GETTING HERE AND AROUND
We have a number of extensive and efficient transportation systems offering an array of ways to get to and around the province. Get information on services for people with special needs in Ontario.
- VIA Rail Canada offers passenger service in the Greater Toronto Area, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, Southwestern Ontario and Northern Ontario, with express service available between larger communities on most routes.
- Ontario Northland Rail Services provides four different routes throughout Ontario's north, with service to and from Toronto.
- Agawa Canyon Train Tour - Algoma Central Rail offers popular train excursions through the spectacular scenery of Algoma Country.
Bus lines offering service throughout Ontario include:
- Greyhound, servicing all regions of the province;
- Ontario Northland servicing Toronto, Central Ontario and Northern Ontario;
- Gray Line, providing sightseeing tours in Niagara Falls, Toronto and Ottawa;
- Coach Canada, servicing Windsor to Montreal along the 401 corridor.
- Parkbus, bus service between Toronto and Ottawa and various provincial and national parks.
A number of car rental companies are located in Ontario, most with locations at major airports:
TAXIS AND AIRPORT SHUTTLES
Taxi and airport shuttle services offer transportation to and from major airports in Ontario, some with door-to-door service:
- Airways Transit, with service in the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario;
- Classique Airline Service, serving the Greater Toronto Area;
- Coach Canada, serving the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario;
- Niagara Airbus, serving the Greater Toronto Area and Niagara;
- Red Car Service, serving the Greater Toronto Area. Pick-up and drop-off times vary from company to company, so it's a good idea to check schedules well in advance of your arrival at the airport;
- Ontario Coachway, serving South Eastern Ontario.
In Toronto, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is an efficient and convenient way to get around the city, seven days a week. A subway system links to buses, streetcars and a light-rail transit providing a one-fare one-way ride to anywhere in the city.
UP Express gets you from Toronto's Pearson International Airport to downtown Union Station in a reliable 25 minutes. Trains run every 15 minutes.
In Ottawa, the OC Transpo provides public transit services around the city.
For information about other public transit systems across the province, call the municipality that you will be visiting.
- Chi Cheemaun, which runs between Tobermory and South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island;
- Glenora, which connects Glenora and Adolphustown in Eastern Ontario;
- Pelee Island Ferry, running between Leamington or Kingsville and Pelee Island in Southern Ontario;
- Toronto Islands, which departs from the downtown Toronto docks and services the Toronto Islands;
- Wolfe Island, connecting Kingston and Wolfe Island in Eastern Ontario.