Travel Information

Travel Information


Directions to Delta Ottawa City Centre

101 Lyon Street N

Ottawa, Ontario

K1R 5T9



Phone: 613-237-3600

Fax: 613-237-2351

Reservations: 888-890-3222


Travelling by Air

Check with your favourite airline for daily flights into the Ottawa International Airport, or visit the airport website for information about the airport, directions and flights. The Airport operates on a 24-hour basis, and offers a number of daily scheduled non-stop flights to cities in Canada, U.S. and Europe. The airport recently unveiled its new terminal, which includes its own U.S. Customs and Immigration pre-clearance facility.


Additional Links:

Car Rentals


Terminal Maps


Travel Requirements

A valid passport is required for travel in and out of Canada for residents of all countries, including the United States if travelling by air. Residents of some countries may also require a visa. As of June 1, 2009, US citizens travelling to Canada from the United States must have a passport, passport card, or WHTI-compliant document in order to return home, whether by air, land or sea.


To Visit Canada you must:

  • Have a valid travel document, such as a passport,
  • Be in good health
  • Convince an immigration officer that you have ties - such as a job, home financial assets or family - that will take you back to your home country,
  • Convince an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit, and
  • Have enough money for your stay. (The amount of money you will need can vary. it depends on things like how long you will stay, and whether you will stay in a hotel or with friends or relatives.)

You may also need a:

  • temporary resident (visitor) visa, depending on your citizenship,
  • medical exam and
  • letter of invitation from someone who lives in Canada.


Useful Links:

Visiting Canada

Applying for a Visa

Ottawa's List of Embassies

Ottawa Yellow Pages for Embassies