There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa to North Bay by bus, car, plane or train

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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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to North Bay Ontc / ...

$23 - $65

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to North Bay 223.6 miles

$29 - $45

Fly from Ottawa  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to North Bay (YYB) YOW - YYB

$144 - $617

Train to Kingston, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to North Bay (YYB) YGK - YYB

$138 - $482

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to North Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to North Bay is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs $190 - $850.

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The distance between Ottawa and North Bay is 309 km. The road distance is 358 km.

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The bus from Ottawa to North Bay takes 4 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ottawa and arriving at North Bay. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and North Bay, ON, Canada?

Ontario Northland operates a bus from Ottawa to North Bay once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Greyhound Canada also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to North Bay hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to North Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to North Bay via London, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to North Bay via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Kingston to North Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa to North Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to North Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65

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