Getting To/From Ottawa International Airport (YOW)
To/From the Conference Venue (The Westin)
Cost: $ CAD 3.40
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 $ CAD 3.40 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.
For more information, please consult http://www.octranspo.com/splash.
To access the Westin Ottawa, venue of the conference, please take the 97 at the airport and get off at Mackenzie King bus Station. The Westin is located 5 minutes by walk from Mackenzie King bus Station. Kindly see the map below for reference.
Average Cost: $ CAD 30-40
Time: 20 minutes
The average cost to take a cab from the airport to downtown Ottawa is approximatively $ CAD 30. The vehicles are plentiful and are available outside of the arrivals terminal.
For more information, please consult the followings taxi companies’ website:
http://bluelinetaxi.com/ (largest taxi company in Ottawa)
Average Cost: $ CAD 18– $ CAD 23
Time: 20 minutes
The average cost to take a Uber from the airport to downtown Ottawa is approximatively $ CAD 18– $ CAD 23. Your driver will pick you up at the ride share loading zone, located at Pillar 12 & 13 on the Arrivals level along the outer lane.