There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick 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.

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Fly Ottawa to Newark, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR) YOW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick

$131 - $374

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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$76 - $140

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Fly Ottawa to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YOW - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick

$115 - $437

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6 h 22 min

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

$145 - $387

Fly Ottawa to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Philadelphia (PHL) YOW - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Brunswick Amtrak

$225 - $480

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YUL - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick

$129 - $370

Train  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick

$97 - $268

Bus, night bus  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj 311

$79 - $199

Bus, train  •  22 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to New York
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick

$97 - $289

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to New Brunswick 436.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick is to fly and train which costs $160 - $490 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown via Montreal, QC and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to New Brunswick. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at New Brunswick via Montreal Central Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 37 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and New Brunswick is 557 km. The road distance is 697.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $95 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $95 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 14 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

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Ottawa to New Brunswick bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at New Brunswick Downtown station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to New Brunswick.
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  • Distance: 348.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and New Brunswick, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to New Brunswick via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, QC, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 12 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to New Brunswick via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, and New York Penn Station in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
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
Night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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