There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Pickering by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$50 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 39 min

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

$35 - $75

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Pickering 260.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, line 52 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the line 52 bus from Richmond Hill Centre to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

$103 - $319

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 71 bus, line 52 bus  •  4 h 29 min

  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  •  6 h 5 min

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

$131 - $475

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Pickering is to fly and line 52 bus which costs $130 - $420 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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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 Richmond Hill Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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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 4 h 59 min and costs $60 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min 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 4 h 59 min and costs $60 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 6 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Pickering is 417 km. It takes approximately 4 h 43 min 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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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Pickering.
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  • Distance: 199.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Pickering every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Pickering every 4 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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 - $160
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
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Richmond Hill Centre to Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
31 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
$4 - $6
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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