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There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa to Northbay by plane, taxi, ferry, train or bus

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Recommended option

Fly to Barra  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Barra (BRR) YOW - BRR

$603 - $2,503

Cheapest option

Fly to Glasgow, train, ferry  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Glasgow (GLA) YOW - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal

$382 - $1,066

2 alternative options

Fly to Benbecula, taxi, ferry  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Benbecula (BEB) YOW - BEB
  2. Take a taxi from Benbecula to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal

$673 - $2,691

Fly to Edinburgh, bus, train, ferry  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Edinburgh (EDI) YOW - EDI
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  4. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal

$463 - $1,972

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Northbay is to fly and train and ferry which costs $500 - $1,400 and takes 23 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Northbay is to fly which costs $750 - $3,300 and takes 15 h 4 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Northbay is 4711 km.

It takes approximately 15 h 4 min to get from Ottawa to Northbay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Barra Airport. The quickest flight takes 17 h 40 min and has two stopovers.

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United Airlines, Air Transat, WestJet and two other airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Barra Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Northbay. Prices start at $100 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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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Northbay.
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  • Distance: 2944.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 4 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Northbay, Scotland?

WestJet, Loganair and four other airlines fly from Ottawa to Northbay every 3 hours.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Ottawa to Barra via Halifax, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Ottawa to Barra via Toronto, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
13 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,300
Flights from Ottawa to Barra via Newark, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Toronto, Edinburgh, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,000
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Frankfurt, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Halifax, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Halifax, Glasgow, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Toronto, Glasgow, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,000
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Toronto, Halifax, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Frankfurt, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $5,500
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via London Heathrow, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $5,000
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Halifax, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Toronto, Halifax, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Flights from Ottawa to Benbecula via Montreal, Dublin, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,800
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edinburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Halifax
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Ottawa to Glasgow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Eriskay Ferry Terminal to Ardveenish, Aird Mhor Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Benbecula to Eriskay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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