From the awe-inspiring architecture of Parliament Hill to the high up views of the Peace Tower, through the glorious halls of the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa is an incredible display of Canadian landmarks and modern innovation. Book a flight from Timmins to Ottawa for your next city getaway to an exciting historical hub.
Visitors of all ages will have fun flying through the impressive collection of historic aircraft at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum. This museum also offers tours above the city in helicopters and vintage biplanes. Passengers can get a real bird's-eye view of Parliament Hill, the Ottawa River, and Downtown Ottawa.
Brush up on your Canadian history with a visit to the Canadian War Museum. This museum’s eye-catching architecture gives way to memorial halls, and permanent exhibits on Canada’s military throughout history, from battles of centuries past to peacekeeping and modern conflicts.
Although the city is known for its historical landmarks, Ottawa is also full of modern attractions and things to do. The city is a growing dining destination, with an increasingly diverse culinary scene spread throughout its eclectic neighbourhoods.
Open-air farmers’ markets in historic ByWard Market, along with nightlife and buzzworthy restaurants are just some of the things you can do when visiting. A world renowned culinary school in downtown Ottawa draws international students, nourishing a flourishing community of chefs and adding more flavour to the city’s already thriving culinary scene.
If you’re in search of something special, Ottawa has surprises in store with speciality boutiques in Wellington West and The Glebe. These stylish neighbourhoods are two of Ottawa’s trendiest. Tourists and locals alike flock to these areas for some of the city’s best shopping and dining, all topped off by their laid back atmospheres.
If you’re planning a winter visit to Ottawa, head over to the Rideau Canal where you can get out on the ice at the largest skating rink in the world. The Canal is lined with heated rest stops as well as shops selling toasty treats, including Ottawa’s famous BeaverTail pastries.
By the way, remember to stop at Bytown Museum. Located on the Rideau Canal’s Ottawa Locks near Parliament Hill and Fairmont Château Laurier, this small museum showcases the history of Ottawa’s development.
After your trip back through time, get ready to give a standing ovation at the National Arts Centre. When the curtains go up you can sit back and enjoy performances by the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Broadway musicals, ballet, contemporary dance, and theatre productions.
Book a flight from Timmins to Ottawa for a look at must-see landmarks and hidden gems off the beaten tourist path.
A flight from Timmins to Ottawa is your ticket to centuries of Canadian history and endless noteworthy attractions.
The historic neighbourhood of ByWard Market is just one of them. By day, ByWard Market bustles with open air food markets, rows of multi-ethnic restaurants, local farmers, homegrown goods, and boutiques. By night, the streets become the centre of downtown Ottawa’s nightlife. Start the night off with a tasty cocktail or a classic drink on York, Clarence, and Dalhousie Streets.
In Ottawa, even the nightlife has a history. Chateau Lafayette, simply known to locals as The Laff, has been around for over a century, with great drinks, a charming rustic atmosphere, and locally loved performance artists.
If the interior of Zaphod Beeblebrox looks familiar, it’s because you’ve seen it before in the Rolling Stones video for “Streets of Love.” You’re likely to fall in love with this space-themed nightclub and intimate concert venue. Known as “the nightclub at the end of the universe” Zaphod Beeblebrox’s themed nights cater to all tastes with everything from punk shows to bingo nights.
Whether you love moving your hips to Latin rhythms, tipping your hat to country, swinging along to live jazz, or moving to the beat of any genre in between, the live DJs and bands of ByWard Market’s varied clubs and pubs are sure to satisfy night owls of all musical tastes.
Put on your dancing shoes and book a flight from Timmins to Ottawa, where the stars of ByWard Market’s nightlife await your arrival.
In Ottawa’s Centretown you’ll find bars, pubs, hotels, and intimate performance theatres. Be sure to explore the famous Rideau Canal that borders this neighbourhood for a chance to mingle with locals and enjoy a toasty Ottawa original BeaverTail pastry.
Foodies will rejoice at the restaurant selections on Elgin and Bank Streets. While family-friendly adventures are all the rage at the Canadian Museum of Nature and Confederation Park.
From the depths of the oceans to the treetop homes of migratory birds, the Canadian Museum of Nature explores all that Mother Nature has to offer. The building itself also has a rich history. In 1916, it was the temporary home of the Canadian government after a fire damaged the original Parliament Buildings. Today, the building is alive with mammal dioramas, wildlife photography, and interactive exhibits on insects and the earth’s structure.
For some outdoor family fun march on over to Confederation Park. Although this park bustles with locals and visitors in warmer months, it’s still easy to find some space, shade, and relaxation. Confederation Park is one of Ottawa’s main parks hosting various festivals and celebrations throughout the year, including the Ottawa International Jazz Festival.
When you’re ready for your next Ottawa adventure, Chinatown and The Glebe are mere minutes away. Book a flight from Timmins to Ottawa for some time well spent in the centre of this pedestrian and bike friendly neighbourhood.
Fly from Timmins Victor M. Power Airport (YTS) to Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW), with a quick connection in Toronto. Timmins to Ottawa flight time is 2 hours and 10 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Timmins to Ottawa is around 920 km / 570 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located in the departures area, near security checkpoint A.
Timmins Victor M. Power Airport (YTS) is about 13 km / 8 mi from downtown Timmins.
Taxis from downtown cost about $25 CAD. Car service costs about $70 CAD.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) is about 10 km / 6 mi from downtown Ottawa.
Car rental services are available in the Parkade, across the street from the passenger terminal of Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW).
Take the OC Transpo 97 Airport / Bayshore and Bells bus from the pick-up spot outside the arrivals area. The fare is $3.65 CAD.
Taxis to downtown cost about $35 CAD. Car service costs about $90 CAD.