There are 5 ways to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 88 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 88 bus from Billings Bridge 1A to Terry Fox / Katimavik 88

$6

4 alternative options

Line 97 bus, line 62 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 97 bus from Airport Stop to Lincoln Fields 3A 97
  2. Take the line 62 bus from Lincoln Fields 1A to Palladium / Silver Seven 62

$6

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata 17.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata 17.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata 17.1 miles

$22 - $30

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata. However, there are services departing from Airport Stop and arriving at Terry Fox / Katimavik via Billings Bridge 1A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ottawa Airport (YOW) and Kanata is 20 km. The road distance is 27.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata without a car is to line 88 bus which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata, including transfers.

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Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata bus services, operated by OC Transpo, depart from Billings Bridge 1A station.

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Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata bus services, operated by OC Transpo, arrive at Terry Fox / Katimavik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata is 27 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Kanata. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata.
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  • Distance: 12.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Ottawa Airport (YOW), Canada and Kanata, ON, Canada?

OC Transpo operates a bus from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Bus operators
OC Transpo
Phone
+1 613-741-4390
Website
octranspo.com
Bus from Billings Bridge 1A to Terry Fox / Katimavik
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
octranspo.com
Bus from Airport Stop to Lincoln Fields 3A
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
octranspo.com
Bus from Lincoln Fields 1A to Palladium / Silver Seven
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
octranspo.com
Other operators
Uber Ottawa
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$22 - $28
UberX
$22 - $30
UberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi from Ottawa Airport (YOW) to Kanata
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Blue Line Taxi
Phone
+1 613-746-8740
Website
bluelinetaxi.com
Capital Taxi
Phone
+1 613-744-3333
Website
capitaltaxi.com

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