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Ottawa to Toronto by bus

The journey from Ottawa to Toronto by bus is 218.12 mi and takes 6 hr 24 min. There are 92 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:10 AM and the last at 11:59 PM. It is possible to travel from Ottawa to Toronto by bus for as little as $13.61 or as much as $128.91. The best price for this journey is $13.61.

Lowest Price$13.61
Journey Duration6 hr 24 min
Connection per Day92
Lowest Price$13.61
Highest Price$128.91
First Departure12:10 AM
Last Departure11:59 PM
Distance218.12 mi
DepartureOttawa
ArrivalToronto
CarriersFlixBus Inc., OurBusMore

Ottawa to Toronto Bus Times

Departure date
Friday, Jul 19, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Ottawa to Toronto? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Ottawa to Toronto, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Ottawa to Toronto by bus?

The prices for bus tickets from Ottawa to Toronto vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Ottawa to Toronto will cost $13.61. The average bus ticket price is approximately $49.00. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from Ottawa to Toronto will cost you $49.00. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Ottawa to Toronto by bus?

The distance between Ottawa to Toronto is approximately 218.12 mi. In general, it will take you about 6 hr 24 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions, and the type of terrain that must be crossed. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey from Ottawa to Toronto covers a distance of 218.12 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 6 hr 24 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hr 35 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Ottawa to Toronto faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many daily journeys are there from Ottawa to Toronto?

The route from Ottawa to Toronto is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Ottawa 92 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Ottawa to Toronto, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 68 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 24 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Ottawa to Toronto. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Ottawa to Toronto, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Ottawa to Toronto.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $10.24 to $23.10 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 56% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Ottawa to Toronto

The cheapest Ottawa - Toronto bus tickets can be found for as low as $17.65 if you’re lucky, or $25.18 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $36.07.

Find the best day to travel to Toronto by bus

When travelling to Toronto by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Rider Express is a Canadian transportation company that offers bus services across Western Canada and the United States. The company was founded in 2017 and has since expanded its services to include charter buses, parcel delivery, and freight transportation. Rider Express operates a fleet of modern buses equipped with amenities such as Wi-Fi, power outlets, and reclining seats. The company's routes cover major cities such as Vancouver, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, and Minneapolis. Rider Express is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable transportation options for its customers.

Services on board OurBus, FlixBus and Ontario Northland from Ottawa to Toronto
Compare services on board when travelling from Ottawa to Toronto by bus.
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Ottawa to Toronto CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
24.57kg
Bus
26.33kg
Flight
70.21kg
Car
56.17kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Ottawa to Toronto?
A bus ticket from Ottawa to Toronto is $49.00. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $13.61.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Ottawa to Toronto?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Ottawa to Toronto is $13.61. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Ottawa and Toronto by bus?
Ottawa to Toronto is 218.12 mi.
How long does the bus between Ottawa and Toronto take?
Ottawa to Toronto is on average 6 hr 24 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from Ottawa to Toronto?
The bus journey from Ottawa to Toronto is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus Inc., OurBus, FlixBus, Ontario Northland, Rider Express, Book A Ride, Red Arrow ON and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from Ottawa to Toronto?
Ottawa to Toronto has 92 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Ottawa to Toronto leave?
The earliest bus from Ottawa to Toronto departs at 12:10 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Ottawa to Toronto depart?
The latest bus from Ottawa to Toronto departs at 11:59 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Ottawa to Toronto in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $13.61 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Ottawa to Toronto?
There are on average 68 direct connection(s) from Ottawa to go to Toronto.
What's the fastest journey time between Ottawa to Toronto by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Ottawa and Toronto is 3 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct bus from Ottawa to Toronto?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Ottawa and Toronto.
What are the CO2 emissions for Ottawa to Toronto by bus?
The bus journey from Ottawa to Toronto creates 26.33kg of CO2 emissions.

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