There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Whitby 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 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$48 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353, 5355, 5357 / ...

$32 - $70

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Whitby 249.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$100 - $338

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$106 - $325

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  6 h 10 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

$134 - $479

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 56 min

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

$128 - $429

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Whitby is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Whitby is to fly and train which costs $130 - $450 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Whitby is 307 km. The road distance is 399.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Ottawa to Whitby, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Whitby. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Rossland Eastbound @ Garden via Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal and Kingston Eastbound @ Glenanna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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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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Ottawa to Whitby bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Whitby.
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  • Distance: 191.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Whitby every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Whitby every 3 hours. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
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
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
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 Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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