There are 5 ways to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie by plane, bus, train 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 to Sault Ste Marie  •  4 h 55 min

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

$273 - $753

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 59 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

3 alternative options

Fly to Sault Ste Marie #2  •  10 h 21 min

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

$275 - $1,907

Bus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Sudbury Ontc
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie Ontc

$117 - $147

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

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

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

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

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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 4 h 55 min.

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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 Sudbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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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 12 h 25 min and costs $150 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min 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 4 h 55 min and costs $350 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $190 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie.
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  • Distance: 423.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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 in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Quebec, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via London, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Halifax, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 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 7 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 37 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
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Toronto, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
15 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
15 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Sault Ste Marie via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 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 21 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
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Sault Ste Marie
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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

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