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There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg by plane, train or car

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Fly from Ottawa  •  4 h 50 min

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

$166 - $506

3 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  6 h 25 min

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

$191 - $744

Train  •  40 h 23 min

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

$270 - $468

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 fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 4 h 50 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 50 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 23 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 train which takes 40 h 23 min and costs $350 - $650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Ottawa to Winnipeg, including transfers.

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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 50 min and costs $210 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $350 - $650 and takes 40 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Winnipeg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 51 min.

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Winnipeg is 1 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 4:38 AM in Ottawa and 3:38 AM in Winnipeg.

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  • Distance: 1047 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

WestJet, Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Ottawa to Winnipeg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Toronto in around 40 h 23 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Winnipeg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Toronto to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $190
Economy
$200 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$370 - $550

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Ottawa to Winnipeg train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Winnipeg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Winnipeg is 2666 km. It takes approximately 28 h 11 min to drive from Ottawa to Winnipeg.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Winnipeg Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Winnipeg. Prices start at $53 USD per night.

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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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