oh  •  25 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn

$99 - $286

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn

$137 - $417

Bus  •  22 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn

$104 - $326

Train, night bus  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
  5. Take the night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn

$189 - $517

Drive  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Nashville 1041.5 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Nashville is to drive which costs $180 - $260 and takes 17 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Nashville is to fly which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Toronto, On and Detroit, Mi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 52 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Nashville is 1386 km. The road distance is 1666.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 52 min and costs $130 - $430.

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Ottawa to Nashville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Nashville is to fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs $260 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $430 and takes 22 h 52 min.

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  • Distance: 866.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Nashville via Toronto, ON, Toronto, On, and Detroit, Mi in around 22 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nashville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $260
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
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Carbondale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
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 Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Night bus from Carbondale to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $85
Refundable
$60 - $90

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