Travel to Kingston
It's not only easy to get to Kingston - it's easy to get around while you're here. Kingston is conveniently located just off Highway 401 at the centre of the hub between Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Syracuse. We are nestled beside Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the historic Rideau Canal, which makes traveling here not only easy, but a pleasant adventure.
Once here, choose from our reliable public transportation services, ferries, historic tours or rent a vehicle to explore at you own pace.
Arriving via Highway 401 Eastbound. Take the Sir John A Macdonald Blvd. exit (#615) and travel south for approximately 6 km (4 miles). Turn left onto King St. and follow the banks of Lake Ontario. At the intersection of King St. and West St., turn right and follow West St. to the left, as it becomes Ontario St. KingstonÂ´s City Hall is located on the corner of Ontario St. and Brock St. There is public parking adjacent to City Hall.
Arriving via Highway 401 Westbound. Take the Highway 15 exit (#623) and continue south for approximately 5 km (3 miles) until you reach Highway 2. At Highway 2 turn right, passing Fort Henry (on your left) and the Royal Military College of Canada, and crossing over the LaSalle Causeway. After crossing the LaSalle Causeway, continue on as Highway 2 turns into Ontario St. Follow Ontario St. and seek out KingstonÂ´s City Hall, located at the corner of Ontario St. and Brock St. There is public parking adjacent to City Hall.
VIA Rail provides business and leisure travelers with convenient rail service to and from the City of Kingston. With 22 departures and arrivals daily, KingstonÂ´s station offers connections to and from major city centres such as Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto. For a listing of fares and schedules, please visit the VIA Rail website at http://www.viarail.ca or call 1-888 VIA-Rail. Coming Soon - The Bike Train is a new sustainable transportation and tourism initiative introducing bike racks onboard select passenger rail trains to destinations across Ontario. For more information visit www.biketrain.ca.
Coach Canada / Trentway-Wager Bus Lines operates 25 daily departures and arrivals at the City of Kingston terminal, to and from major city centres such as Toronto, Cornwall, and Peterborough, Coach Canada / Trentway-Wager provides passenger, charter and cargo services to and from the City of Kingston. For more information on bus schedules and fares please call (613) 547-4916 or visit http://www.coachcanada.com.
Greyhound Bus Lines provides service to and from the Kingston terminal. There are two to three daily departures and arrivals providing convenient connections to Ottawa. Greyhound Bus Lines also provides Courier Express cargo services via Parbus Courier Service. For more information on both of these services please call (613) 547-4916 or visit http://www.greyhound.ca
With 9 daily commercial departures and arrivals to and from TorontoÂ´s Pearson International Airport, Norman Rogers Airport (YGK) is KingstonÂ´s link to all global destinations. For more information on the flights servicing the Kingston region via Air Ontario, or Voyageur Airlines, please consult your local travel agent or visit City of Kingston, Ontario, Canada - Kingston Airport (Norman Rogers Airport)
For more information or further travel directions, please contact the Visitor Information Centre by phone at:
613-548-4415 or toll-free 1-888-855-4555 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org