There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Stratford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Stratford VIA Rail

$80 - $234

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Bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from InterContinental Toronto Centre to Stratford Festival Theatre, 55, Queen Street, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Stratford Direct Bus

$54 - $144

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Fallowfield to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from InterContinental Toronto Centre to Stratford Festival Theatre, 55, Queen Street, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada Stratford Direct Bus

$68 - $178

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Stratford 362 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Stratford

$125 - $416

Fly to London, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to London (YXU) YOW - YXU
  2. Take the train from London to Stratford

$137 - $429

Fly to Toronto, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from InterContinental Toronto Centre to Stratford Festival Theatre, 55, Queen Street, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada

$122 - $338

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Stratford Festival Theatre, 55, Queen Street, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada via Bay St At Dundas St West and InterContinental Toronto Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Stratford is 475 km. The road distance is 579.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Stratford without a car is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Ottawa to Stratford, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Stratford bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Stratford is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ottawa to Stratford bus services, operated by Stratford Festival Direct Bus, arrive at Stratford Festival Theatre, 55, Queen Street, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Stratford is 579 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Ottawa to Stratford.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 296.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Stratford, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Ottawa to Stratford via Toronto and Stratford in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Stratford via Toronto, ON, Bay St At Dundas St West, Bay St At Front St West, and InterContinental Toronto Centre in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from Toronto to Stratford
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Fallowfield to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$70 - $95
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from London to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$30 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Stratford Festival Direct Bus
Phone
1-800-567-1600
Email
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/ContactUs
Website
stratfordfestival.ca
Bus from InterContinental Toronto Centre to Stratford Festival Theatre, 55, Queen Street, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
stratfordfestival.ca
Book at
stratfordfestival.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75

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

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