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To book your ticket to Ottawa with FlixBus, you can visit our website, select your departure and arrival cities, and pick your travel dates. To find the best deals, buy your tickets, and manage all your bookings, download the FlixBus App!
There are 2 bus stops in Ottawa. The stations are Ottawa, Kanata, and you can find their location on the map on this page.
FlixBus is one of the most affordable and convenient ways to travel to Ottawa! Depending on where you are traveling from, tickets to Ottawa cost as little as $14.99. Book in advance or travel during the week to Ottawa to get the best savings.
If you booked your ticket online to Ottawa, you should have received a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code that serves as your ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. There is no need to print the ticket, you can show the digital version to the driver, and you're ready to board.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Ottawa during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from several categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort, and bed seats - ideal for a relaxing journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
You can purchase your ticket using a payment card, Paypal, Google Pay, and others. Once in the payment section, you can see all the available options. If you're having trouble with the payment, check out our help section about payments. You can also pay cash if you buy your ticket on board or at a sales point.
You can book your ticket to Ottawa from as little as $14.99. You can book your ticket on our website or in the app. Book in advance to get the best deals!

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! 

Buses to Ottawa

Find the most affordable buses to Ottawa

With FlixBus, it’s easy to travel to Ottawa, as 15 rides are available starting from only $14.99 depending on the departure city, date and time. Also, Ottawa has 2 FlixBus bus stops, so reaching the city center it's pretty simple. Booking a bus ticket to Ottawa is effortless: you can book on our website or through the FlixBus App. If you prefer paying cash or if you're a last-minute traveller, you can also get your ticket at our shops or aboard the FlixBus. Booking in advance with our app guarantees the lowest fares, and you get your ticket digitally in the app, so you don't have to print your ticket before hopping onboard, sitting back, relaxing and enjoying a comfortable ride to Ottawa!

Why traveling to Ottawa with FlixBus

You can get to Ottawa from 15 different cities, and when it’s time to move on, there are as many connection from Ottawa to other destinations. No matter the journey, bus travel is always a better and more sustainable choice than other means of transportation (on a person/km basis, traveling by bus is more environmental-friendly than driving, flying and, in certain countries, even going by train). Plus, when you ride with FlixBus, you can offset your CO₂ emissions by clicking the CO₂ compensation box when you book your ticket, helping the planet and supporting us towards our sustainability goals! You can get your ticket at one of our service desks and pay cash or with a payment card. You can also book it on our website or our FlixBus app with a credit card, PayPal or Google Pay if you're a more digital person. Then you can look forward to enjoying our onboard services including free Wi-Fi, plenty of legroom, comfortable seats and power outlets.

Onboard services

Reserve a seat when you book your FlixBus ticket to Ottawa online or in the app. Whether you want peace and quiet or to sit close to your friends, we've got seat reservation options that suit everyone. Choose a classic seat or a table seat if you need a little extra space to work or relax. You can also go for a panorama seat on the bus front for a great view or book a spare seat next to yours and enjoy that extra space. There's no need to worry about what to pack when you travel with FlixBus, as we offer hand luggage and check-in luggage to every traveller. After stowing your luggage, head to your seat and enjoy our onboard services, including free Wi-Fi on most buses. All our buses have toilets and power outlets.

Onboard services are subject to availability