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There are two available exits from Highway 417 that will lead you to Canadian Tire Centre; they are the Terry Fox Road and Palladium Drive exits. When using the Palladium Drive exit from Hwy 417 traffic may access the site in either northbound or southbound directions when arriving at Canadian Tire Centre.
Directions for each highway exit option here parking lot or the main entrance using the Waze app.
From Downtown Ottawa
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.
From South of Ottawa
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 Outaouais Region
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.
From West of Ottawa
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.
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