There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to Rimouski by plane, car, car ferry, train or bus

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Fly Ottawa to Mont Joli  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Mont Joli (YYY) YOW - YYY

$190 - $768

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Train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Sainte-Foy VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Rimouski VIA Rail

$80 - $261

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Fly Ottawa to Baie Comeau, drive, car ferry  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Baie Comeau (YBC) YOW - YBC
  2. Drive from Baie Comeau to Forestville, QC
  3. Take the car ferry from Forestville, QC to Rimouski, QC

$202 - $737

Train to Montreal, fly to Mont Joli  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Mont Joli (YYY) YUL - YYY

$288 - $1,650

Train to Montreal, fly to Baie Comeau, drive, car ferry  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Baie Comeau (YBC) YUL - YBC
  3. Drive from Baie Comeau to Forestville, QC
  4. Take the car ferry from Forestville, QC to Rimouski, QC

$190 - $719

Fly Ottawa to Quebec, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Quebec (YQB) YOW - YQB
  2. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Rimouski

$165 - $604

Fly Ottawa Gatineau to Quebec, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa Gatineau (YND) to Quebec (YQB) YND - YQB
  2. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Rimouski

$90 - $424

Train via Montréal  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Sainte-Foy
  3. Take the train from Sainte-Foy to Rimouski

$94 - $316

Bus  •  11 h 22 min

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

$81 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Rimouski 458.5 miles

$60 - $90

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Rimouski. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Rimouski via Montréal and Québec. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Rimouski. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Rimouski via Montréal and Sainte-Foy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Rimouski is 641 km. The road distance is 733.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Rimouski without a car is to train which takes 10 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Ottawa to Rimouski, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Rimouski is to fly which takes 8 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 11 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Mont Joli Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Rimouski.
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  • Distance: 400.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

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

Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Ottawa to Rimouski hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Rimouski via Montréal and Sainte-Foy in around 10 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Quebec, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Moncton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Mont Joli via Boston, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Baie Comeau via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Mont Joli
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Baie Comeau
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
Sky Jet
Flights from Ottawa Gatineau to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Train from Sainte-Foy to Rimouski
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
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 Sainte-Foy
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
Train from Ottawa to Sainte-Foy
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $95
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Orleans Express
Ferry operators
Traverse Rimouski-Forestville
Phone
+1-418-725-2725
Email
infocnm@traversier.com
Website
ssl.pqm.net
Car ferry from Forestville, QC to Rimouski, QC
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ssl.pqm.net
Passenger
$20
Motorcycle
$45
Vehicle
$57

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Rimouski is 734 km. It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to drive from Ottawa to Rimouski.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Mont Joli Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Rimouski. Prices start at $60 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 .

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