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Ottawa International Airport (YOW)

Whether you’re going from YOW to downtown Ottawa or straight to ByWard Market, count on Uber to get you there.

1000 Airport Parkway Private, Ottawa, ON K1V 9B4, Canada
+1 613-248-2125

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How to get picked up at Ottawa Airport

Ottawa Airport parking rates

If you are planning a trip to Ottawa Airport and are considering driving, you can find parking rates here.

Parking option

Parkade (P1)

Long-Term (P4)

Rate

$24 per day
$17 per day
Parking rates might not always represent the latest prices; this information was updated on December 18, 2018.

Ottawa Airport map

Ottawa Airport has one passenger terminal with gates that accommodate both international and domestic arrivals.

YOW tips

How to connect to wifi

Select YOW Free Wi-Fi from the network list. Wifi is available throughout the terminal building.

Large luggage and large groups

When you’ve got a group, a lot of luggage, or just the desire to spread out a bit, UberXL is the way to go.

Top questions from riders

Yes. Tap here for a list of airports around the world where you can request a ride with Uber.

The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) YOW depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.

You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.

Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.

If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

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Ottawa Airport visitor information

Ottawa International Airport is Canada’s 6th-busiest airport, serving more than 4 million passengers annually. YOW is about a 25-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown Ottawa, which is located 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the airport.

Ottawa Airport terminals

YOW Airport has one main terminal building, which hosts 2 Ottawa Airport lounges. You can plan your trip using the information below.

YOW Airport terminal

  • Air Canada
  • Air Canada Express
  • Air North
  • Air Transat
  • American Eagle
  • Canadian North
  • Delta Connection
  • First Air
  • Porter
  • Sunwing
  • United Express
  • WestJet
  • WestJet Encore
  • Maple Leaf Lounge
  • Porter Lounge

YOW Airport international terminal

Check-in for Ottawa Airport international flights is located on Level 3 of the terminal. YOW Airport serves nonstop flights to more than 30 scheduled and seasonal international destinations.

Dining at Ottawa Airport

YOW is home to more than 10 dining destinations, which are located both before and beyond security areas. A food court is located on Level 3. Travelers can choose from a variety of food and beverage options at Ottawa Airport, including breakfast food, burgers, sushi, pizza, salad, sandwiches, and coffee and pastries at its bars, cafes, snack shops, and Ottawa Airport restaurants.

Getting around Ottawa Airport

There is no internal transportation system at YOW Airport.

Things to do at Ottawa Airport

YOW Airport displays several pieces of art created by Canadian artists, including glass sculptures and traditional Canadian crafts, throughout the airport terminal. Kids can enjoy play zones in the Canada/International post-security area. Ottawa Airport shops include newsstands, souvenir shops, bookstores, clothing stores, and more.

Currency exchange at Ottawa Airport

YOW Airport currency exchange offices are located in pre-security Level 1, post-security US Level 2, and post-security Canada/International at Gate 15.

Hotels near Ottawa Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near YOW, there are more than 10 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near Ottawa Airport

  • Hog’s Back Falls
  • Parliament Hill
  • Rideau Canal
  • Wellington West

Find more information about YOW Airport here.

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