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The capital city of Canada, located on the border of Québec and Ontario, you will find a combination of cultural attractions and outdoorsy fun for family travelers. It is easy to get around in Ottawa and explore on foot.

If you are travelling with children you will find plenty of fun indoor and outdoor activities. Kids who are eager to brush up on their high school French will have a great opportunity to put their skills to use in our bilingual city.

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How to get here


By Air

Ottawa International Airport is about 10 km from the city center, with daily flights from and to major cities in North America and around the world. Major airlines include:

Air Canada / Air Transat / Delta Airlines / Porter Airlines / United Airlines / US Airways / American Airlines / West Jet, and more.


By Train

VIA rail is a very convenient and an affordable way to get to Ottawa while enjoying the beauty of Ontario’s spectacular scenery.


By Road

From Toronto take Highway 401 then highway 416 then Highway 417.

From Montreal take Highway 401 then to 417

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Public Transportation

Ottawa's public transit network provides services to nearly one million people in Ottawa. The City’s licensed taxi companies are also an easy way to get around.


OC Transpo

Find information about bus schedules and routes, the O-Train and tickets and passes from OC Transpo.


Para Transpo

Connect with ParaTranspo for information about door-to-door transit services for people with disabilities.

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