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There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Waterloo University, ON 5635

$82 - $163

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Bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Waterloo University, ON 5635

$41 - $105

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Train, bus via Square One  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Square One to University of Waterloo 25

$84 - $147

Bus via Charles Terminal  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West 5685 / ...

$45 - $109

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to University of Waterloo 340.9 miles

$45 - $65

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Waterloo University, ON

$104 - $333

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Waterloo University, ON

$103 - $361

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Waterloo University, ON

$149 - $492

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Waterloo University, ON

$148 - $459

Fly Ottawa to London, train  •  8 h

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

$148 - $443

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $480 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to University of Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Waterloo University, ON via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 56 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and University of Waterloo is 441 km. The road distance is 545.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 59 min and costs $100 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo, including transfers.

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Ottawa to University of Waterloo bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Ottawa to University of Waterloo bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Waterloo University, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to University of Waterloo is 545 km. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Ottawa to University of Waterloo.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 275.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and University of Waterloo, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to University of Waterloo via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street and Waterloo University, ON in around 7 h 56 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
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 Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from London to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Waterloo University, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
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
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Waterloo University, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Waterloo University, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Square One to University of Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit

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

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There are 54+ hotels available in University of Waterloo. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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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 $4.

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