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There are 7 ways to get from South Carolina to Ottawa by plane, bus, 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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Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Ottawa (YOW) GSP - YOW

$189 - $1,145

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  26h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$114 - $347

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Fly from Columbia  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Columbia (CAE) to Ottawa (YOW) CAE - YOW

$224 - $1,504

Bus Wanda Coach  •  22h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Syracuse, NY Ny
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$116 - $257

Train, bus  •  23h 7m

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station 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

$163 - $513

Train  •  27h 24m

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station 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

$197 - $513

Drive  •  16h 34m

  1. Drive from Florence to Ottawa 962.4 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Ottawa is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 16h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Ottawa is to fly which costs $180 - $1,200 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Florence, Sc and arriving at Ottawa, ON via New York, Ny, N Salina St & E Willow St and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina station to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak Station and arriving at Ottawa via New York Penn Station and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 24m.

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The distance between South Carolina and Ottawa is 853 miles. The road distance is 962.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 22h 47m and costs $110 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from South Carolina to Ottawa, including transfers.

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South Carolina to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Florence, Sc station.

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South Carolina to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Florence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Ottawa is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs $180 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $260 and takes 22h 47m, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 27h 24m.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 853 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Greenville to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Ottawa via Florence, SC, New York, NY, East Broadway, W 4 St, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal, and Syracuse, NY in around 22h 47m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
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 Florence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
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
10h 56m
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
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
2h 11m
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
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Florence, SC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Florence, Sc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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There is no direct flight from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Ottawa is 962 miles. It takes approximately 16h 34m to drive from South Carolina to Ottawa.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs $35 - $45.

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