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From Ottawa (YOW) to Winnipeg (YWG)

Aug 20, 2024

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A direct flight to Winnipeg lands you in the cultural cradle of Canada

Experience culture and rich history when you fly to Winnipeg. Known as the cultural cradle of Canada, Winnipeg boasts world-class art, theatre, music, and culinary experiences that are sure to entice even the most discerning traveller.

The capital of Manitoba, Winnipeg's location at the centre of North America made it the trading epicentre of the continent for centuries. It became known as "The Gateway to the West" when the railroad arrived in the 1880s. Winnipeg's central location has made it a popular trading destination to this day, with flights to Winnipeg, Canada coming in from around North America.

Celebrated for its rich Indigenous history, the name Winnipeg comes from the Cree for "muddy waters", due to the fast-flowing rivers filled with sediment that traders traversed to gather at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Sitting on Treaty 1 land, the city of Winnipeg owes its rich history to the Métis people of seven First Nations communities; the Brokenhead Ojibway, Sagkeeng, Long Plain, Peguis, Roseau River Anishinabe, Sandy Bay, and Swan Lake.

Today, visitors on flights to Winnipeg can immerse themselves in the city's culturally significant history by visiting a number of the museums, parks, and markets that can be found right in the downtown core. Winnipeg's downtown is centred around the historic corner of Portage and Main, where the north-south and east-west ox cart paths once crossed and where the commerce centre of Winnipeg was formed – joining Western Canada to the East.

Travellers on Winnipeg flights considering a visit to this vibrant city can explore as part of a weekend getaway by adding on extra days to a business trip. Or schedule a layover visit instead of just travelling through to take in some extraordinary cultural and historical experiences.

Winnipeg flights come in from all over the country, where you can easily hop on a 2.5-hour flight from Toronto or a 3-hour flight from Montreal. With the city centre only a 9-kilometre drive from the airport, getting into the action won't add much additional travel time to your itinerary.

Winnipeg, The Forks Nopiming Provincial Park

Things to do in Winnipeg

There's no shortage of things to do when you fly to Winnipeg. With a thriving cultural scene, Winnipeg offers world-class music, art, theatre, and museum experiences that are sure to delight.

Home to museums such as the heart-wrenching and thoughtfully designed Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Manitoba Museum, as well as Indigenous art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art, planning a full itinerary will not be a problem. Winnipeg's Museum for Human Rights features permanent exhibitions focusing on Indigenous perspectives, personal Canadian stories, Canada's legal history, the Holocaust, and turning points in humanity. The museum is built to take you on a journey from the past to the present, and shows how each visitor can take action today.

And they don't just talk the talk. Winnipeg was the first North American city to elect an openly gay mayor and same-sex marriage has been legal since 2004. Winnipeg's LGBTQ+ establishments date back to the 1920s. Visitors taking flights to Winnipeg today can join the community for Pride or for everyday celebrations of queerness at nightclubs such as Fame, The Good Will Social Club, as well as several queer-owned businesses throughout the city.

For an understanding of how Canadian money is made, one of two locations for The Royal Canadian Mint can be found just a 15 minutes drive from downtown Winnipeg (the other location is in Canada's capital, Ottawa). Offering daily tours and the opportunity to buy commemorative or themed coins, tours of the Royal Canadian Mint are both educational and enlightening.

If an animal adventure is more your speed, take in the prairies with over 640 acres of natural habitat just 25 minutes from the city centre at FortWhyte Alive. Experience bison safaris and learn how Canada's largest land mammal shaped the country's history, through interactive tours with naturalist guides.

With nine acres of shops, restaurants, markets, museums, and the Manitoba visitor's centre, The Forks Market sits at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers (which was once a common meeting place for Indigenous traders, fur traders, and settlers). Completion of the modern market at The Forks recalls the location's 6,000-year trading history, and is a great place to spend an afternoon. Parks Canada offers guided tours of the surrounding area to really dig into the location's historical importance.

