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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Ottawa to Victoria  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Victoria (YYJ) YOW - YYJ

$265 - $605

6 alternative options

Fly Ottawa to Nanaimo, bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Nanaimo (YCD) YOW - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop

$352 - $730

Train to Montreal, fly to Victoria  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Victoria (YYJ) YUL - YYJ

$333 - $637

Train to Montreal, fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Nanaimo (YCD) YUL - YCD
  3. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop

$290 - $862

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
  4. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal

$477 - $1,272

Train, ferry  •  4 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the ferry from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria, BC

$424 - $1,379

Drive, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Tsawwassen
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay

$418 - $646

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Victoria is to fly which costs $340 - $800 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Victoria is to fly which costs $340 - $800 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Victoria is 3577 km.

The best way to get from Ottawa to Victoria without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 20 h and costs $600 - $1,700.

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Ottawa to Victoria, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Victoria Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Victoria is 3 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 6:54 PM in Ottawa and 3:54 PM in Victoria.

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

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There are 228+ hotels available in Victoria. Prices start at $96 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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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Victoria.
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  • Distance: 2235.7 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Victoria, BC, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to Victoria hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Winnipeg, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
46 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Ferry operators
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
V2V Vacations
Phone
+1-855-554-4679
Email
hello@v2vvacations.com
Website
v2vvacations.com
Ferry from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
v2vvacations.com
Premium
$85
Royal Class
$128
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$58
Motorcycle
$36

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