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Journey Information

Ottawa to Petawawa bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.14
Fastest time2h 5m
Trips per day5
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ottawa to Petawawa right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Ottawa to Petawawa?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $30.61 was the low point for bus fares from Ottawa to Petawawa. Buses from Petawawa to Ottawa are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $30.61 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $6.78 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 83 miles (134 kilometers) from Ottawa, ON to Petawawa, ON. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 5 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Ottawa to Petawawa for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ottawa?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Ottawa to Petawawa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Ottawa to Petawawa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Ontario to Ontario without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Ottawa to Petawawa?

There is one bus company that operates from Ottawa to Petawawa. Ontario Northland is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland52h 40m$34.05

Where does the bus leave from in Ottawa?

Buses to Petawawa leave from multiple locations in Ottawa, Ontario. These are the 5 most popular bus stations:

  • Ottawa Train Station
  • 265 Catherine St
  • Ottawa - Hospital - General Campus
  • Kanata Town Centre
  • Ottawa - CHEO

Where does the bus arrive in Petawawa?

All buses from Ottawa arrive at one main station in Petawawa, Ontario:

  • 3520 Petawawa Boulevard

Price trends for buses from Ottawa to Petawawa

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JanJan

Monthly average prices

$33$27$20$13$7FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$67$53$40$27$133020100

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