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Toronto to Ottawa bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$80.87
Shortest Duration13h 15m
Trips per day3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Toronto to Ottawa

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Toronto to Ottawa is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Toronto to Ottawa were $82.81. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average $27.38 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Toronto to Ottawa?

The distance between Toronto and Ottawa is approximately 218.91 miles, or 352.21 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 13 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What's the best day to take the bus from Toronto to Ottawa?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Sunday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from Toronto to Ottawa.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Wednesday. If you are planning to book travel for Wednesday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Ontario Northland from Toronto to Ottawa has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 scheduled bus trips per day. Ontario Northland has the most regularly scheduled departures from Toronto to Ottawa, with an average of 3 trips per day and 73 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Toronto to Ottawa. Of the 3 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Toronto to Ottawa starts at $29.28.

1 carriers offer Toronto to Ottawa bus trips

Ontario Northland

Book Ontario Northland from Toronto to Ottawa from $80.87. There are 3 trips per day offered by Ontario Northland from Toronto to Ottawa and you can expect on average to pay $85.63 for a Ontario Northland ticket to Ottawa. In Toronto, Ontario Northland departs to Ottawa from 1 Yorkdale St and one other station. In Ottawa, Ontario Northland arrives at 265 Catherine St and one other station.

An average trip on Ontario Northland from Toronto to Ottawa takes 13 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Ontario Northland trip will get you to Ottawa in 13 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Ontario Northland offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $85.68 for a weekend trip to Ottawa.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Toronto. Most bus trips to Ottawa will depart from:
  • 1 Yorkdale St
  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St
Bus trips arrive in Ottawa at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Ottawa for trips arriving from Toronto:
  • 265 Catherine St
  • Kanata Town Centre