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It's really easy to buy a bus ticket to Ottawa with FlixBus: you can book online on our website simply selecting your departure and arrival cities, and picking your favorite date to travel. The best way to find cheap tickets though is by using the free FlixBus App and keep your ticket always in your pocket!
Getting to Ottawa with FlixBus is easy as you can reach Ottawa from 13 cities. You can also save the cost of the hotel by traveling on overnight buses, so no matter your schedule, you can plan your journey to Ottawa around you.
Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Ottawa! Depending on where you are travelling from, getting to Ottawa with FlixBus can cost as little as 18,90 €!
We offer several payment methods for purchasing your ticket to Ottawa. You can choose among card payment, PayPal, Google Pay and many more. Once in the payment section, you will be able to see all the available options and pick your preferred one. If you are having difficulties with payment, check out our help page about payments. If you buy your bus ticket onboard or at a sales point you are also given the option to pay cash.
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Ottawa is easy! If you book online, you receive a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you book through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
There is one bus stop in the city. You can find its location on the map on this page.
When traveling to Ottawa with FlixBus, you get extra legroom, power outlets, and of course restrooms. Most of our buses offer free Wi-Fi. Make sure to bring chargers for your devices, as you can find power outlets on board.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Ottawa during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats- ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
Traveling by bus to Ottawa is one of the most environmentally-friendly options available (compared to traveling by car or plane), and you can help the planet by offsetting your carbon emissions when you travel with FlixBus! Just click the CO₂ compensation box when you book your ticket and help us towards our goal of zero-emission travel!
Whether you travel to Ottawa with a wheelchair, use a service animal or are pregnant at the time of your trip, we have the facilities in place to help.
Passengers younger than 15 years old can travel to Ottawa for less. At the time of booking, we calculate the cheapest price for you from all available rates and discounts. If the discounted price is lower than the child fare, the selected passengers pay the same price. Please, make sure you check our child travel and seat policy. Foldable pushchairs or strollers can be transported for free on the bus to Ottawa.
You don' need to worry about packing light when you travel to Ottawa with FlixBus! Your bus ticket to Ottawa includes the FREE transportation of one carry-on bag and one checked luggage. If you want to carry additional or special luggage, you can check all the options available on this page.

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 neighborhoods like Hintonburg, where street art and hip cafes thrive. Dig into the city's culinary scene that goes beyond poutine, with tantalizing 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 colors. 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 neighborhoods 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 flavors, or the Canadian Tulip Festival, where you can picnic amidst stunning blooms of color. 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. Traveling 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! 

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