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Recommended option

Fly to Sault Ste Marie  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) YOW - YAM

$273 - $753

Cheapest option

Bus Ontario Northland  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON Ottawa
  2. Take the bus from Copper Cliff, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON 5603

$46 - $147

4 alternative options

Fly to Sault Ste Marie #2  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) YOW - CIU

$275 - $1,907

Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON 5609
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON 5603

$51 - $128

Train, bus  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON 5603

$89 - $249

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie 494.5 miles

$65 - $95

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada?

Porter Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie via Sudbury, ON in around 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via London, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Montreal, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Newark, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $85
Bus from Sudbury, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Copper Cliff, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste Marie, ON
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Book at
Ontario Northland

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Sault Ste. Marie is 678 km. The road distance is 791 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 10 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie is to fly which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $350 - $1,000.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Sault Ste Marie, ON via Sudbury, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie, including transfers.