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FlixBus offers coach journeys from or to Ottawa starting at £9.49. However, keep in mind that the price may differ based on your departure location, when you book, and any available discounts or promotions. To secure the most affordable rates, consider booking in advance.
Paying for your coach ticket from or to Ottawa is easy with FlixBus. You can use various methods like payment cards, Paypal, and Google Pay. Once you're at the payment stage during booking, all options will be visible. If you face any issues, our help section about payments is there to guide you.
Getting a coach ticket from or to Ottawa is straightforward with FlixBus. You can book directly on this website or use the free FlixBus App for a seamless experience. During the booking process, you can also opt to reserve a specific seat and choose the CO₂ compensation option to offset your carbon emissions. If it fits your plans, overnight coaches might save you accommodation costs.
Ottawa boasts 2 coach stops. To view their exact locations, check out this map.
When you travel from or to Ottawa with FlixBus, you're entitled to one piece of hand luggage and one checked bag at no extra charge. Specific dimensions are provided for hand luggage 30x42x18 cm, up to 7kg, and checked luggage 50x80x30 cm, up to 20 kg. If you have special items or a bicycle, there are guidelines and potential fees you should be aware of. Check here for detailed luggage information and here for bike-related details.
On your journey from or to Ottawa, FlixBus ensures your comfort with features like extra leg space, electrical outlets at seats, and on-board restrooms. Plus, most coaches come equipped with free Wi-Fi, so you can stay connected during your trip. Remember to bring your devices as you'll be able to charge them.
Yes, you can. When booking your coach journey from or to Ottawa, you'll have the opportunity to reserve a particular seat. Depending on availability, options range from seats with better views to ones with tables or even beds. For a detailed overview and associated costs, visit our seat reservation page.
Absolutely. FlixBus ensures that all coaches travelling from or to Ottawa are equipped to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility. Our goal is to provide a comfortable and inclusive travel experience for everyone. Also, service animals are welcome on all our coaches.
Yes, for coach trips from or to Ottawa, children under 15 enjoy discounted fares. FlixBus automatically calculates the best rate, considering all available discounts. If there's a promotional fare lower than the standard child fare, that price will be applied. For detailed information, see our child travel and seating policy. And good news for parents: foldable strollers can be brought on board for free.
Once you've booked your ticket online for a journey from or to Ottawa, you'll receive an email containing a PDF booking confirmation. This document has a QR code which acts as your ticket. If you've booked via the FlixBus App, your ticket will be saved there. Simply show the digital QR code to the driver when boarding.
If you need to adjust or cancel your coach trip from or to Ottawa, FlixBus allows you to do so up to 15 minutes before departure. For the specifics on how to go about it, refer to our cancellation policy and booking modification guide.
Definitely! FlixBus offers a Real-Time Coach Tracker which allows you to monitor your coach's progress when travelling from or to Ottawa.

Discover Ottawa

Ottawa is the cool capital of Canada that's more than just maple syrup and hockey, eh! Located in the eastern part of Ontario, Ottawa sits on the banks of the majestic Ottawa River. With a population of around 1 million, it's a dynamic city with a friendly vibe. Ottawa's history is as fascinating as its iconic Parliament Hill, from its roots as a small trading post to becoming the seat of government. Today, it's a cultural hotspot with impressive museums, beautiful parks like the Rideau Canal, and a buzzing culinary scene. So, grab your toque (that knitted hat all too famous on Canadian heads) and join the fun in Ottawa! 

Why Visit Ottawa with FlixBus?

In Ottawa, predictable Canadian charm meets welcome surprises. Beyond its status as the capital, Ottawa is a hidden gem worth discovering. Unveil its quirky side as you explore funky neighbourhoods like Hintonburg, where street art and hip cafes thrive. Dig into the city's culinary scene that goes beyond poutine, with tantalising food trucks and farm-to-table delights. Marvel at the unconventional architecture of the Ottawa Art Gallery or the futuristic design of the Canadian Museum of Nature. Don't miss the offbeat festivals that celebrate everything from tulips to zombies! And if you're feeling adventurous, hop on a bike and explore the scenic paths along the Rideau Canal. Ottawa's understated charm will surprise you at every turn, making it a destination that's truly worth exploring! 

When to Visit Ottawa

For sunny adventures and lively festivals, summer is the prime time in Ottawa. Don't miss Canada Day celebrations! If you're a fan of vibrant foliage and mild temperatures, fall paints the city in breathtaking colours. Winter lovers, bundle up and experience the magical Winterlude festival. Spring brings milder weather and blooming tulips, perfect for strolls along the Rideau Canal. For fewer crowds and better deals, consider weekdays outside of major events. Pack accordingly and choose the season that matches your interests for an unforgettable Ottawa experience! 

Top Attractions in Ottawa

The capital city of Ottawa is more fun than a maple syrup-infused dance party!  

