Canadian Tire Centre Directions and Parking

Canadian Tire Centre is a quick 15 minute drive from downtown Ottawa – take Highway 417 (the Queensway) west to the Palladium Drive exit. This 4 lane arena-specific interchange will bring you right to Canadian Tire Centre’s doors.

If you’re travelling from south of Ottawa, follow Highway 31 or Highway 416 to the 417. Proceed west on Highway 417 to the Palladium Drive exit.

From the Outaouais region, take the Portage Bridge across the Ottawa River. Proceed on Wellington Street to Lyon Street, and south on Lyon Street to Highway 417 (the Queensway). Follow the Queensway west to the Palladium Drive exit.

If you are coming from the west, take either Highway 7 (Carleton Place, Smiths Falls, Perth) or Highway 17 (Almonte, Pakenham, Arnprior, Renfrew) to Highway 417 (the Queensway). Follow the Queensway east to the Palladium Drive exit.

Parking:
There are 6,500 parking spaces at Canadian Tire Centre, managed by Ideal Parking. Rates vary by event, please check event information for event specific parking rates.

Parking spaces for guests with disabilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot 3 at the southeast corner of Canadian Tire Centre. For further information please contact Canadian Tire Centre Guest Services department at 599-0128.

Public Transportation:
OC Transpo has a special bus schedule for event days. For more information, please call the OC Transpo Transit Information Line at 741-4390 or the Connection 400 information line at 741-4747. If you require information from the Outaouais regions, please contact Service Transport d’Outaouais at (819) 770-3242.