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Rideau Centre Hours and Directions

Hours & Directions

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Holiday Hours

Canada Day

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Civic Holiday

Monday, August 02, 2021

Labour Day

Monday, September 06, 2021


Monday, October 11, 2021


CF Rideau Centre is located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, one block east of Parliament Hill.

By car

By Car

Use Google maps to get driving directions to CF Rideau Centre. Click here

By Bicycle

Bicycle parking is available at the following locations:

  • Racks at Ogilvy Square near Green Parking entrance
  • Racks on Colonel By Drive near Chipotle
  • Bicycle cage in Red Garage by the exit - please contact Impark at (613) 234-6526 for more information

There are city owned bicycle racks available on Mackenzie King Bridge and on Rideau Street, outside of Hudson's Bay.

By OC Transpo & O-Train Line 1

Route and Schedule Information

Passes are available at the OC Transpo Sales and Information Centre (Level 3, Rideau Court).


By Para Transpo

A Para Transpo stop is available at the Freiman entrance (Rideau Street) on Level 1. For passenger reservations, please call (613) 244-7272.


By Taxi

Blue Line taxi stands are located at the front entrance of The Westin Ottawa and Novotel hotels. Taxis are also available on Rideau Street.


Group Tour Bus Parking

Parking for tour group buses is available at the corner of Daly Avenue and Nicholas Street and on George Street in the ByWard Market (subject to availability).



Information: Reef Parking (613) 234-6526

Parking is accessible from Daly Avenue and Nicholas Street. Experience increased convenience and fast, more efficient exiting with our automated pay stations. All parking machines are equipped with a call button for assistance.



Red, Blue and Green Garages

  • Each 30 minutes or less (maximum 2 hours) $2.00
  • Next 30 minutes or less $2.25
  • Day rate (12 hours) $20.00
  • 24-hour rate $30.00

Parking rates are subject to change. Lost ticket results in a $35.00 charge. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX and cash accepted as payment. 

Height restrictions

  • Blue Garage is 6' (1.8 metres)
  • Red Garage is 6'7" (2.1 metres)
  • Green Garage is 6'10" (2.8 metres) 


Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Need to power up? Now you can charge your vehicle while you shop. CF Rideau Centre is equipped with eight Tesla superchargers, one level 3 DC Flo fast charger (CHAdeMO & CCS Combo) and two level 2 Flo chargers. Electric vehicle charging stations are located in the Green Garage. Charging rates and parking rates apply.