  • Begin your adventure with a visit to Parliament Hill, where you can witness the iconic Changing of the Guard ceremony and explore historic buildings. 
  •  Don't miss the enchanting Rideau Canal, transforming into the world's largest skating rink in winter.  
  • Explore the Canadian Museum of History, where you'll journey through the country's fascinating past.  
  • For a touch of culture, immerse yourself in the vibrant ByWard Market, filled with local artisans, gourmet delights, and buzzing nightlife.  
  • Get a taste of the arts scene at the National Gallery of Canada, housing stunning collections from Canadian and international artists.  
  • If you're a nature lover, Gatineau Park offers breathtaking trails and panoramic views.  

Ottawa's unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty will leave you singing "O Canada" with joy! 

Getting Around Ottawa

Ottawa's OC Transpo buses are the main mode of transport, with frequent service throughout the city. To ride, you can purchase single-ride tickets or use the Presto card for seamless travel across buses and the O-Train light rail system. The O-Train connects various neighbourhoods and downtown, running every few minutes during peak times. The system operates on a reliable schedule, and real-time information is available through apps and displays at major stops.

Food and Drink in Ottawa

Start your taste bud tour of Ottawa with poutine, a heavenly concoction of fries, gravy, and cheese curds that'll have you exclaiming "Ooo la la!" in a strangely French accent. Don't miss the bustling ByWard Market for farm-to-table delights and local vendors. For more international options, explore the diverse restaurants in Little Italy or Chinatown. Consider indulging in BeaverTails, a sweet pastry treat, while strolling along the Rideau Canal. Keep an eye out for the Ottawa Wine and Food Festival, highlighting local flavours, or the Canadian Tulip Festival, where you can picnic amidst stunning blooms of colour. The food scene here will leave you deliciously satisfied! 

Nightlife and Entertainment in Ottawa

When the stars sprinkle their magic over Ottawa, the city comes alive with a dynamic nightlife! Begin your evening in the historic ByWard Market, where trendy pubs and bustling bars offer a lively atmosphere. For a taste of live music, head to Elgin Street, where you'll find vibrant venues hosting local talent. Don't miss the Canadian Tulip Festival, where the city blossoms with beauty and nighttime concerts fill the air. If you're a comedy enthusiast, catch a show at Absolute Comedy Club for some laughter therapy. For a unique experience, visit Casino du Lac-Leamy just across the river, where you can try your luck at the tables or enjoy live entertainment. 

Plan Your Visit to Ottawa with FlixBus

From stunning landmarks to lively markets and cultural festivals, Ottawa is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. And the best way to embark on your adventure? Hop aboard FlixBus and let the journey unfold. With affordable bus tickets to Ottawa and comfortable travel options, it's time to plan your trip and experience the capital city like a true explorer. Travelling by bus is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available, as you reduce traffic-related emissions – you can also help the planet by choosing to offset your CO₂ emissions when booking your ticket. Grab your FlixBus ticket and let the fun begin in Ottawa! 

Buses to and from Ottawa

Discover budget-friendly bus fares to Ottawa

In the hunt for economical fares to Ottawa? Look no further; we cater to your needs with buses linking Ottawa starting from just £9.49. Plus, grab an even better deal by booking ahead. Ottawa boasts 2 bus stops accessible from 18 cities. Explore the FlixBus routes to find if your city's connected!

Reasons to opt for FlixBus for journeys to Ottawa

FlixBus strikes a balance between cost and comfort, ensuring a top-notch journey experience. Have a pleasant ride to Ottawa, taking advantage of onboard perks such as complimentary Wi-Fi and charging ports. Reserve your preferred seat at the time of booking, and take solace in the fact that your ticket includes both a hand luggage and a checked suitcase.

Guidelines to secure your bus seat to Ottawa

It's straightforward to book with FlixBus: either on this site or using the free FlixBus App, wrap up your reservation in mere moments. When buying your ticket online to Ottawa, you have a variety of secure online payment options, including credit card, Paypal, Google, or Apple Pay. If you'd rather, you can also settle in cash onboard or at one of our counters.

Benefits of Travelling with FlixBus to Ottawa?

With FlixBus, experience travel like never before—where pocket-friendly meets top-tier service. We can't wait to have you onboard!

Liberal Baggage Policy

Whether you're a minimalist traveller or one who packs everything, we cater to both by allowing one cabin bag and one stored bag at no added cost. For more specifics, peruse our detailed luggage terms.

Journeys with Tots from or to Ottawa

Discounts are on offer for kiddos below 15, and there's no charge for bringing along prams. For a full rundown, consult our child travel guidance.

Universal Access

All our coach routes in Ottawa are designed to be inclusive for travellers with limited mobility. We welcome guide dogs on all journeys, and there's no charge for the carriage of wheelchairs, collapsible wheelchairs, and other mobility equipment.

Amenities Onboard

When making your way to or from Ottawa, sink into our spacious seating arrangements. Delight in free add-ons like individual charging points, onboard toilets, and yes, free Wi-Fi on a majority of our vehicles. We're all about your convenience.

Travel with a Conscience

Embrace a sustainable future by choosing FlixBus. Add the CO₂ compensation option when reserving and be assured of a green travel choice. Travelling with FlixBus from or to Ottawa isn’t just a more eco-friendly alternative to cars, cabs or flights, it’s also wallet-friendly and comfortable.

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