There are 9 ways to get from South Carolina to Ottawa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Columbia to Ottawa  •  4 h 22 min

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

$248 - $1,533

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Bus via Syracuse, Ny  •  25 h 31 min

  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 - $352

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa  •  4 h 43 min

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

$189 - $1,145

Fly Charlotte to Ottawa  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Ottawa (YOW) CLT - YOW

$231 - $1,196

Fly Charlotte to Montreal, train  •  5 h

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

$279 - $621

Train, bus  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$158 - $523

Bus  •  26 h

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$124 - $350

Train  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak 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

$181 - $508

Drive  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Ottawa 962.4 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

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 25 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak and arriving at Ottawa via New York Penn Station and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 38 min.

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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 train and bus which takes 23 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min 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, depart from Florence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Ottawa is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 31 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 26 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Columbia Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min 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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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 853 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Columbia to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Ottawa via New York, Ny, Syracuse, Ny, N Salina St & E Willow St, Regional Transportation Center, and Syracuse, NY in around 25 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,800
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Ottawa via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Charlotte to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
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
$95 - $140
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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 Florence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 17 min
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 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
Bus operators
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
4 times 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 Florence, Sc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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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 16 h 34 min to drive from South Carolina to Ottawa.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Columbia Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Columbia Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs .

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