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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Oshawa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$40 - $140

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Peterborough, ON 5381 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Peterborough Bus Terminal to Oshawa GO 88

$30 - $64

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Oshawa 244 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Oshawa GO

$97 - $386

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Oshawa GO

$103 - $373

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 33 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 Union Station to Oshawa GO

$125 - $478

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Union Station to Oshawa GO

$131 - $528

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Oshawa is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Oshawa is to train which costs $55 - $180 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Oshawa. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at King St. E. @ Central Park Blvd. via Peterborough Bus Terminal and Oshawa GO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ottawa and arriving at Oshawa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Oshawa is 301 km. The road distance is 390.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Oshawa without a car is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $55 - $180.

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The train from Ottawa to Oshawa takes 3 h 46 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Ottawa to Oshawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Oshawa is to train which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $55 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Oshawa.
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  • Distance: 187.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Oshawa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Oshawa via Peterborough, ON, Peterborough Bus Terminal, and Oshawa GO in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
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 56 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Toronto to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$24 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
GO Transit
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Peterborough, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $28
Online Fare
$23 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Peterborough Bus Terminal to Oshawa GO
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ottawa to Oshawa bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Oshawa GO station.

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Ottawa to Oshawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Oshawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Oshawa is 390 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Ottawa to Oshawa.

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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 36+ hotels available in Oshawa. Prices start at $64 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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