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.

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

Approximate Driving Times Within Canada

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

By Bus

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

By Air

Niagara is accessible by air through four international airports, Buffalo Niagara, Toronto Pearson, John C. Munro Hamilton, and Niagara Falls U.S.A. all offer daily shuttle service throughout the Niagara region.

AIRPORT DISTANCE TO NIAGARA

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

By Rail

Travellers can also reach Niagara from Canada and the U.S. by rail with VIA Rail and Amtrak service stopping in Niagara Falls and/or 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.

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.

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
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  [email protected].ca

For more information, visit the City of Port Colborne website.
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