There are 9 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa by plane, train, 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 12 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Ottawa (YOW) PIT - YOW

$81 - $146

8 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  6 h 20 min

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

$124 - $311

Fly to Kingston, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Kingston (YGK) PIT - YGK
  2. Take the train from Kingston to Ottawa

$219 - $1,913

Bus via Syracuse, NY  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$84 - $267

Train, bus  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$112 - $351

Bus, train  •  15 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Fallowfield

$114 - $322

Train  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$150 - $416

Bus  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$104 - $227

Drive  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Ottawa 549 miles

$70 - $110

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

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa is to fly which costs $80 - $150 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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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 Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 17 min.

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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 59 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Ottawa is 409 miles. The road distance is 549 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 17 min and costs $80 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Ottawa is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $80 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $270 and takes 13 h 17 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $420 and takes 16 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 408.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines 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, Buffalo, NY, and Syracuse, NY in around 13 h 17 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Saturday
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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kingston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Pittsburgh to Kingston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Pittsburgh to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Kingston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto to Fallowfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 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 - $260
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 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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
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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