Directions to Ottawa Backpackers Inn
Map & Directions
From the Bus Station: Walk one block east to Bank Street. Take northbound bus #1 (Ottawa-Rockliffe) to Dalhousie Street and York Street OR take northbound bus #7 (St. Laurent) to Rideau Street and Cumberland Street. From either stop, it is a 2 minute walk to the hostel (203 York Street). Alternatively, $12 taxi or 45 minute walk. If coming from Montreal, ask driver before boarding bus to drop you off at University of Ottawa (7 minute walk to hostel).
From the VIA Train station: Take any bus #95 going downtown to MacKenzie King Bridge * 10 minute walk through Rideau Mall and Byward Market to doorstep. Alternatively, $15 taxi or 1 hour walk.
By Car: From Highway #417 take the Nicholas Street exit all the way to the end (Rideau Street). Turn right and go two blocks to King Edward Avenue. Turn left on King Edward Avenue and then take the next left onto York Street (203 York Street).
From the Airport: Take bus #97 (Kanata) to MacKenzie King Bridge * 10 minute walk through Rideau Mall and Byward Market to doorstep. Alternatively, $35 taxi or $12 airport shuttle bus to Courtyard Mariott Hotel (two minute walk from hotel).