There are 11 ways to get from Ottawa to New York by plane, subway, 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 New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YOW - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$108 - $423

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ 5803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$71 - $125

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Fly Ottawa to Newark  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR) YOW - EWR

$130 - $370

Fly Ottawa to New York JFK  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York JFK (JFK) YOW - JFK

$172 - $714

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 11 min

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

$121 - $355

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6 h 3 min

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

$143 - $382

Fly Ottawa to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 39 min

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

$276 - $643

Train  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station Adirondack

$89 - $255

Bus, night bus  •  20 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 New York, Ny 311 / ...

$78 - $196

Bus, train  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...

$90 - $266

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to New York 442.9 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to New York is to fly which costs $160 - $490 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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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 - Port Authority Bus Terminal via Montreal, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to New York station. 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 26 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and New York is 538 km. The road distance is 708.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to New York without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Ottawa to New York, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to New York.
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  • Distance: 336.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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 and Montreal, QC in around 11 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 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 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 Ottawa to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Train operators
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
$50 - $75
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 Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 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 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
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 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Trailways New York
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
Greyhound USA
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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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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