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There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach by plane, bus, train or car

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 to Norfolk  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Norfolk (ORF) YOW - ORF

$173 - $1,227

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Bus via S State St & E Jefferson St  •  31 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC
  4. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$96 - $233

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Fly to Newport News, line 961 bus, line 960 bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newport News (PHF) YOW - PHF
  2. Take the line 961 bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Wood & Church
  3. Take the line 960 bus from Wood & Church to Parks & 20Th

$147 - $1,207

Fly to Richmond, bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Richmond (RIC) YOW - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA

$148 - $1,131

Bus  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
  4. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$116 - $236

Train  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station

$210 - $494

Bus, train  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station

$199 - $490

Train, bus  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  4. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Newport News Amtrak Station
  5. Take the bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop

Drive  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Virginia Beach 708 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 13 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $220 - $1,700 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via Montreal, QC, NY Port Authority Bus Terminal and Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Virginia Beach is 952 km. The road distance is 1132.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 15 min and costs $150 - $310.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach is to fly which takes 6 h 47 min and costs $220 - $1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $310 and takes 22 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $270 - $650 and takes 24 h 32 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Virginia Beach, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 595 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ottawa to Virginia Beach hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Virginia Beach via Montreal, QC, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Washington, DC - Union Station in around 22 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Richmond via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Newport News Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$190 - $250
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Wood & Church
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Wood & Church to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Virginia Beach is 1133 km. It takes approximately 13 h 3 min to drive from Ottawa to Virginia Beach.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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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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