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

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Fly from Ottawa  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Quebec (YQB) YOW - YQB

$208 - $655

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Rideshare  •  6h

  1. Take the rideshare from Ottawa to Montreal
  2. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City

$40

4 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  4h 41m

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

$187 - $723

Train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Québec VIA Rail

$90 - $170

Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ Ottawa / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to Québec, QC Québec / ...

$65 - $105

Drive  •  5h 3m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Quebec 444.5 km

$50 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to rideshare which costs $40 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to fly which costs $200 - $700 and takes 3h 20m.

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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, QC via Montreal, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ottawa and arriving at Québec. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Quebec is 379 km. The road distance is 444.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Quebec without a car is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m 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 fly which takes 3h 20m and costs $200 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $170 and takes 5h 39m, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Quebec.
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  • Distance: 379 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Air Canada flies from Ottawa to Quebec 3 times a day. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Québec 4 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $170 and the journey takes 5h 39m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Provincial
Website
provincialaerospace.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air Inuit
Website
airinuit.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Ottawa to Québec
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$50 - $70
Online Fare
$19 - $28
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Standard Fare
$36 - $41
Refundable
$47 - $50
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montreal, QC to Québec, QC
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
intercar.ca
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Ottawa to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Quebec Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Ottawa to Quebec bus services, operated by Intercar, arrive at Québec, QC station.

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Ottawa to Quebec train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Québec station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Quebec is 444 km. It takes approximately 5h 3m to drive from Ottawa to Quebec.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Quebec Airport.

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There are 466+ hotels available in Quebec. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ottawa and Quebec. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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