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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Whitby to Ottawa. Traveling by coach from Whitby to Ottawa usually takes around 3 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest Book-a-Ride coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance191 mi (308 km)
Shortest duration3h 30m
Cheapest price£22.09
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceBook-a-Ride
Coach lines1

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Whitby to Ottawa

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




20 February 2023- Regular commuter


Pros: Bus driver was friendly, bus was clean and seating area was spacious. Cons: The accuracy on the timing.

Pros: Bus driver was friendly, bus was clean and seating area was spacious. Cons: The accuracy on the timing.



27 October 2022- Solo travel


Driver was very open and explained delay

Driver was very open and explained delay

How much is a coach ticket from Whitby to Ottawa?

The average price for a coach ticket to Ottawa is £23.68, Traveling by coach on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Whitby. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on coach tickets everytime, we search all of the best coach options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £8.91 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Whitby to Ottawa?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Whitby to Ottawa. Book-a-Ride connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Book-a-Ride43h 57m£25.44
  • Book-a-Ride


    Book Book-a-Ride from Whitby to Ottawa from £22. There are 4 Book-a-Ride schedules from Whitby to Ottawa and you can expect on average to pay for a Book-a-Ride ticket to Ottawa. In Whitby, Book-a-Ride departs to Ottawa from Whitby (Go Station) and no other station. In Ottawa, Book-a-Ride arrives at 33 George St and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Book-a-Ride from Whitby to Ottawa takes 3 hours and 57 minutes , while the fastest available Book-a-Ride trip will get you to Ottawa in 3 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Book-a-Ride offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Ottawa.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Whitby to Ottawa during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Whitby to Ottawa?

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 191 miles from Whitby to Ottawa. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Because many passengers travel from Whitby to Ottawa at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Whitby?

The first coach leaves at 10:00 and the last coach leaves at 17:00. To see the times for all coaches from Whitby to Ottawa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Whitby to Ottawa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Whitby to Ottawa without transferring.

City Information


If big cities such as Toronto or Montreal appear too crowded for your taste, consider Ottawa for a change. Boasting a small-town vibe with a vibrant art scene, the city will appeal to all kinds of travelers. Ottawa’s star attraction is the Rideau Canal, which meanders its way through the city center. In the summer months, the canal is full of boats and cyclists who wander about, and in the colder months of the year, it becomes the largest ice skating rink in the world. If you are a fan of architecture, don’t miss out on Parliament Hill, which features three amazing neo-Gothic structures. For those who seek to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Gatineau Park, located just 15 minutes from Downtown, offers the reprieve you need.

Ottawa features a very diverse food scene that caters to everyone’s needs. If you just can’t get enough of French delicacies, head to Signatures Restaurant, which is housed in a Tudor Revival-style mansion. If you want to try out Canadian signatures, try Atelier instead.

The main intercity train station in town is Ottawa Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s air services are handled by the Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, which is located 5.5 miles south of the city’s downtown.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Whitby?

Main departure station: Whitby (Go Station)

Most coaches depart from the main station in Whitby.

All coach stations in Whitby:

  • Whitby (Go Station)

Where does the coach arrive in Ottawa?

Main arrival station: 33 George St

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Ottawa.

Coach stations in Ottawa:

  • 33 George St

  • Ottawa (Bayshore Dr-Woodridge Cres)

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