How to travel from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON

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from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON

You can get from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50AMMontreal, QC0h48 08:38AMOttawa, ON
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07:50AMMontreal, QC0h48 08:38AMOttawa, ON
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04:40PMMontreal, QC0h46 05:26PMOttawa, ON
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02:10PMMontreal, QC0h46 02:56PMOttawa, ON
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10:00PMMontreal, QC0h46 10:46PMOttawa, ON
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Travel Information between Montreal, QC and Ottawa, ON

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $656
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€24) • 2 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $656 (€629) • 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Canada or VIA Rail Canada

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 102 miles (164 km) to Ottawa, ON from Montreal, QC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 41 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Air Canada or VIA Rail Canada among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Ottawa, ON easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON.
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You can travel to Ottawa, ON from Montreal, QC 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€24) compared to other travel options to Ottawa, ON:

A bus is generally $631 (€605) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $656 (€629) from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON.

A bus is $20 (€19) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON costing on average $45 (€43).

The fastest way to get to Ottawa, ON from Montreal, QC is by flight with an average travel time of 41 min.

Other travel options to Ottawa, ON can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 48 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h   on average.

Ottawa, ON is approximately 102 miles (164 km) away from Montreal, QC.

The average frequency per day from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON is:

  • Around 8 buses per day.
  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Air Canada for flights to Ottawa, ON. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Canada Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON tickets on Omio for $656 (€629).
    • VIA Rail Canada can take you to Ottawa, ON by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for VIA Rail Canada from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON for $45 (€43).

    Yes, there are direct routes from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct train to Ottawa, ON with VIA Rail Canada with 4 direct trains per day.

    Direct services to Ottawa, ON tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Omio customers who travel from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON often also extend their vacation to go to Toronto, Paris or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ottawa, ON and these popular destinations at a great price.

    Before traveling from Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket costs $25 (€24) one way on average for this journey.
    • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $656 (€629) one way on average.
    • A train ticket for this trip is costing $45 (€43) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Montreal, QC to Ottawa, ON tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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