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There are 10 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.

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Fly Ottawa to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 40 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 via Syracuse, NY  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY

$70 - $156

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Fly Ottawa to Newark  •  4 h 35 min

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

$130 - $370

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

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

$138 - $361

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6 h 1 min

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

$160 - $388

Train to Montreal, fly to New York JFK  •  6 h

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

$147 - $472

Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h 15 min

  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

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

$106 - $260

Bus, train  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311 / ...
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$95 - $256

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to New York 442.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to New York is to drive which costs $75 - $120 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 $170 - $490 and takes 4 h 35 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 15 min.

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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 15 min and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 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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Ottawa to New York train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to New York is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $170 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $170 and takes 11 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $340 and takes 13 h 26 min.

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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 40 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 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Montreal to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
4 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
$18 - $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
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Ottawa to New York bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Ottawa to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to New York is 709 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Ottawa to New York.

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Delta, WestJet, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1847+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs $4.

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