There are 7 ways to get from Vancouver to Ottawa by plane, train, bus 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.

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Delta fly from Vancouver to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Ottawa via Everett Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 2 days 15 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa
Avg. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Montreal
Avg. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Toronto
Avg. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Calgary
Avg. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal
Avg. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Edmonton
Avg. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Ottawa
Avg. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Toronto
Avg. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Victoria
Avg. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Toronto
Avg. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Calgary, Toronto
Avg. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Nanaimo, Toronto
Avg. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Montreal, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Regina, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Kelowna, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Kamloops, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Ottawa, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Kingston via Edmonton, Toronto
Avg. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa
Avg. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Calgary
Avg. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Ottawa via Toronto
Avg. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal
Avg. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal via Calgary
Avg. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Montreal
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Avg. Duration
1 h 36 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
Train from Kingston to Ottawa
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Avg. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Vancouver to Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$300 - $420
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$850 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,500 - $2,100
Train from Toronto to Fallowfield
Avg. Duration
3 h 46 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 - $270
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Rome2rio guide to
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Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Avg. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Avg. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$55 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$95 - $140
Refundable
$100 - $150
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Avg. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$180 - $260
Online Fare
$240 - $330
Standard Fare
$300 - $430
Refundable
$320 - $460
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vancouver to Ottawa?

The distance between Vancouver and Ottawa is 3540 km. The road distance is 4854 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Ottawa?

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Ottawa is to fly and train which costs $410 and takes 8 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Vancouver to Ottawa?

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Ottawa is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $470.

Is there a direct bus between Vancouver and Ottawa?

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Calgary, AB and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3 h.

How long does it take to get from Vancouver to Ottawa?

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Vancouver to Ottawa, including transfers.