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

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Fly to London, taxi  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to London (YXU) YOW - YXU
  2. Take a taxi from London to Stratford

$203 - $483

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Bus  •  8h 43m

  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

$57 - $98

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  5h 57m

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

$116 - $351

Fly to Toronto, bus  •  6h 6m

  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

Train, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa 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

$95 - $153

Train  •  7h 37m

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

$117 - $223

Drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Stratford 362 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Stratford is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Stratford is to fly and taxi which costs $260 - $650 and takes 3h 54m.

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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 8h 43m.

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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 and bus which takes 7h 33m and costs $120 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m 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 7h 37m and costs $150 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $130 and takes 8h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to London Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 43m.

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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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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 296.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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 7h 37m. 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 8h 43m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
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
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Toronto to Stratford
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
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
2h 5m
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
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80
Other operators
Taxi from London to Stratford
Ave. Duration
52m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow London Taxi
Phone
+1 519 567 1111
Website
yellowlondontaxi.ca

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

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to London Airport.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Stratford. Prices start at $90 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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