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There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5h 5m

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

$273 - $753

Cheapest option

Bus via Sturgeon Falls, ON  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Sturgeon Falls, ON Ottawa
  2. Take the bus from Sturgeon Falls to Sault Ste Marie Ontc

$81 - $137

2 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to North Bay Ontc / ...
  2. Take the bus from North Bay to Sault Ste Marie Ontc

$84 - $145

Drive  •  10h 16m

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

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie is to fly which costs $350 - $1,000 and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Sault Ste Marie via North Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Sault Ste. Marie is 678 km. The road distance is 791.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie without a car is to bus which takes 12h 10m and costs $110 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie is to fly which takes 5h 5m and costs $350 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $190 and takes 12h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 24m and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Sault Ste Marie station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie.
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  • Distance: 423.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 5m

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 North Bay in around 12h 10m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Boston, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via La Macaza, Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa to North Bay
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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Ontario Northland
Bus from North Bay to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Sturgeon Falls to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
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Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to North Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Sturgeon Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie is 791 km. It takes approximately 10h 16m to drive from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie.

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Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Sault Ste Marie Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Sault Ste. Marie. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19m and costs $4.

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