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There are 5 ways to get from Pickering to Ottawa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Oshawa to Ottawa VIA Rail

$72 - $140

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Bus  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Oshawa, ON to Ottawa, ON 5758

$28 - $51

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Pickering to Ottawa 260.5 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Toronto, fly  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Hwy 407 Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YYZ - YOW

$104 - $319

Line 112 bus, train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the line 112 bus from Zents Eastbound @ Brock Road to Pickering Station
  2. Take the train from Pickering GO to Union Station
  3. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW

$99 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Pickering to Ottawa is to bus which costs $35 - $70 and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Pickering to Ottawa is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $420 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pickering to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Oshawa, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Pickering and Ottawa is 319 km. The road distance is 416.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pickering to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs $90 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Pickering to Ottawa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pickering to Ottawa is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs $90 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 1m.

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Pickering to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Ottawa, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Pickering to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 199.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 52m

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Pickering to Ottawa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $130 and the journey takes 4h 1m. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Pickering to Ottawa once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Oshawa to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
GO Transit
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Oshawa, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$49 - $52
Standard Fare
$40 - $45
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
International
$45 - $65
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Hwy 407 Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Durham Region Transit
Website
durhamregiontransit.com
Bus from Zents Eastbound @ Brock Road to Pickering Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
durhamregiontransit.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pickering to Ottawa is 417 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Pickering to Ottawa.

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

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There are 251+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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