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

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$73 - $131

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Bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353 / ...

$38 - $81

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Pickering 260.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Hwy 407 Bus Terminal to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

$104 - $320

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 71 bus, line 52 bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Unionville GO Bus
  3. Take the line 52 bus from Unionville GO Bus to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

$100 - $339

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ

$149 - $479

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ

$145 - $437

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $420 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Pickering. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride via Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal and University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 57m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Pickering is 319 km. The road distance is 417.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Pickering without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs $95 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Ottawa to Pickering, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs $95 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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Ottawa to Pickering bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Pickering.
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  • Distance: 199.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Pickering every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $130 and the journey takes 3h 46m. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Pickering every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
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
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Hwy 407 Bus Terminal to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Unionville GO Bus
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Unionville GO Bus to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
GO Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Pickering is 417 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Ottawa to Pickering.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Pickering. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19m and costs $4.

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