Getting to Ottawa

By Air

Official Air Carrier

Air Canada Air Canada (including Air Canada Jazz) has been appointed the official Canadian airline for this meeting. In order to benefit from a 10% discount on most of the fares and other advantages, you will have to book your flight online at and enter the promotional code: MXH8G2A1. This discount applies only for flights from within Canada or the United States.

Toronto: 45 minutes
Montreal: 30 minutes
Vancouver: 4 hours 30 minutes
Calgary: 4 hours
Halifax: 1 hour 45 minutes
New York: 1 hour 30 minutes
Washington: 2 hours
London: 7 hours


Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport

The Ottawa airport is located only 15 kilometers (18-minute drive) from The Westin Ottawa .

Public Transit

Outside the Level 1 Arrivals area take bus Route 97*, which departs from Pillar 14. You will take this bus towards direction Bayshore.  Exit at station MACKENZIE KING 2A and walk 5 minutes.
Duration: 32 minutes including 5 minutes of walking.

*Route 97 buses are designed with low-floors and equipped to accommodate wheelchairs.

Bus tickets are available at the Ground Transportation Desk located on Level 1 at the central door of the Arrivals area For more information and route details, click here.


A cab ride from the airport to The Westin Ottawa will cost approximately $35. For more information on taxis, click here.

For more information on getting to and from the airport visit, Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport.

By Train

Toronto: 5 hours
Montreal: 2 hours
Kingston: 2 hours

Buy your tickets at ViaRail 

Train Station

200 Tremblay Road,
Ottawa, ON
K1G 3H5
Information on arrivals, departures and reservations: 1-888-842-7245

The Ottawa Train Station is located only 5 kilometers (8-minute drive) from The Westin Ottawa. For more information about the Ottawa Train Station, click here.

By Road

Toronto: 4 hours and 30 minutes
Montreal: 2 hours
Kingston: 2 hours
New York: 8 hours

For directions on how to get to the Westin Ottawa Hotel, click here.

Car Rental

CUA 2014 has negociated special rate with Hertz for car rental. For more information and rates, please click here. For reservation, please click here. Don't forget to enter the special code CV#022Q7211 when making your reservation.


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