There are 5 ways to get from Ottawa to Peterborough by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Peterborough, ON 5777 / ...

$20 - $50

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Oshawa GO to Crawford Dr. @ Harper Rd. Park & Ride 88

$50 - $141

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Peterborough 168.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly to Toronto Island, train, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Oshawa
  3. Take the bus from Oshawa GO to Peterborough Bus Terminal

$119 - $396

Fly to Toronto, train, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Oshawa
  3. Take the bus from Oshawa GO to Peterborough Bus Terminal

$125 - $383

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Peterborough is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Peterborough is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Peterborough is 241 km. The road distance is 269.3 km.

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The bus from Ottawa, ON to Peterborough, ON takes 4 h 13 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Peterborough, ON. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Peterborough twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 13 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
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
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 - $130
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 - $29
Economy
$24 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
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
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Oshawa GO to Crawford Dr. @ Harper Rd. Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Oshawa GO to Peterborough Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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