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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Ottawa (YOW) DCA - YOW

$183 - $554

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  17h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON - University of Ottawa

$107 - $178

7 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  4h 9m

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

$160 - $420

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ottawa (YOW) PHL - YOW

$310 - $760

Train, bus via Syracuse  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union 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

$140 - $508

Train, bus  •  16h 57m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Montreal, QC
  4. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON - University of Ottawa

$164 - $434

Bus  •  17h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC
  3. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON - University of Ottawa

$132 - $193

Bus via Toronto  •  22h 20m

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

$113 - $176

Drive  •  10h 1m

  1. Drive from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) 558.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 3h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW). However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Airport Stop via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Montréal, QC and Laurier 1A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 26m.

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The distance between Washington and Ottawa Airport (YOW) is 452 miles. The road distance is 558.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) without a car is to train and bus via Syracuse which takes 14h 39m and costs $100 - $390.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW), including transfers.

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Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) is to fly which takes 3h 46m and costs $140 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17h 26m.

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

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Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Ottawa, ON - University of Ottawa station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW).
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  • Distance: 452.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Ottawa Airport (YOW), Canada?

Air Canada and Delta fly from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Montreal, QC, Montréal, QC, Ottawa, ON - University of Ottawa, and Laurier 1A in around 17h 26m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
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
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $210
First Class
$180 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $260
First Class
$250 - $430
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$80 - $170
Business Class Seat
$130 - $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 Washington Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $130
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
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
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
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
Bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON - University of Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$19 - $28
Refundable
$46 - $50
Standard Fare
$36 - $41
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
International
$50 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$69 - $74
Standard Fare
$55 - $65
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
International
$60 - $85
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29
Book at
easternbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $100
Night bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW) is 558 miles. It takes approximately 10h 1m to drive from Washington to Ottawa Airport (YOW).

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Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Ottawa Airport (YOW). Prices start at $91 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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