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There are 12 ways to get from Ottawa to Worcester by train, night bus, 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.

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Train, night bus, bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma 255 / ...

$94 - $203

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station 277 / ...

$62 - $154

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Bus via Albany, NY  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Springfield, MA
  4. Take the bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station 255 / ...

$77 - $157

Train  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Worcester Amtrak

$126 - $295

Bus, train  •  22 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311 / ...
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Worcester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$95 - $256

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Worcester 453.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Ottawa to Boston, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Boston (BOS) YOW - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$106 - $293

Bus to Massena, fly to Boston, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  2. Fly from Massena (MSS) to Boston (BOS) MSS - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$91 - $271

Fly Ottawa to Worcester  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Worcester (ORH) YOW - ORH

$115 - $955

Train to Montreal, fly to Boston, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Boston (BOS) YUL - BOS
  3. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$156 - $401

Bus to Ogdensburg, fly to Albany, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Prescott, ON
  2. Fly from Ogdensburg (OGS) to Albany (ALB) OGS - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma

$69 - $139

Bus, bus to Saranac Lake, fly to Boston  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  2. Take the bus from Hogansburg to Paul Smiths
  3. Fly from Saranac Lake (SLK) to Boston (BOS) SLK - BOS
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station

$129 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Worcester is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Worcester is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $390 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Worcester station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Worcester, MA - Union Station via Montréal, QC, Albany, NY and Springfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Worcester. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Worcester Amtrak via Montreal Central Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 57 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Worcester is 469 km. The road distance is 725 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Worcester without a car is to train and night bus and bus which takes 11 h 32 min and costs $120 - $270.

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It takes approximately 11 h 32 min to get from Ottawa to Worcester, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Worcester is to bus which takes 13 h 35 min and costs $100 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $160 - $390 and takes 14 h 57 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $1,300 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Worcester.
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  • Distance: 293.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 32 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Worcester, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Worcester via Montreal, PQ, Montréal, QC, Albany, NY, Springfield, MA, and Springfield in around 13 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Worcester via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak in around 14 h 57 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Ogdensburg to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Flights from Saranac Lake to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Worcester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
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
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Worcester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Worcester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Prescott, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montréal, QC to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hogansburg to Paul Smiths
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Ottawa to Worcester bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Worcester, MA - Union Station.

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Ottawa to Worcester train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Worcester Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Worcester is 725 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Ottawa to Worcester.

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Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Worcester. Prices start at $88 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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