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There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to Orillia by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train, night bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the night bus from Yorkdale to Orillia Ontc

$92 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus via Kingston, Ontario  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Whitby Station
  3. Take the bus from Whitby GO Bus to Simcoe St. @ Mara Rd. 81

$45 - $90

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Whitby GO Bus to Simcoe St. @ Mara Rd. 81

$81 - $141

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Orillia Ontc

$50 - $142

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO Br

$88 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Orillia 235 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, night bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the night bus from Yorkdale to Orillia

$113 - $353

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, night bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the night bus from Yorkdale to Orillia

$117 - $336

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, night bus  •  7 h 20 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 night bus from Yorkdale to Orillia

$158 - $451

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, night bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the night bus from Yorkdale to Orillia

$162 - $495

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Orillia is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Orillia is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Orillia. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Orillia via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Orillia is 306 km. The road distance is 376 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Orillia without a car is to train and night bus which takes 7 h 26 min and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Ottawa to Orillia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Orillia is to bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs $65 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $210 and takes 9 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Ottawa to Orillia bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Orillia station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Orillia.
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  • Distance: 191.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Orillia, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Orillia via Toronto, ON and Toronto in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Orillia via Toronto, Union Station, Allandale Waterfront GO, Allandale Go Plat10, Downtown Barrie Terminal, and Barrie in around 9 h 4 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Ottawa to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
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 Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Night bus from Yorkdale to Orillia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Toronto to Orillia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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Ontario Northland
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Whitby GO Bus to Simcoe St. @ Mara Rd.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, Ontario to Whitby Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Orillia is 376 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Ottawa to Orillia.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Orillia. Prices start at $61 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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