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

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

You can take a train from Ottawa to Waterloo via Toronto in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Waterloo via Toronto, ON in around 7 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island via Montreal
Avg. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Ottawa to London
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Kitchener
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Fallowfield to Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 59 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 London to Kitchener
Avg. Duration
1 h 44 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 Ottawa to Kingston
Avg. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
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
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kitchener, ON
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Square One to Wilfrid Laurier University
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ottawa to Waterloo?

The distance between Ottawa and Waterloo is 439 km. The road distance is 543 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Waterloo?

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Waterloo is to drive which costs $70 and takes 6 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ottawa to Waterloo?

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Waterloo is to fly and train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs $280.

Is there a direct train between Ottawa and Waterloo?

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Kitchener via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ottawa and Waterloo?

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Kitchener, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Ottawa to Waterloo?

It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Ottawa to Waterloo, including transfers.