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There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island 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.

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Fly Ottawa to Boston, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Boston (BOS) YOW - BOS
  2. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$129 - $315

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Bus, train  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$65 - $144

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Bus to Massena, fly to Boston, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  2. Fly from Massena (MSS) to Boston (BOS) MSS - BOS
  3. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$114 - $293

Fly Ottawa to Providence  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Providence (PVD) YOW - PVD

$115 - $955

Train to Montreal, fly to Boston, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Boston (BOS) YUL - BOS
  3. Take the train from South Station to South Attleboro

$179 - $423

Train, bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Boston, MA
  4. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak

$101 - $187

Bus  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Hanover
  3. Take the bus from Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn to Boston Logan Int. Airport
  4. Take the bus from Boston Logan Airport to Providence

$83 - $164

Train  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak

$155 - $309

Drive  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Providence 476.7 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island is to fly and train which costs $160 - $420 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Providence via Montreal, Pq, Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn, Logan Airport Terminal C and Boston Logan Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Rhode Island. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Providence Amtrak via Montreal Central Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Rhode Island is 520 km. The road distance is 762.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 25 min and costs $130 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island is to fly which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $150 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $220 and takes 16 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs $200 - $410 and takes 17 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Rhode Island.
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  • Distance: 325 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Rhode Island, USA?

United Airlines, Air Canada and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Warwick hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Providence via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, Pq, Hanover, Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn, Boston Logan Int. Airport, Logan Airport Terminal C, Logan Airport Terminal B, and Boston Logan Airport in around 16 h 4 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to South Attleboro
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
MBTA
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$49
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$49
Business Class
$80 - $140
First Class
$198
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Hanover
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn to Boston Logan Int. Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston Logan Airport to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Ottawa to Rhode Island bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Providence station.

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Ottawa to Rhode Island train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Rhode Island is 763 km. It takes approximately 8 h 22 min to drive from Ottawa to Rhode Island.

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Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Rhode Island. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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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 $4.

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