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Ottawa to Winnipeg drive

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Ottawa to Winnipeg road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Ottawa to Winnipeg. If you're planning a road trip to Winnipeg, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

9:00 am  start in Ottawa
drive for about 2.5 hours

11:44 am  Algonquin Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:44 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:32 pm  Sturgeon Falls
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:32 pm
drive for about 4.5 hours

8:08 pm  Timmins
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 9 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Timmins
drive for about 3 hours

1:00 pm  Hearst
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:00 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:26 pm  Longlac
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:26 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:42 pm  Nipigon
stay overnight and leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours

 Day 3

9:00 am  leave from Nipigon
drive for about 4.5 hours

1:17 pm  Ignace
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:17 pm
drive for about 5 hours

7:16 pm  arrive in Winnipeg

day 3 driving ≈ 9.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Algonquin Park  (6 mentions)

Sturgeon Falls






What are some things to do in Winnipeg?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Assiniboine Park Zoo  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Winnipeg. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Winnipeg for a first time visitor?  (6 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Winnipeg?  (4 answers)

profile  Kelsey from New York City asked:
What to Do in Winnipeg in June?  (3 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Winnipeg.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Winnipeg to Ottawa drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Ottawa to Winnipeg. Or get a full Ottawa to Winnipeg flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Ottawa well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Ottawa!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,331 miles
driving time of 22 hours, 56 minutes
Winnipeg is 1 hour behind Ottawa
22 Ottawa travel answers
1 Hearst travel answer
10 Winnipeg travel answers


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