There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Whitby GO by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$47 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON 5859 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Whitby Station 3 stops / ...

$35 - $77

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Whitby GO 248.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Toronto Island, train  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Whitby GO

$97 - $335

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Whitby GO

$103 - $322

Train to Montreal, fly to Toronto Island, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Union Station to Whitby GO

$126 - $428

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Union Station to Whitby GO

$131 - $478

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Whitby GO, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Whitby GO hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Whitby GO via Kingston, ON and Kingston, Ontario in around 5 h 57 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $95
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $250
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
GO Transit
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, Ontario to Whitby Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Whitby GO is 309 km. The road distance is 397 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Whitby GO is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Whitby GO is to fly and train which takes 3 h 47 min and costs $120 - $430.

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Whitby GO. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Whitby GO via Oshawa GO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Whitby GO. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Whitby Station via Kingston, Ontario. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Ottawa to Whitby GO, including transfers.