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There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Ottawa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  2h 38m

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

$90 - $325

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Bus  •  5h 15m

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

$25 - $50

3 alternative options

Fly from Toronto  •  2h 46m

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

$97 - $312

Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$70 - $130

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Ottawa 279.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Ottawa is to bus which costs $30 - $65 and takes 5h 15m.

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

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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 every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto and arriving at Ottawa. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 34m.

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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 4h 34m and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Toronto to Ottawa, including transfers.

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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 fly which takes 2h 38m and costs $110 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $170 and takes 4h 34m, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 5h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 219.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

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

Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from Toronto to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Ottawa every 3 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 4h 34m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
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
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
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
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$25 - $35
Refundable
$52 - $56
Standard Fare
$43 - $48
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
International
$45 - $65

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Ottawa is 448 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Toronto to Ottawa.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 251+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to line 509 tram which takes 12m and costs $3.

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