As you plan your travel to the 2022 CF National Event, we invite you to visit the Ottawa Tourism website for travel tips.
Ottawa is accessible by air, rail and car. The CF Planning Team is currently working on discounts for airfare and will provide an update in the coming weeks. Please be sure to check back regularly before booking your flights.
The Ottawa/Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is located 10 km south of Ottawa, a 20-minute drive to the city centre. Taxis, car services and car rentals are located just steps outside the airport terminal. A typical taxi fare from the airport to the city centre averages $40 to $50. The 2022 CF National Event Planning Team is working on travel discounts. Check back regularly for the latest information.
Air Canada is offering all 2022 CF National Event attendees a discount on fares for travel within Canada – 5% on standard fares and 10% on flex or higher. Click here for details.
Terms and conditions:
To take advantage of this discount, please visit the Air Canada website to book online. Promo code: RZA6TMA1.
WestJet is offering all 2022 CF National Event attendees a discount on fares for travel within Canada – 5% on Econo* and 10% on EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada. For those travelling from outside of Canada, 2% off Econo, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares.
Terms and conditions
To take advantage of this discount, please visit the WestJet website conventions page to book online.
Promo code for guests: 2V3X8LB.
Promo code for Travel Agents: YBB85
*Basic fare class is excluded from discount. Discount codes are valid for travel on the dates indicated above. Some restrictions may apply.
VIA Rail offers numerous daily departures to Ottawa from all major cities in southern Ontario and southern Quebec. Ottawa’s Central Station is just minutes east of downtown. The taxi fare from Central Station to the city centre averages $20. Click here for information about the VIA Rail Ottawa train station.
VIA Rail Canada has agreed to offer all CF National Event attendees a 10% discount on travel from all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return for the period from Wednesday, May 4 to Monday, May 16, 2022.
Terms and conditions:
To take advantage of this discount, please visit the VIA Rail Canada website.
VIA Rail promo code: 14230
*For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge provided that the stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only. ** Discount fares are subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied.
Ottawa is located a short, two-hour drive west of Montreal via the Trans-Canada Highway/ON-417 and Route Transcanadienne O/Autoroute 40, and a four-hour drive northeast of Toronto via Hwy 7, the Trans-Canada Highway.
Fully accessible public transit to downtown Ottawa is available with OC Transpo, Ottawa’s public transit system, via bus route 97, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Click here to view their routes.
OC Transpo. Click here for fare information
The Société de Transport de l’Outaouais, also known as STO, operates on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River. Tickets and day passes (Occasional Multi pass) can be purchased at service points and recharge stations at select pharmacies, convenient stores and malls or on the bus with cash. Children under the age of 5 travel for free. Click here for more information on routes.