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Connecting bus routes

Passengers preparing to board a bus

More than 100 routes connect to Line 1

  • Most trips will use bus and train
  • Rapid routes connect from Park & Ride lots and Transitway stations
  • Rapid, Frequent and most Local routes connect 7 days a week

Making connections will be a key part of the 2018 transit network, with most customers using both a train and a bus on their daily trip. Many riders will connect to the Confederation Line (Line 1) at Blair, Hurdman, or Tunney’s Pasture stations. With trains arriving every 5 minutes or less at rush hour and very frequently throughout the day, waiting time will be minimal.

More than one hundred routes will connect to the Confederation Line

Many customers will travel by bus to connect with the Confederation Line at Blair, Hurdman or Tunney’s Pasture stations.

You will be able to ride a Rapid bus route from a suburban Park & Ride lot, or catch a Connexion route at a bus stop close to home. In many neighbourhoods, Local routes will also provide a direct connection to the train. Connexion service to/from the Confederation Line will also be available at 10 rural Park & Ride lots.

  • 13 Rapid routes
  • 13 Frequent routes
  • 35 Connexion routes
  • 41 Local routes

Bus routes numbered 5 through 99, and Connexion routes numbered in the 200s, will all connect to the Confederation Line. If in doubt — destination names will be clearly marked on all bus stop signs.

Connecting stations by service area

Connect easily inside the fare-paid zone

Connecting Line 1 stations


Bayview Carleton University
Dow's Lake
Confederation Heights employment area
Greenboro and South Keys
Blair La Cité
Blackburn Hamlet
Montfort Hospital
Hurdman Ottawa Hospital Riverside Campus
Ottawa Hospital General Campus
Ottawa International Airport
EY Centre
Greenboro and South Keys
Billings Bridge
Confederation Heights employment area
Lees Saint Paul University
Parliament Lansdowne Park
Pimisi Gatineau
Rideau Vanier
St-Laurent Vanier
Tunney's Pasture Algonquin College
Carling Campus
Kanata North Business Park
Lincoln Fields
Canadian Tire Centre
Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre
Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus
Queensway Carleton Hospital
Centrepointe Theatre

Park & Ride connections

16 Park & Ride lots across the city will have all-day Rapid bus route connections to the Confederation Line (Line 1).

Park & Ride to Confederation Line connections
Rapid route connections from Park & Ride lots

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