How to get from Pickering to Ottawa

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. VIA Rail

$47 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. 5758

$29 - $66

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. 260.5 miles

$30 - $50

Line 112 bus, train to Toronto Island, fly to Ottawa  •  4 h 2 min

  1. YTZ - YOW

$99 - $337

Line 52 bus to Toronto, fly to Ottawa  •  3 h 51 min

  1. YYZ - YOW

$104 - $319

Line 112 bus, train to Toronto Island, fly to Montreal, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. YTZ - YUL

$127 - $432

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Pickering to Ottawa hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Pickering to Ottawa once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 37 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
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
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Pickering GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
gotransit.com
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
5 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $70
Durham Region Transit
Website
durhamregiontransit.com
Bus from Zents Eastbound @ Brock Road to Pickering Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
durhamregiontransit.com
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Brock Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Richmond Hill Centre
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pickering and Ottawa is 319 km. The road distance is 417 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pickering to Ottawa is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Pickering to Ottawa is to line 52 bus and fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $130 - $420.

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 7 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Pickering to Ottawa, including transfers.