No winter visit to The Forks would be complete without a skate on the nearby 6-kilometre Nestaweya River Trail, including warming hut installations from artists around the world. Then grab some local craft beer or wine at The Common and have lunch at restaurants such as Weinerpeg or Nuburger before exploring eclectic boutique shops throughout The Forks market.

To really up your game, RINK is the go-to spot for state-of-the-art training facilities for athletes. RINK features a hockey academy franchise within the CSSHL as well as a wellness centre and rehabilitation facility called Testify Performance. Parents and coaches bringing their young players on flights to Winnipeg for a game at RINK will find themselves in the Northern part of Winnipeg, about a 15-minute drive from the downtown core.

For a little pampering, the Fort Garry Hotel opened in 1913 as the city's "castle of opulence" to welcome Pacific Railway executives and travellers. With extensive event and conference space in an old-world chateau setting combined with modern elegance, guests on flights to Winnipeg for a conference may find themselves here. Today, the Fort Garry features Canada's only co-ed Turkish bath, the Hamam at Ten, offering a luxury spa-day experience.

If you've always wanted to explore the arctic, but the journey itself feels a bit much, the Assiniboine Park Zoo is for you. It features The Journey to Churchill, the world's most comprehensive Arctic Species exhibit. Animals such as Arctic foxes, snowy owls, and muskoxen live in naturalistic environments, where guests are immersed in the Arctic Tundra. The Gateway to the Arctic is the star of this exhibit, where you can walk through the Sea Ice Passage tunnel and watch polar bears and seals swimming and interacting right above your head.

Winnipeg is known to be one of the coldest cities in Canada. Still, Winnipegers celebrate the cold instead of hibernating, so if your plans take you towards Winnipeg in the winter, aim to make it for the Festival du Voyageur in February. Celebrating Canada's (and Winnipeg's) French heritage, this 10-day festival is the largest winter festival in Western Canada. Enjoy traditional cuisine, local musical talent, and walk amidst the larger-than-life snow sculptures to learn about Winnipeg's rich French history.

Taking place in St. Boniface, Winnipeg's French quarter, Festival du Voyageur is a time for francophones to celebrate the settlers and voyageurs from Quebec and Europe who settled in Winnipeg and began the fur trade with local indigenous traders.

While Winnipegers embrace the winter, the summer is when the city truly comes alive with a plethora of patios to enjoy local craft beer, and music festivals running throughout the season. In August, Folklorama is the largest and longest-running festival. Lasting for two weeks, venues across the city highlight musical and cultural acts celebrating their multicultural history.

If hitting the town is part of your plan when you fly to Winnipeg, this city's buzzing nightlife will not disappoint! Depending on your vibe, you can find what you're looking for throughout the city. Whether you're looking to explore the vibrant LGBT scene in eclectic Osborne Village, want to join others for dancing at nightclubs in the Exchange District, or to take in the local talent and live music at some of the city's oldest pubs and patios in Corydon Village, Winnipeg has something for everyone.


Fit some shopping in after your Winnipeg flight

Woman Shopping in Winnipeg

Polo Park Winnipeg

Polo Park Winnipeg is known mainly for the Polo Park Mall, which is the 15th largest mall in Canada. One can easily spend a day perusing some of the most popular stores selling anything your heart desires. Whether you're looking for a splurge on some new tech at the Apple Store, or jewellery at People's, CF Polo Park has it. Of course, they also have the typical high to mid-end clothing stores as well; you can find purses at Coach, shoes at Michael Kors, a new boho skirt at Anthropologie, or workout gear at Lululemon. Treat yourself to anything your family could want or need.

Located in the same St. James neighbourhood, you can find Underdogs Winnipeg, a community-minded sports bar built on the idea that cheering on the underdog in a game can return good results. Winners of the underdog bet get discounts on beer, while the losers get deals on shots. It's a win-win for the betting-minded, and Underdogs Winnipeg is geared towards a fun night out, complete with 30 beers on tap, an arcade, and sharing platters that truly make game night one to be remembered.

