Plan
Your
Visit

WELCOME TO NIAGARA

 

Getting
Here

We look forward to seeing you soon. See below for helpful tools to plan getting here by auto, bus, air, or rail. You can also review the number of services available to help you get around the area once you arrive.

PICK YOUR PATH


by-auto

BY AUTO

Niagara has a well-developed network of highways that allow seamless travel into and throughout the region.

APPROXIMATE DRIVING TIMES WITHIN CANADA

From Toronto – 1 hour 25 minutes 
From Kingston – 3 hours 51 minutes 
From Ottawa – 5 hours 46 minutes 
From Montreal – 6 hours 47 minutes

FROM THE USA

From Buffalo – 30 minutes 
From Rochester – 1 hour 37 minutes 
From Syracuse – 2 hours 40 minutes 
From Cleveland – 3 hours 24 minutes 
From Pittsburgh - 3 hours 44 minutes 
From Detroit  - 3 hours 51 minutes 
From New York City – 6 hours 39 minutes

CALCULATE YOUR DISTANCE

by-bus

BY BUS

No car?  No problem.  Year-round bus service to Niagara is available through Go Transit, Coach Canada and Greyhound. 

GO TRANSIT
COACH CANADA
GREY HOUND

by-air

BY AIR

Four international airports, Buffalo Niagara, Toronto Pearson, John C. Munro Hamilton, and Niagara Falls USA all offer daily shuttle service throughout the Niagara region.

AIRPORT DISTANCE TO NIAGARA

Toronto Pearson International Airport – 125 km/78 miles
Buffalo Niagara USA International Airport– 45 km/28 miles
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport – 85 km/53 miles
Niagara Falls USA International Airport – 15 km/9 miles

by-rail

BY RAIL

Travellers can also reach Niagara from Canada and the U.S. by rail with VIA Rail service stopping in Niagara Falls and St. Catharines.  Also, in addition to its year-round bus service to Niagara, GO Transit offers weekend trains between Toronto and Niagara Falls during the summer starting Victoria Day weekend.  GO Transit also offers shuttle bus service between the St. Catharines GO Train stop and downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake making getting around Niagara very easy and convenient. 

VIA RAIL 
GO TRANSIT
AMTRAK

Border Information

BORDER INFORMATION

Travellers coming via land from the United States have four international bridge crossings in Niagara to choose between: Rainbow BridgeLewiston/Queenston BridgePeace Bridge and Whirlpool Bridge (Nexus). For an up-to-date listing of border wait times, visit the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission website.

You may also wish to review these links to ensure you’re prepared for crossing the border.

Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA)

Personal Exemption Limits

Maps &
Guides

Tourism
Centres

Ontario Travel Information Centres

Niagara Falls (Ontario Travel Centre)

5355 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, ON
Phone: 905-358-3221
Toll-Free: 1-800-ONTARIO
Click here to email
www.ontariotravel.net

St. Catharines (Ontario Travel Centre)

(Westbound QEW at east end of Garden City Skyway)
RR # 4, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Phone: 905-684-6354
Toll-Free: 1-800-ONTARIO
Click here to email
www.ontariotravel.net

Niagara-on-the-Lake Visitor & Convention Bureau

26 Queen St., Courthouse Building, Lower Level, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
Phone: 905-468-1950
Click here to email
www.niagaraonthelake.com

Niagara Falls Tourism

5400 Robinson Street, Niagara Falls, ON
Phone: 1-800-563-2557
Click here to email
www.niagarafallstourism.com

Visitor Centres

Visitor Centres

Fort Erie

The EDTC (Economic Development & Tourism Corporation) is an information centre servicing visitors for Niagara's South Coast located in Fort Erie. 
Address: 660 Garrison Road, Unit #1, Fort Erie, ON, L2A 6E2
For more information, visit the EDTC website.

Port Colborne Visitor Information Centre

A vibrant and impressive city located on the south shore of the scenic Niagara Region, Port Colborne is a community embedded in marine heritage and welcoming hospitality. With a generous climate, ample beachfront, and cultural attractions, Port Colborne is truly a destination you must visit!
Address: 76 Main Street West, Port Colborne, ON, L3K 3V2
Contact: Phone 905-834-5722 or 1-888-PORT-FUN & email tourism@portcolborne.ca
For more information, visit the City of Port Colborne website.

See more at: South Coast Tourism


Getting
Around

We have a number of transport options to make getting around Niagara easy for you and your loved ones. See our offerings below to plan for your arrival. 


Cycling

For visitors looking to reduce their carbon footprint or who just want to enjoy the sites while staying fit and active, cycling around Niagara is a great option.  The Greater Niagara Circle Route takes riders on a tour of the region including sections that run the length of the Niagara Parkway or along the Welland Canal.  For those who don’t want to travel with their own bike, Niagara also offers a number of rental and organized tour options to enjoy.

Learn More

WEGO Niagara Falls Visitor Transportation

Ride to Fun! WEGO is a state-of-the-art bus system connecting accommodations and tourism attractions throughout the city of Niagara Falls and Niagara Parks.

Learn More

Niagara Region Transit

Niagara Region Transit is inter-municipal transportation linking Niagara Falls, Welland, St. Catharines, Port Colborne, and Fort Erie with Monday through Saturday service year round. For one low fare you can travel throughout the region.

Learn More

Accessible Niagara

Niagara offers many accessible travel options for people with disabilities. The Accessible Niagara website is a great starting point for thoughtful advice for those travelling in a wheelchair or electric scooter including reviews, recommendations, and suggested itineraries.

Learn More

Taxi Directory




Niagara Falls Taxi - 905-357-4000
Central Taxi - 905-358-3232

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