There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Ottawa by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa

$84 - $220

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Bus  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON

$68 - $172

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Bus via Hanover  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Take the bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn
  3. Take the bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON

$90 - $178

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Ottawa 378.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Portland to Ottawa  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Ottawa (YOW) PWM - YOW

$214 - $1,278

Bus to Boston, fly to Ottawa  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ottawa (YOW) BOS - YOW

$113 - $291

Bus to Boston, fly to Massena, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS
  3. Take the bus from Cornwall, ON to Ottawa, ON

$97 - $270

Bus to Boston, fly to Montreal, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Montreal (YUL) BOS - YUL
  3. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$146 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Ottawa is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Ottawa is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $300 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Portland, Me and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Boston, Ma and Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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The distance between Portland and Ottawa is 296 miles. The road distance is 378.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Ottawa without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 45 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 12 h 45 min to get from Portland to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Portland to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Ottawa is to bus which takes 13 h 31 min and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,300 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 295.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 45 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Portland to Ottawa via Boston, Ma, Montreal, Pq, and Montreal, PQ in around 13 h 31 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Portland to Ottawa hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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
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
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Concord Coach Lines
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Cornwall, ON to Ottawa, 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
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Ottawa is 379 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Portland to Ottawa.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Portland Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 16 min and costs .

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