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There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Saint John by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Ottawa to Saint John  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Saint John (YSJ) YOW - YSJ

$239 - $634

Cheapest option

Fly Ottawa to Fredericton, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Fredericton (YFC) YOW - YFC
  2. Take the bus from Fredericton Airport to Saint John, NB

$148 - $439

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Train to Montreal, fly to Saint John  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Saint John (YSJ) YUL - YSJ

$234 - $482

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Fredericton / Lincoln - 415 ch Nevers,
  4. Take the bus from Oromocto, NB to Saint John, NB

$246 - $306

Train, bus  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Moncton
  3. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB

$187 - $339

Drive  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Saint John 575.8 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Saint John is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Saint John is to fly which costs $310 - $850 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Saint John is 752 km. The road distance is 921.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Saint John without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 18 h 8 min and costs $320 - $400.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Ottawa to Saint John, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Saint John Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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Saint John is 1 h ahead of Ottawa. It is currently 11:45 PM in Ottawa and 12:45 AM in Saint John.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Saint John is 921 km. It takes approximately 11 h 40 min to drive from Ottawa to Saint John.

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Saint John. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Saint John.
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  • Distance: 470.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Saint John, NB, Canada?

Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from Ottawa to Saint John 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Saint John via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Saint John
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Montreal to Saint John via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton via Halifax
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Saint John
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Fredericton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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 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
Train from Montréal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $120
Economy
$120 - $170
EconomyPlus
$150 - $220
Business
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton Airport to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Oromocto, NB to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $26
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maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
maritimebus.com
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
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Gare d'autocars de Montréal to Quebec Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
intercar.ca
Autobus Les Sillons
Phone
+1(418) 986 3886
Email
info@autobuslessillons.com
Bus and ferry from Quebec - 3001, Chemin-des-Quatre-Bourgeois, St Foy to Fredericton / Lincoln - 415 ch Nevers,
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
autobuslessillons.com

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