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

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

Fly from Ottawa  •  6 h 44 min

  1. YOW - PIT

$81 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 34 min

$72 - $223

5 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. YUL - PIT

$125 - $309

Train, bus  •  13 h 57 min

$94 - $255

Train  •  19 h 8 min

$151 - $416

Bus via Dubois, PA  •  19 h 35 min

$101 - $242

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. 549.6 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Pittsburgh, PA, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Pittsburgh every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Toronto, ON, Buffalo, NY, Buffalo, Ny, and Erie, Pa in around 14 h 34 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $70
Standard Fare
$55 - $85
Refundable
$60 - $95
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Pittsburgh is 654 km. The road distance is 879 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 9 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Pittsburgh is to train and fly which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $160 - $400.

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Toronto, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Cleveland Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 8 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Pittsburgh, Pa via Toronto, ON, Buffalo, Ny and Erie, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Ottawa to Pittsburgh, including transfers.