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Finding a Reliable Car Rental at Ottawa Airport is Now Easy

Cockpit and front cabin view of an airplane at Ottawa airport

We can help you compare all available rental cars at Ottawa Airport from leading car agencies such as Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and Hertz. VroomVroomVroom is Canada's best way to compare car rental rates in Ottawa. Your rental car will allow you to explore this beautiful city at your convenience.

Ottawa's Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW) is one of Canada's six busiest airports. Named after Sir John Macdonald and Sir George-Etienne Cartier, the airport has won several awards including Best Airport by Size and Region - North America for airports that serve between 2 and 5 million passengers per year.

Why rent a car at Ottawa Airport with VroomVroomVroom?

  1. Reserving your vehicle is quick and simple. Rental car depots are located conveniently across the street from Ottawa Airport's passenger terminal in the Parkade parking structure.
  2. Enjoy great rates. We can help you find the best deal. Read about our Price Promise for more information.
  3. Wide selection of cars. We only offer rental car deals from trusted brands.
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Driving tips in Ottawa Airport

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport is part of the increasingly busy air travel route from Toronto and Montreal. Many travellers to Ontario choose to fly to Ottawa, then book an affordable car rental and drive to Montreal, which is about 200 kilometers away. Toronto is another popular destination from Ottawa, with a driving distance of 430km along the 401 highway.

The airport is located about 20-30 minutes outside of central Ottawa. Visitors are advised that driving in the region during winter can be hazardous. Drivers should slow down and allow extra time for reaching their destination.

Here are delicious dining options close to Ottawa Airport

There are over 12 hundred good restaurants in Ottawa, but what are some great places to stop in for a bite to eat near the Ottawa airport? Here are a few of our suggested places to have a meal, or a few drinks if someone else is driving your rental car back to the hotel!

Restaurants & Bars

Restaurants & Bars

The Keg Steakhouse & Bar

Address: 376 Hunt Club Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 1C1, Canada

The Keg Steakhouse & Bar has a few locations around Ottawa, but the closest one to Ottawa International is located at 376 Hunt Club Road. It's only 6 kilometers – a 10-minute drive – away. You'll find great service and get a great meal for a reasonable price at The Keg, so drive your cheap rental car there and enjoy!

Kallisto Greek Restaurant

Address: 2950 Bank St, Gloucester, ON K1T 1N8, Canada

Kallisto Greek Restaurant is also nearby the airport. When you've rented a car, truck, or SUV, just drive over to 2950 Bank Street – it's only 8 minutes from the airport, tucked into a strip mall – and enjoy this enjoyable Greek dining establishment that gets rave reviews from the locals! We recommend the tender, grilled octopus appetizer and the juicy, flavourful chicken souvlaki plate as an entrée, but you really can't go wrong here!

Other wonderful choices for a meal near the Ottawa International Airport include Vittoria Trattoria – a favorite Italian place – and Chef Bento for sushi. Try either one, depending on your mood and tastes! They're only a short drive away, thanks to the high-quality car rental you've booked at VroomVroomVroom.

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