Explore 4 ways to travel

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Recommended option

Train via Montréal  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Québec VIA Rail

$64 - $196

Cheapest option

Fly from Ottawa Gatineau, line 80 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa Gatineau (YND) to Quebec (YQB) YND - YQB
  2. Take the line 80 bus from T. Les Saules to Caron

$42 - $287

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Québec VIA Rail

$45 - $150

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ 5803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montréal to Québec Montréal - Québec

$46 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Quebec 278 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Ottawa, line 80 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Quebec (YQB) YOW - YQB
  2. Take the line 80 bus from T. Les Saules to Caron

$117 - $467

Train to Montreal, fly  •  5 h 2 min

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

$155 - $449

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Quebec is 379 km. The road distance is 445 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to fly and line 80 bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $50 - $380.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ottawa and arriving at Québec. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Quebec. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Québec via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Ottawa to Quebec, including transfers.

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Quebec, QC, Canada?

You can take a train from Ottawa to Quebec via Montréal in around 5 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Quebec via Montreal, PQ and Montréal in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Provincial
Website
provincialaerospace.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $3,800
Sky Jet
Flights from Ottawa Gatineau to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Air Inuit
Website
airinuit.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Québec
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Train from Ottawa to Québec
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
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