There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 18 min

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

$75 - $220

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Bus  •  7 h 51 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 / ...

$38 - $151

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 20 min

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

$57 - $172

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 36 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, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$118 - $399

Fly Ottawa to London, train  •  7 h 27 min

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

$136 - $432

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 24 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

$132 - $488

Questions & Answers

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 51 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 which takes 7 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 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 best way to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 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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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to University of Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 275.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Ottawa to University of Waterloo via Toronto, Kitchener, Weber / Victoria, Water / King, Charles Terminal, and U.W. / Biology in around 7 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to University of Waterloo via Toronto, ON, Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street, and Waterloo University, ON in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
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
3 h 2 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 Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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 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 Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $110
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 Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
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 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
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 - 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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There are 48+ hotels available in University of Waterloo. Prices start at $61 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 .

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