There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls VIA Rail / ...

$86 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo 5355-5365-0311

$36 - $117

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Bus via Toronto, ON  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On 317 / ...

$47 - $159

Drive  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake 365.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to Burlington GO
  3. Take the bus from Burlington GO to Niagara College

$107 - $348

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train, line 12 bus, bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
  3. Take the line 12 bus from Niagara Falls Bus Terminal to Niagara College
  4. Take the bus from Glendale - Niagara College to Community Centre

$115 - $397

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Exhibition GO to Burlington GO
  4. Take the bus from Burlington GO to Niagara College

$135 - $439

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$143 - $552

Fly Ottawa to London, train, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to London (YXU) YOW - YXU
  2. Take the train from London to Aldershot
  3. Take the bus from Burlington GO to Niagara College

$143 - $447

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Niagara-on-the-Lake is 360 km. The road distance is 585.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Community Centre via Toronto, On, Niagara Falls Bus Terminal and Glendale - Niagara College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake is 585 km. It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to drive from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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  • Distance: 224.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake via Toronto and Niagara Falls in around 7 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Niagara-on-the-Lake via Toronto, ON, Toronto, On, Niagara Falls, On, Niagara Falls Bus Terminal, Niagara College, and Glendale - Niagara College in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
$180 - $260
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
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
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from London to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Train from Exhibition GO to Burlington GO
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
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
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus Canada
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Burlington GO to Niagara College
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Niagara Falls Bus Terminal to Niagara College
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Niagara-on-the-Lake Transit
Phone
+1 905-468-3266
Website
notl.org
Bus from Glendale - Niagara College to Community Centre
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
notl.org

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