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There are 5 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 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  •  1h 58m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Ottawa (YOW) IAD - YOW

$159 - $410

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street to Syracuse, NY Ny
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$71 - $268

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  16h 13m

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton 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

$145 - $416

Bus via Philadelphia  •  18h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Scranton Amtrak Station 202 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse, Ny 206
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$113 - $336

Drive  •  10h 6m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa 563.3 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 10h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa is to fly which costs $120 - $320 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Washington Dulles Airport and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Washington, DC, Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 25m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Ottawa is 458 miles. The road distance is 563.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 15h 25m and costs $50 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa is to fly which takes 1h 58m and costs $120 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $210 and takes 15h 25m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 31m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Ottawa, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 457.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

United Airlines, Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa via Washington DC, Washington, DC, Binghamton, NY, Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street, and Syracuse, NY in around 15h 25m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$80 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $230
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
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
$90 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$150 - $220
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Book at
ourbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$14 - $20
Refundable
$38 - $41
Standard Fare
$27 - $32
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
International
$45 - $65
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$58 - $62
Standard Fare
$46 - $52
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $50
International
$55 - $80
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Scranton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Martz Trailways
Phone
+1 570 821-3838
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th St Station, PA to Scranton, PA
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa is 563 miles. It takes approximately 10h 6m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ottawa.

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United Airlines, Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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