Getting Around - Glebe BIA

Getting Around

The Glebe is easy to get to however you roll. Bike, walk, drive, skate — or take public transit for maximum convenience. On REDBLACKS, Fury FC and 67s game days, get a free ride on all OC Transpo and STO routes with your game ticket.

Parking & Transportation

Bus

OC Transpo

As one of Ottawa’s premier destinations, there is frequent bus service along Bank Street, with buses coming every 10 minutes at peak hours. There are two major bus routes in this area: the 1 travels from South Keys (at Bank and Hunt Club) up Bank Street, past Rideau centre and towards Vanier. The 7 travels from St. Laurent Shopping centre down Rideau Street to Bank, ending at Carleton University.

Heading to Lansdowne Park?
Check out this nifty travel planner. And for anywhere else in the Glebe, click here.

Game Days
During Game Days and big events at TD Place, you can park and shuttle, or bus to the arena. Routes 1, 7, 450, 451, 452, 454, 455 and 456 all go directly to TD Place, with it all covered by your ticket purchase. To see locations, routes and departure times, click here.

Parking

Parking

The Glebe offers ample parking on streets and in parkades.

Parking garages

Glebe Parking Garage (170 Second Ave)
Rates:

  • $1.25 per 30 minutes
  • $14 maximum
  • Free parking midnight-8AM
  • 146 spaces, 7 accessible spaces and 6 motorbike stalls
  • 2 electric vehicle chargers

TD Place at Lansdowne (1015 Bank Street)
Rates:

  • $1.50 per 30 minutes
  • $20 daily maximum
  • Over 1000 spaces available

Bank & Chamberlain (2 hours max)
Rates:

  • 25¢ per 5 minutes
  • $3 per hour

Fifth Avenue Court (955 Bank Street)
Rates:

  • $3 per hour
  • Metered parking along Bank Street
    Rates:

  • $3 per hour (2-hour maximum)
  • *Free Sunday street parking

    *Free side street parking

    PayByPhone

    PayByPhone allows you to pay for parking either via mobile app, internet, or by phone. When you PayByPhone, you do not need to display anything on the dash. The enforcement group will have a list of validated meters, license plates or space numbers dependent upon where you are parked, all via a handheld device. Try out this paper free, convenient way to park by downloading the app or clicking here.

    Bike

    Cycling

    Slow your roll, and truly enjoy the aesthetic of this historic part of Ottawa via bike. Take to the Rideau Canal bike paths and enjoy the waterway and greenery of the neighbourhood. Check out the city’s bike path network here.

    VeloGo

    VeloGO is the official Bike Share program for the Ottawa-Gatineau area, a healthy, fun and affordable way to get around the capital region. Hop on a bike and cruise past morning traffic, turn lunch hours into thrill rides, and welcome errands as sun-soaked adventures. Rent one for only $5 per 30 minutes, or get a monthly use plan. If you’re not going back to the area, don’t fret; you can lock your bike on any public bike rack when you’re done with it. Grab a bike at 425 Marché Way, in Lansdowne Park to start your trek.

    Accommodations

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    BED AND BREAKFASTS

    Angela’s, Ashbury House & By The Way are three B&B’s located in the heart of the glebe, but your options don’t end there; click the link below to see a directory of B&Bs in Ottawa.

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    AIRBNB

    Airbnb allows local residents to host travelers within their homes. For a place you can feel at home no matter where you're from, at any price point, Airbnb ensures you'll get that local feel while experiencing the Glebe. Click the link below to explore your options.

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    DOWNTOWN HOTELS

    The Ottawa core is populated with a number of high-rating hotels, all just minutes away from the Glebe. Check out some of the great places the city has to offer by visiting Ottawa Tourism at the link below.

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