How to travel from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC

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from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC

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

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To get from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC on Jul 02 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30PMOttawa, ON0h45 08:15PMMontreal, QC
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6991One-way
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07:30PMOttawa, ON0h45 08:15PMMontreal, QC
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6991One-way
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06:30PMOttawa, ON0h44 07:14PMMontreal, QC
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7091One-way
05:10PMOttawa, ON0h48 05:58PMMontreal, QC
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7091One-way
07:55PMOttawa, ON11h15 07:10AMMontreal, QC
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7221One-way

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Travel Information to Montreal, QC from Ottawa, ON

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $616 (€550) • 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Canada or VIA Rail Canada

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 102 miles (164 km) between Ottawa, ON and Montreal, QC. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Canada or VIA Rail Canada among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC.

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Travel to Montreal, QC 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 Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC.
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There are 4 ways to get from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Montreal, QC:

Taking a ferry is usually $19 (€17) less than taking a bus to Montreal, QC, which costs on average $19 (€17) for the same trip.

A ferry is $616 (€550) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC costing on average $616 (€550).

Taking a ferry is usually $59 (€53) less than taking a train to Montreal, QC, which costs on average $59 (€53) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC is by flight with an average journey time of 42 min.

There are alternative travel options to Montreal, QC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 42 min.

In comparison, getting to Montreal, QC by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 54 min   on average.

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

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

  • 10 buses per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

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

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

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

    • Air Canada can get you to Montreal, QC by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Canada from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC for $616 (€550) on Omio.
    • Travel with VIA Rail Canada for trains to Montreal, QC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for VIA Rail Canada Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC tickets on Omio for $59 (€53).
    Omio customers who travel from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Toronto or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Montreal, QC and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $19 (€17) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket costs $616 (€550) one way on average for this trip.
    • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $59 (€53) one way on average for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Ottawa, ON to Montreal, QC 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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