St. James is home to not only the storied Winnipeg Arena and CF Polo Park Mall, but you can also find trendy boutiques, cafes and restaurants nestled among hip residential homes. One of Winnipeg's original neighbourhoods, St. James neighbourhood is ranked one of the best places to live in Winnipeg. A number of craft breweries such as Barn Hammer Brewing Company, One Great City, Half Pints Brewing, and Torque Brewing are based in St. James.

Take the time to see what life was like in old St. James by visiting the St. James Mill, a restored 1800s mill and museum depicting period-accurate room displays. While Assiniboine Park is just outside St. James, a pedestrian walking bridge takes you through green space over the Assiniboine River.


Visit a historical neighbourhood after your flight to Winnipeg

Restaurants in Winnipeg

Exchange District Winnipeg

Named for the city's grain and produce exchange, Winnipeg's Exchange District features Chicago-style architecture, which earned the city the nickname "Chicago of the North." As a National Historic Site, the Exchange District's historical architecture features 150 heritage buildings such as trade houses, newspaper quarters, financial institutions, and opulent theatres such as the Pantages Playhouse.

Visitors on flights to Winnipeg looking to immerse themselves in the city's cultural and historical sights need not travel further than the Exchange District. Walking tours of this 20-block downtown neighbourhood will showcase the buildings that have been artfully maintained and restored, while also giving an overview of some of the most-loved modern spaces, street art, restaurants, and theatres to explore.

In the centre of the Exchange District sits Old Market Square, once a public market building that now features outdoor event space centred around "The Cube", a performance stage shrouded in diamond curtains. It's home to The Winnipeg Jazz Festival, Manitoba Electronic Festival, and The Fringe Festival.

For those looking to take in a show, the Centennial Concert hall features Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Sports and music fans can find events happening any given day of the week at the Canada Life Centre arena located near the corner of Portage and Main.

As a culinary destination, the Exchange District features 50+ world-class restaurants known for their attention to sourcing local ingredients and presenting worldly culinary experiences for both the eyes and palate. From hip breakfast bars to world-class steakhouses, restaurants in the Exchange District feature natural brick walls, high ceilings and cozy dining rooms to highlight your dinner experience, ranging in flavour from Mediterranean to Japanese to Canadian — and everything in between.

For local residents, the Exchange District neighbourhood features high-rise condo buildings and converted warehouse loft spaces that embody the old town vibe of the community.


How to get to Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG)

Porter's check-in desk is located on the departures level.

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) is about 9 km / 5.5 mi from downtown Winnipeg.

Transportation to Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG)

There are a few ways to get to Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) to catch your YWG to YYZ flight.

Taxis and ridesharing
Taxis and ridesharing services like Uber and ReRyde are available for pick-up and drop-off at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG).

By bus
Winnipeg Transit offers bus service to and from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG). The bus terminal is located on Arrivals Level 1 outside of Door 3. Visit winnipegtransit.com for more information about fares and schedules.

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) parking

There are many parking options for travellers looking to drive to or from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG). Choose from hourly, daily, or weekly rates.

Parking can be booked online ahead of time on the Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG) website.

Great deals to Winnipeg

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Ottawa (YOW)

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Oct 03, 2024

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Toronto (YYZ)

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Sep 17, 2024

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Toronto (YTZ)

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Sep 03, 2024

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Halifax (YHZ)

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Oct 17, 2024

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Montreal (YUL)

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Sep 04, 2024

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Fredericton (YFC)

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Sep 17, 2024

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Thunder Bay (YQT)

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Oct 22, 2024

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St. John's, NL (YYT)

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Oct 23, 2024

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Moncton (YQM)

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Sep 16, 2024

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Québec City (YQB)

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Sep 09, 2024

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