There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to St. John's by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry, rideshare or ferry

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Recommended option

Fly from Ottawa  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to St Johns (YYT) YOW - YYT

$164 - $854

5 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to St Johns (YYT) YUL - YYT

$203 - $785

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Rockland, ME
  4. Drive from Rockland, ME to North Sydney, NS
  5. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
  6. Take the bus from Port aux Basques to St. John’s MUN University Centre

$277 - $461

Train, rideshare, drive, ferry, bus  •  39 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Quebec
  3. Drive from Gare fluviale to North Sydney, NS
  4. Take the ferry from North Sydney, NS to Argentia
  5. Take the bus from Whitbourne to St. John’s MUN University Centre

$249 - $365

Train, rideshare, drive, car ferry, bus  •  42 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Quebec
  3. Drive from Gare fluviale to North Sydney, NS
  4. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
  5. Take the bus from Port aux Basques to St. John’s MUN University Centre

$268 - $423

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to North Sydney, NS
  2. Take the car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
  3. Drive from Port aux Basques to St. John's

$238 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to St. John's is to fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to St. John's is to fly which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $210 - $1,200.

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The distance between Ottawa and St. John's is 1770 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Ottawa to St. John's, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and St. John's, NL, Canada?

Air Canada, Porter Airlines and WestJet fly from Ottawa to St. John's hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Montreal to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to St Johns via Halifax
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
DRL-LR
Website
drl-lr.com
Bus from Port aux Basques to St. John’s MUN University Centre
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Bus from Whitbourne to St. John’s MUN University Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
drl-lr.com
Ferry operators
Marine Atlantic
Phone
+1 800-341-7981
Website
marineatlantic.ca
Car ferry from North Sydney, NS to Port aux Basques
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca
Ferry from North Sydney, NS to Argentia
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$86 - $92
Schedules at
marineatlantic.ca
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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