Getting To and From Ottawa International Airport (YOW)
Time: 30 minutes
OC Transpo, Ottawa’s public bus service, offers service directly to and from the airport. Catch the 97, which departs from pillar 14 outside the level one arrivals area. The bus costs $3.30 and stops at major hubs throughout the city, where riders can transfer if need be. Bus tickets are available at the ground transportation desk in the airport, located on level one at the central door of the arrivals area. Many Ottawa buses are accessible (including the 97), but riders with disabilities can also contact Para Transpo ahead of time if additional service is required.
Time: 20 minutes
The average cost to take a cab from the airport to downtown Ottawa is $29. The vehicles are plentiful and are available outside of the arrivals terminal.
Cars can be rented from several agencies, all of which are conveniently located in the parkade across the street from the terminal. For the contact information of the car rental agencies operating out of the airport, click here. Customers are asked to make arrangements with the agency at least 48 hours in advance.
Limousines can be reserved in advance. Call Elite Limousine at 888-901-6222 for more information.
For directions, parking information and more public transit options to and from Ottawa International Airport, visit the airport’s website or call 613-248-2125 or 613-248-2141.