There are 3 ways to get from Ottawa to Trenton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Trenton Junction VIA Rail

$43 - $118

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Trenton, ON 5361 / ...

$20 - $50

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Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Trenton 178.2 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Trenton is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Trenton is to train which costs $55 - $160 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Trenton, ON. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Trenton is 208 km. The road distance is 285.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Trenton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $55 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Ottawa to Trenton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Trenton is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $55 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $65 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Ottawa to Trenton bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Trenton, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Trenton is 285 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Ottawa to Trenton.

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  • Distance: 130.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Trenton hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Trenton once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Trenton Junction
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Trenton, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$40 - $60

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