There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Ottawa  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Winnipeg (YWG) YOW - YWG

$166 - $506

Cheapest option

Bus  •  35 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON 5609
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury, ON to Winnipeg, MB 5603

$118 - $296

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Train to Montreal, fly  •  6 h 23 min

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

$174 - $738

Bus via Sudbury  •  35 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Sudbury Ontc
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury, ON to Winnipeg, MB 5603

$162 - $313

Train  •  40 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Winnipeg VIA Rail

$176 - $625

Drive  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Winnipeg 1666.1 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg is to bus which costs $150 - $390 and takes 35 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg is to fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Winnipeg. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Southbound Vaughan at Portage North via Sudbury, ON and Southbound Wellington at Greyhound Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Winnipeg. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Winnipeg via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 21 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Winnipeg is 1675 km. The road distance is 2665.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 25 min and costs $150 - $390.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg, including transfers.

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

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Ottawa to Winnipeg train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $210 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $390 and takes 35 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $220 - $850 and takes 40 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Winnipeg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 43 min.

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Ottawa to Winnipeg bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Winnipeg, MB station.

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  • Distance: 1047 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Winnipeg, MB, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and United Airlines fly from Ottawa to Winnipeg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Sudbury, ON, Winnipeg, MB, and Southbound Wellington at Greyhound Terminal in around 35 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
$50 - $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 - $260
Train from Toronto to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$130 - $190
Economy
$250 - $340
Economy Plus
$340 - $480
Business
$370 - $550
Business Plus/Sleeper
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Sudbury, ON
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$50 - $75
Refundable
$55 - $85
Bus from Sudbury, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
26 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$85 - $130
Online Fare
$120 - $170
Standard Fare
$150 - $220
Refundable
$160 - $230
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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Ontario Northland

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