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

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Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Québec to Ottawa VIA Rail

$70 - $130

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Line 80 bus to Quebec, fly to Ottawa Gatineau  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 80 bus from Caron to T. Les Saules
  2. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Ottawa Gatineau (YND) YQB - YND

$47 - $357

5 alternative options

Bus Intercar  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Quebec to Montreal Dolbeau
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON 5810 / ...

$53 - $93

Bus Orleans Express  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Québec to Montréal Montréal - Québec
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON 5810 / ...

$47 - $83

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Quebec to Ottawa 277.6 miles

$35 - $55

Line 80 bus to Quebec, fly to Ottawa  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 80 bus from Caron to T. Les Saules
  2. Fly from Quebec (YQB) to Ottawa (YOW) YQB - YOW

$117 - $467

Train to Montreal, fly to Ottawa  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Québec to Montréal
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Ottawa (YOW) YUL - YOW

$221 - $909

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The cheapest way to get from Quebec to Ottawa is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quebec to Ottawa is to line 80 bus and fly which costs $60 - $470 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quebec to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Quebec and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Québec and arriving at Ottawa. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Quebec and Ottawa is 379 km. The road distance is 444.1 km.

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The best way to get from Quebec to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 6 h and costs $90 - $170.

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The train from Québec to Ottawa takes 6 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Quebec to Ottawa bus services, operated by Intercar, depart from Quebec station.

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Quebec to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Québec station.

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The best way to get from Quebec to Ottawa is to train which takes 6 h and costs $90 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Quebec, QC, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Quebec to Ottawa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quebec to Ottawa via Montreal and Montreal, PQ in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Quebec to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Quebec to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Sky Jet
Flights from Quebec to Ottawa Gatineau
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $350
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Québec to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Québec to Montréal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
Bus operators
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

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The quickest flight from Quebec Airport to Ottawa Gatineau Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Quebec to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Ottawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quebec to Ottawa is 444 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Quebec to Ottawa.

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Sky Jet offers flights from Quebec Airport to Ottawa Gatineau Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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