Plan Your Trip from Ottawa to Toronto
Ottawa International Airport
Finding a bargain on cheap flights from Ottawa, Canada, is simple with Orbitz.com. Fourteen different airlines serve the airport, which is located just a few miles south of downtown Ottawa. The airport also has a luggage storage service for passengers needing to keep items safe while they are away.
Parking at the Airport
There is plenty of short-term and long-term parking available at Ottawa International Airport. Parking for less than 15 minutes is free of charge. After that, the cost is $2 for every 15 minutes until you reach the daily maximum of $19. It only takes about two minutes to walk to the airport from the short-term parking area, and seven minutes to walk from the long-term parking spaces.
Transportation to the Airport
There are several options for getting to the airport, including on-demand limousine service, taxi service and the OC Transpo public transportation system, which has buses that stop at the arrivals area of the airport.
Dining at the Airport
While waiting for your flight to depart, you can enjoy snacks, beverages and meals in the food court areas that are located at the presecurity and postsecurity points. The presecurity food court area includes Harvey's, Rideau Bar and Grill, and Tim Horton's. Postsecurity options are more varied, including Starbucks Coffee, Second Cup News CafÃ©, and Sbarro. There is also a Grab and Go area, which has cold drinks and sandwiches available. Print your tickets after booking cheap flights from Ottawa on Orbitz.com to gain access to the postsecurity food and beverage options.
Flying to Toronto
Travelers should check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Toronto Pearson International Airport before making a purchase through anyone else. The comparison travel shopping website often has the best deals on flights, lodging, rental cars and more. That's especially important for an airport working with over 70 different airlines, including American Airlines, Caribbean Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Finnair, United Airlines and WestJet. It's also the home base for Air Canada and a cornerstone to Star Alliance partnerships. Just 14 miles from downtown, located at 3111 Convair Drive, Toronto, it takes no time at all for visitors to get their vacations started.
Getting Around Toronto
The following rental companies have offices at the Toronto airport: Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Hertz, Enterprise and National/Alamo. Orbitz.com can help travelers find the best rates on rentals and offers the convenience of setting everything up online. For those who don't want to drive in the city, taxis can be hired for $1.45/km and limousines for $1.55/km per person. Cars can be prearranged for a hefty additional fee. Public transportation from the airport to downtown costs roughly $4.50.
The Weather in Toronto
The climate in Toronto moves through four complete seasons. July is the hottest month and reaches into the low 80s. February, the coldest time of year in Toronto, gets down to single digits. August, while cool as summer ends, is also the wettest time of year. By looking through the descriptions for various activities found at Orbitz.com, travelers can get a good feeling for the best activities for the time of year they are traveling.
Staying Active in Toronto
Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the fifth largest in North America. It has an incredibly rich cultural and social scene. There's truly something for everyone. Orbitz.com can help travelers whittle down their entertainment options as well as finding cheap flights to Toronto.
The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto225 Jarvis St, Toronto 4.0 out of 5.0
This Toronto hotel is 3 blocks from Eaton Centre mall, 5 blocks from St Lawrence Market, a half-mile from the financial district, and 1 mile from the convention ...
Quality Suites Toronto Airport262 Carlingview Dr, Toronto 3.0 out of 5.0
Quality Suites Toronto Airport is a 5-minute drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport and less than 10 minutes from Woodbine Racetrack. Canada's Wonderland® ...
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto475 Yonge St, Toronto 3.5 out of 5.0
Located just north of the city center, the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto is a quarter-mile from Eaton Centre Mall and University of Toronto and one ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown108 Chestnut St, Toronto 3.5 out of 5.0
This contemporary Toronto hotel is 1 block from the Art Gallery of Ontario, 3 blocks from both Eaton Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum, and 5 blocks from the ...
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