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There are 3 ways to get from Winnipeg to Ottawa by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Winnipeg (YWG) to Ottawa (YOW) YWG - YOW

$166 - $506

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Train  •  43 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Winnipeg to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$273 - $468

Drive  •  28 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Winnipeg to Ottawa 1654.5 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Winnipeg to Ottawa is to fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winnipeg to Ottawa is to fly which costs $210 - $700 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Winnipeg to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Winnipeg and arriving at Ottawa via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 33 min.

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The distance between Winnipeg and Ottawa is 1675 km. The road distance is 2647.2 km.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 43 h 33 min and costs $350 - $650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Winnipeg to Ottawa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Ottawa is to fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $210 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $350 - $650 and takes 43 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Winnipeg Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 23 min.

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Ottawa is 1 h ahead of Winnipeg. It is currently 10:38 PM in Winnipeg and 11:38 PM in Ottawa.

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  • Distance: 1047 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Winnipeg, MB, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Winnipeg to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Winnipeg to Ottawa via Toronto in around 43 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Winnipeg to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Winnipeg to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Winnipeg to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Winnipeg to Toronto
Ave. Duration
37 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $190
Economy
$200 - $280
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
Business
$370 - $550
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Winnipeg to Ottawa is 2647 km. It takes approximately 28 h 7 min to drive from Winnipeg to Ottawa.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Winnipeg Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Winnipeg to Winnipeg Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 35 min and costs $4.

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