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

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Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Québec VIA Rail

$70 - $130

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Fly from Ottawa Gatineau, line 80 bus  •  3 h 51 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

Bus Orleans Express  •  6 h 27 min

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

$46 - $86

Bus Intercar  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ Ottawa
  2. Take the bus from Montreal to Quebec Montréal

$51 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Quebec 278 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Ottawa, line 80 bus  •  4 h 16 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  •  4 h 56 min

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

$172 - $455

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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 51 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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 39 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 39 min and costs $90 - $170.

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The train from Ottawa to Québec takes 5 h 39 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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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 39 min and costs $90 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Quebec.
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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Quebec 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Quebec via Montréal in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Provincial
Website
provincialaerospace.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $3,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Québec
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Gatineau Airport to Quebec Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Ottawa to Quebec bus services, operated by Orleans Express, arrive at Québec 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 445 km. It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to drive from Ottawa to Quebec.

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Sky Jet offers flights from Ottawa Gatineau Airport to Quebec Airport.

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There are 432+ hotels available in Quebec. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Gatineau Airport is to line 7 bus which takes 15 min and costs $4.

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