There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Quebec 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 via Montréal  •  5 h 47 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 Ottawa Gatineau to Quebec, line 80 bus  •  3 h 50 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

6 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 Ottawa to Quebec, line 80 bus  •  4 h 12 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 to Quebec  •  5 h 6 min

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

$155 - $449

Fly Ottawa to Montreal, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Montreal (YUL) YOW - YUL
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Québec

$201 - $916

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Ottawa and Quebec is 379 km. The road distance is 444.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Quebec without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $80 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Ottawa to Quebec, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Quebec bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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Ottawa to Quebec train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $80 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Quebec Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Ottawa to Quebec bus services, operated by Orleans Express, arrive at Québec station.

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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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 47 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 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 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 35 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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