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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Ottawa to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Philadelphia (PHL) YOW - PHL
  2. Take the train from University City to Gladstone

$205 - $437

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa

$86 - $160

5 alternative options

Fly Ottawa to Newark, bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR) YOW - EWR
  2. Take the bus from Newark Airport to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$142 - $403

Train, drive to Watertown, fly to Philadelphia  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Drive from Bus Terminal Transfer Point to Watertown
  3. Fly from Watertown (ART) to Philadelphia (PHL) ART - PHL

$203 - $538

Train  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$169 - $472

Bus via S.State St & E.Jefferson St  •  23 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212
  4. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa

$88 - $218

Drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Philadelphia 450.1 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Pennsylvania is to fly and train which costs $260 - $600 and takes 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Pennsylvania is 520 km. The road distance is 720.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Ottawa to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Pennsylvania. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Montreal, QC and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Pennsylvania, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, QC, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York, Ny in around 13 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, New York Penn Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, and 30th St Station - MFL in around 15 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Flights from Watertown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Newark Airport to Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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