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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. VIA Rail

$50 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. 5353 / ...

$31 - $71

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. 260.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, line 52 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. YOW - YYZ

$103 - $319

Fly Ottawa to Toronto Island, line 71 bus, line 52 bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. YOW - YTZ

$97 - $335

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  6 h 16 min

  1. YGK - YYZ

$131 - $475

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Pickering hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Pickering every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 52 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Scarborough Town Centre, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Richmond Hill Centre to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Unionville GO Bus
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Unionville GO Bus to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Pickering is 319 km. The road distance is 417 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to fly and line 52 bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs $130 - $420.

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 Richmond Hill Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Ottawa to Pickering, including transfers.