There are 7 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Ottawa  •  6 h 5 min

  1. PIT - YOW

$80 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 36 min

  1. 212
  2. 300

$72 - $187

5 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. PIT - YUL

$124 - $310

Bus, night bus, train  •  13 h 40 min

  1. 212
  2. 270

$99 - $275

Train  •  16 h 56 min

$151 - $416

Bus via Dubois, PA  •  17 h 21 min

  1. 300

$104 - $227

Drive  •  9 h 25 min

  1. 549 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and three other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Erie, Pa, Buffalo, Ny, Toronto, On, and Toronto, ON in around 14 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Pittsburgh and Ottawa is 654 km. The road distance is 878 km.

The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 9 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa is to fly which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $80 - $150.

No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Ottawa via Cleveland Amtrak, Buffalo and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 56 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Erie, Pa, Buffalo, Ny and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa, including transfers.