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There are 4 intercity buses per day from Ottawa to Blind River. Traveling by bus from Ottawa to Blind River usually takes around 9 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 7 minutes.
|Distance||353 mi (569 km)|
|Shortest duration||9h 7m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Ottawa to Blind River?
€81.46 is the average price of a bus ticket from Ottawa to Blind River. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
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What bus companies travel from Ottawa to Blind River?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Ottawa to Blind River. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||4||9h 31m||€83.99|
Ontario Northland has been running buses since 1937 and continues to provide essential intercity service across Canada's second-largest province. Onboard their vehicles, passengers will find Wi-Fi connectivity described by passengers as excellent. Ontario Northland's clean and comfortable vehicles also include power outlets, air conditioning, and restrooms. Ontario Northland trips from Ottawa to Blind River usually take about 9 hours and 31 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
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The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 569 kilometers from Ottawa to Blind River. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 7 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.
The first bus leaves at 10:00 and the last bus leaves at 10:00. To see the times for all buses from Ottawa to Blind River, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Ottawa?
Main departure station: Ottawa - Hospital - General Campus
Buses to Blind River leave from 4 stations in Ottawa.
All bus stations in Ottawa:
Ottawa - Hospital - General Campus
Ottawa Train Station
Ottawa - CHEO
Kanata - OC Transpo Terry Fox
Where does the bus arrive in Blind River?
Main arrival station: 190 Trans-Canada Hwy
All buses from Ottawa arrive at one main station in Blind River.
Bus stations in Blind River:
190 Trans-Canada Hwy
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