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

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$45 - $150

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON 5354 / ...

$26 - $65

5 alternative options

Train via Fallowfield  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Fallowfield VIA Rail

$48 - $145

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Ottawa 279.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW

$90 - $325

Fly Toronto to Ottawa  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YYZ - YOW

$97 - $312

Fly Toronto to Kingston, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Kingston (YGK) YYZ - YGK
  2. Take the train from Kingston to Ottawa

$170 - $719

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Ottawa is to bus which costs $30 - $85 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Ottawa is to fly which costs $110 - $430 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Ottawa, ON. Services depart every four hours, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto and arriving at Ottawa. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Ottawa is 351 km. The road distance is 447.9 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $55 - $190.

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The train from Toronto to Ottawa takes 4 h 14 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Toronto to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Ottawa is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $55 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $85 and takes 5 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $430 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 219.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Ottawa hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Toronto to Ottawa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $260
Train from Toronto to Fallowfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from Kingston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75

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