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. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) YOW - PIT

$81 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa

$72 - $222

5 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Pittsburgh (PIT) YUL - PIT

$124 - $308

Train, bus  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Pittsburgh, Pa

$95 - $253

Train  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
  4. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak

$168 - $464

Bus via Dubois, PA  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
  3. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA

$101 - $241

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Pittsburgh 549.6 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Pittsburgh is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Pittsburgh is to train and fly which costs $160 - $410 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Pittsburgh is 654 km. The road distance is 879.4 km.

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

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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 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Pittsburgh. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Pittsburgh Amtrak via Toronto, Niagara Falls Station, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Cleveland Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 43 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Pittsburgh is 879 km. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to drive from Ottawa to Pittsburgh.

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  • Distance: 408.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and two 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 51 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via London, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Pittsburgh via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 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 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Montreal to Pittsburgh via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 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 - $260
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 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 Canada
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $85
Refundable
$60 - $90
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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
fab.tdstickets.com
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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