There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Oshawa by train, 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.

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Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$40 - $140

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Oshawa 244 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Toronto Island, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Oshawa

$112 - $386

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  3 h 27 min

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

$118 - $373

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  5 h 15 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 Oshawa

$146 - $527

Train to Montreal, fly to Toronto Island, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Oshawa

$140 - $477

Questions & Answers

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 fly and train which costs $140 - $550 and takes 3 h 16 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 train from Ottawa to Oshawa takes 3 h 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ottawa and arriving at Oshawa. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Oshawa every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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 30 minutes
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
Every 15 minutes
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 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 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

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