Getting from the airport to downtown Ottawa

For your safety, we recommend using Airport-authorized transportation services.

OC Transpo is the public transit provider in Ottawa. Route 97 services the Airport using low-floor, fully accessible buses that can accommodate wheelchairs. Bus fare can be paid in cash or by using a Presto card. OC Transpo also operates Para Transpo, a door-to-door transportation service for people with disabilities.

613-741-4390 (OC Transpo information)
613-244-7272 (Para Transpo reservations)

OC Transpo
Pillars 13-16 (outer curb)

Para Transpo 
Pillars 9-10 (inner curb)

Level 1 (Arrivals)
The queue forms outside the centre door.
Level 3 (Departures) 

Pillars 12 and 13 (outer curb)

Unless otherwise indicated, passengers are picked up and dropped off in the same area outside Level 1.

Public Transportation within Ottawa

OC Transpo (Ottawa-Carleton Transportation Commission) is transit service of the City of Ottawa.

For Single-Ride adult fares, the costs are:

Presto or ParaPay $3.45
Cash $3.50
Ticket Machine $3.50

Additional fare information can be found on the Prices page of OC Transpo.

For Carleton University, the primary public transit is located in old Ottawa South at 1125 Colonel By Dr.. Carleton University is served 7 days a week by the O-Train Line 2, the Trillium Line. View the Carleton Station map.

For the University of Ottawa the main university campus bus stop is at Laurier Station, on Laurier Street at Cumberland, and along King Edward Avenue. The official stop address is: 75 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5. For the University of Ottawa, the light rail is slated to open in December 2019 — more to follow