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Confederation Line map

Tunney’s to Blair, 13 stations

  • 12.5 km through central Ottawa
  • Downtown tunnel, with underground stations at Lyon, Parliament and Rideau
  • Major destinations close to O-Train stations

The O-Train Confederation Line is central

The O-Train Confederation Line will connect 13 stations from Tunney’s Pasture in the west to Blair in the east, replacing current Transitway service through central Ottawa.

Map of Confederation Line stations and major connection points

Downtown destinations

Most customers will use the Confederation Line on a daily basis in their transit trips, to get to and from downtown.

Through downtown, the Confederation Line travels underground in a 2.5-km tunnel that stretches from LeBreton Flats to Waller Street.

When you arrive at one of the central stations — Lyon, Parliament or Rideau — you will be protected from the elements as you exit the train onto a modern, underground platform. Escalators and elevators provide an easy connection to street level, and local area maps show the location of nearby destinations.

Parliament Station Rideau Station
Destinations within walking distance of Parliament station Destinations within walking distance of Rideau station

Destinations beyond the Confederation Line

Destinations not located directly along Line 1 are accessible by bus, or by Line 2, the O-Train Trillium Line, which connects at Bayview Station. Confederation Line stations are designed to make it easy to transfer:

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

Most customers will have a one-bus connection from the Confederation Line to other destinations that are not located downtown. These will be served by Rapid, Frequent and Local bus routes that connect directly to a new Confederation Line station.