Ottawa Transportation

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  • 1. Public transit - city

    Ottawa's Public Transportation started on June 29, 1891 when Thomas Ahearn and Warren Soper made the first run of the Ottawa Electric Street Railway Company. The company was privately run for 58...

  • 2. Travel by Rail

    Having travelled from New York up to Montreal on the Amtrak Ariondak which was a less than spectacularly slow 10 hour service, our next stop was Ottawa. Our Montreal hotel was the Fairmont Queen...

  • 3. Intercity by bus

    February 2012 update: it appears that the YOW Shuttle Service ceased its operations at the Ottawa Airport in the summer of 2011. No other similar service has yet replaced it. However, if your hotel is...

  • 4. Travel by Air

    From outside the N-American continent: Fly to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (aka YUL)- formerly known as Montreal-Dorval - and rent a car at the airport. From there it is about 2 hours...

  • 5. General city Information

    If you're in the downtown area, there is free parking at certain parking lots after 5:30pm Monday to Friday, and all day on weekends. Do a Web search for a map of parking lots owned and operated by...

  • 6. Sightseeing tours

    City tours with Oak Road and Double Decker buses. Lady Dive Tours specializes in bilingual guided tours on both land and water. The bilingual guided tours will let you 'hop off' at the sites you...

  • 7. Travel by Road (including rentals)

    If you are looking for parking in downtown Ottawa on weekends, head over to the World Exchange Plaza underground parking lot - it's free! during daytime hours. Normally daily rates are currently $18,...

  • 8. Bus service to Algonquin Park - Park Bus

    Visiting the Provincial and National Parks in Ontario has pretty well always required a car, as there really has been no public transport for people wishing to...

  • 9. Ottawa Airport.

    I like Ottawa airport as it is small and very easy to get around. When I fly from Iceland to Canada I fly to Toronto, which is a very big airport, and from...

  • 10. OTrain

    Believe it or not, there is light rail service in Ottawa. The Otrain is currently running as a feasibility study from Bayview Station on the Transitway to South...

  • 11. Go Biking

    Ottawa is a great city for cyclists. It has over 170 kilometres of bike paths, many of them along our scenic rivers and canals: Rideau Canal & Rideau River...

  • 12. Boat Cruise

    The tour duration is approximately 1.5 hours from the Ottawa dock and 2 hours from the Hull dock. Tour comes with a bilingual and live commentary.Ottawa River...

  • 13. Across The River To The Museum of Civilization

    To visit the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau from Ottawa you can take the OCTranspo bus #8 which will deliver you to its doorstep. However the bus...

  • 14. Royal Alexandra Provincial Bridge (1900)

    The Royal Alexandra Provincial Bridge links Ottawa with Gatineau. The steel truss cantilever bridge was constructed by the Canadian Pacific Railway in...

  • 15. The #97 Airport Bus

    To get to and from Ottawa Airport the #97 bus runs from just outside the main entrance/exit into Downtown (and beyond to Bayshore) with a peak frequency of...

  • 16. Getting to Ottawa

    With the assumption most people would be coming to Ottawa from Toronto, here are some options:Rent a car - Canada's one of those places where travelling by car...

  • 17. Skate, when in right season

    If you skate, or want to learn to, try to come to Ottawa during Winterlude, or at least winter, when you will likely have the chance to skate on the Rideau...

  • 18. Taxis

    Warning: Taxis in Ottawa are a huge pain in the butt and they are not terribly cheap. If you call a taxi, go outside to wait for it as soon as possible, since...

  • 19. Explore Ottawa on foot

    The main sights of Ottawa are located in walking distance from the Parliament Hill. The Ottawa Locks, the Byward Market and the main shopping streets can be...

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