Ottawa to Petawawa bus

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Ottawa to Petawawa. Traveling by bus from Ottawa to Petawawa usually takes around 2 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Distance83 mi (134 km)
Shortest duration2h 7m
Cheapest price€25.67
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Ottawa to Petawawa?

The average price for a bus ticket to Petawawa is €25.86, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from Ottawa. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

€43€29€14DecDec

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Ottawa to Petawawa is expected to range from €38 to €40. If you are looking to travel to Petawawa within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €38. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €38 and can be found on 10 December 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Ottawa to Petawawa by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €26 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Ottawa to Petawawa?

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

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland42h 31m€29.77
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    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 Petawawa usually take about 2 hours and 31 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ottawa to Petawawa during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus ride from Ottawa to Petawawa?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 134 kilometers from Ottawa to Petawawa. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 7 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 bus 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 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, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ottawa?

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 Petawawa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 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 Ottawa to Petawawa without transferring.

City Information

Ottawa

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 bus leave from in Ottawa?

Ottawa Train Station, Ottawa, ON - CAXDSVIA-0

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Ottawa Train Station, Ottawa, ON - CAXDSVIA-1

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Main departure station: Ottawa Train Station

The Ottawa Station is the central station for intermodal transportation services in Ottawa. Constructed in 1966, the current station is an eclectic mix of modernism and Beaux-Arts, offering a unique design that makes it stand out from the crowd. The current station provides intercity bus services and rail services all from one convenient hub. The rail services are provided by VIA Rail, with possible destinations including Toronto and Montreal. In addition, Ontario Northland offers bus service, and there is also a shuttle bus line from the station to Montréal–Trudeau International Airport. On-station amenities include a parking lot with 330 spaces, bicycle parking racks, and disabled access.

All bus stations in Ottawa:

  • Ottawa Train Station

  • Ottawa - Hospital - General Campus

  • Ottawa - CHEO

  • Kanata - OC Transpo Terry Fox

Where does the bus arrive in Petawawa?

Main arrival station: 3520 Petawawa Boulevard

All buses from Ottawa arrive at one main station in Petawawa.

Bus stations in Petawawa:

  • 3520 Petawawa Boulevard

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