There are 3 ways to get from Ottawa to Peterborough by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Peterborough, ON 5381 / ...

$19 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Peterborough 168.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly, train, bus  •  5 h 23 min

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

$105 - $397

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Peterborough, ON. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 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 best way to get from Ottawa to Peterborough without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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The bus from Ottawa, ON to Peterborough, ON takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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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 Peterborough bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Peterborough, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Peterborough is 269 km. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Ottawa to Peterborough.

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

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Peterborough.
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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Peterborough 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 35 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
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 - $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 Peterborough Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit

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There are 24+ hotels available in Peterborough. Prices start at $65 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 .

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