There are 11 ways to get from Ottawa to New York by plane, subway, 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 Ottawa to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 44 min

  1. YOW - LGA

$108 - $423

Cheapest option

Bus via Syracuse, NY  •  19 h 40 min

  1. 5355-5365-0311

$70 - $157

9 alternative options

Fly Ottawa to Newark  •  5 h 2 min

  1. YOW - EWR

$117 - $364

Fly Ottawa to New York JFK  •  6 h 53 min

  1. YOW - JFK

$172 - $714

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 6 min

  1. YUL - LGA

$122 - $356

Fly Ottawa to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. YOW - PHL

$276 - $641

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6 h 31 min

  1. YUL - EWR

$131 - $377

Bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. 251

$74 - $185

Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. VIA Rail
  2. Adirondack

$90 - $256

Bus, train  •  20 h 34 min

  1. 5355-5365-0311
  2. VIA Rail

$90 - $277

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. 442.9 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and New York, NY, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and Porter Airlines fly from Ottawa to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to New York via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, QC, Plattsburgh, NY, Plattsburgh, Ny, and Albany, Ny in around 12 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Ottawa to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
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 Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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 Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 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
5 h 34 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 Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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
Once 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
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to Plattsburgh, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and New York is 538 km. The road distance is 709 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to New York is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to New York is to fly and subway which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $130 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to New York. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at New York Penn Station via Montreal Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 23 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to New York. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at New York, Ny via Montreal, QC, Plattsburgh, Ny and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Ottawa to New York, including transfers.