Ottawa is an extremely accessible city. Choose your ideal mode of transportation, and we'll help you the rest of the way:
CAR: Taking a road trip? Click here for the best info on where we're located and how to get here by car.
TRAIN: Relaxing and enjoyable, the train is a fantastic way to travel. Find out more and check available tickets here.
BUS: Several convenient coach lines make riding into town by bus a breeze.
AIRPLANE: Ottawa's International Airport is convenient, quick, and a very simple drive or cab away from downtown.
Once you're in Ottawa, getting around town is half the fun. Ottawa makes it easy to cruise, stroll and ride your way through our sites.
WALK: The National Capital is a welcoming and walkable city; it'll definitely be one of the most picturesque strolls you've had in a while.
BIKE: Ottawa bike paths and culture are second to none. With a gorgeous netowrk of pathways winding through the city's greenery, Ottawa is a cyclists dream.
CAR: With a perfect balance of major thoroughfares, scenic parkways, and minimal traffic, driving in Ottawa is a true pleasure.
TAXI: One of Ottawa's many taxi providers will be pleased to get you to your destination in comfort.
BUS: Ottawa's OC Transpo local bus service is a simple way to get around, on dedicated transitways and fast lanes to avoid traffic.
TOURS & SIGHTSEEING: Ride a double decker or take a boat cruise and see the city in luxury!
September 17 - 21, 2014
September 25 - 28, 2014
Sparks Street Village
October 15 - 19, 2014
Casino du Lac-Leamy
View our Ottawa Visitor Guide online to plan your stay in Canada’s Capital region.
100 Bayshore Drive, Ottawa 613-829-7491
55 ByWard Market, Ottawa 613-862-8515
East of the Rideau Canal and south of George Street in the city centre.
240 McLeod Street, Ottawa 613-238-7873
110 Place d'Orleans Drive, Orleans 613-824-9468
50 Rideau Street, Ottawa 613-236-6565
Sparks Street, from Elgin to Lyon Streets 613-230-0984
1200 St-Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa
320 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
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