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There are 8 ways to get from Princeton to Ottawa by bus, plane, train 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.

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Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ottawa (YOW) LGA - YOW

$115 - $447

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$58 - $216

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Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ottawa (YOW) PHL - YOW

$223 - $474

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW

$129 - $397

Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$68 - $204

Train, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$90 - $457

Train  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa

$130 - $459

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Ottawa 440.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Ottawa is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Ottawa is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $450 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Ottawa, ON via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Ottawa is 356 miles. The road distance is 440.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 35 min and costs $65 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Princeton to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Princeton to Ottawa bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Ottawa is to bus which takes 11 h 35 min and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $460 and takes 16 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 355.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Ottawa via New York Port Authority, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Syracuse, NY in around 11 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Princeton to Ottawa via Princeton Jct., New York Penn Station, Montreal Central Station, and Montréal in around 16 h 34 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
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 New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Ottawa is 441 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Princeton to Ottawa.

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Delta, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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