Coming by plane

The Ottawa Airport is about 20 mins from downtown by taxi or express bus. We encourage session speakers, keynotes, plenaries to carpool in taxis or travel by bus where and when possible.

Taxi to/from airport:

The average taxi fare to or from the airport is approximately 30$ plus tip.

Blueline Taxi Ph: 613 238-1111
Capital Taxi Ph: 613 744-3333

Bus to/from airport:

An express bus leaves regularly to/from the airport terminal.

Paying by Cash (reimbursable to speakers with receipt):
Adults & Seniors: $4.80

Paying by bus tickets (reimbursable to speakers with receipt):
Adults & Seniors: 2 tickets worth $1.50

Bus From the Airport:
Route 97 departs from pillar 14 outside the level 1 Arrivals area. Route 97 uses low-floor, fully accessible buses that accommodate wheelchairs. Bus tickets are available at the Ground Transportation Desk located on level 1 at the central door of the Arrivals area.

Bus To the Airport:
Ottawa OC Transport service is excellent and there is a great bus travel planning tool, which can be found here. Just plug in where you’re coming from, where you want to go and when you want to leave or arrive and the tool shows you the best bus routes. Tickets can be purchased from one of many convenience or pharmacy/grocery stores nearby or at the OC Transpo Sales Centre on the 3rd floor of the Rideau Centre.

Check out the OC Transpo Ticket Vendor map here.

Car to/from airport:

Driving Directions to or from the airport are available here.

Information for Keynote, plenary and session speakers:

Keynotes, plenaries and session speakers traveling to and from the event will have their economy class travel covered by the event by means of reimbursement. Therefore, we ask that these speakers please save travel receipts and boarding passes!
The travel claims will be jeopardized otherwise. Please contact us for more information.

Taxis or a charter bus will be ordered to transport speakers to event-related venues where and when needed.