Skyline view of Wellington Rd. in downtown London, Ontario Canada.
  • People arriving from a flight at the London International Airport located in London, Ontario, Canada

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    Getting to & Around London

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    • Author Tourism London
    • Date January 10, 2024
    • Categories
      Hotels & Accommodations, Things To Do
  • London, Ontario is centrally located within Southwestern Ontario. It is easily accessible and has a variety of transportation options that will bring you into the city!


    A skyline view of downtown London, Ontario in the summer
    London, Ontario


    Highway Access

    A London Ontario pin on a map of London.
    London, Ontario - @ontariopinnedup Instagram

    London is easily accessible by road as it is located just off Highway 401, two hours from the Windsor/Detroit area, and two hours from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Highway 402 also intersects through London which connects the region to the Sarnia area. Additionally, London is also easily reachable from Hamilton, St. Catharines, and Niagara Falls by Highway 403 and the Queen Elizabeth Parkway (QEW), which meets the 401 in Woodstock, a mere 30 minutes away from London.

    London International Airport (YXU)

    Women walking into YXU airport.
    London International Airport in London, Ontario - @flyyxu Instagram

    Individuals travelling by air can arrive at the London International Airport, a full-service passenger and freight facility located approximately 10 km's from downtown London. The London International Airport is currently serviced by Air Canada, WestJet, Flair Airlines, Air Transat, and Sunwing. Taxis and vehicle rentals are available for transportation from the airport to anywhere in the city. Currently, they have direct flights to Canadian cities including Toronto, and Calgary. They have several international direct flights for the 2023/2024 winter season: Orlando, Cancun, Punta Cana, Varadero and Cayo Coco.


    The exterior front entrance of London International Airport located in London, Ontario, Canada
    London International Airport • London, Ontario

    Via Rail

    A train passing through London Ontario in the fall.
    VIA Rail in London, Ontario - @sakobaphotography Instagram

    Trains arrive and depart on a daily basis in London, making it one of the busiest passenger train terminal in Canada. Via Rail has daily direct service to Toronto, Sarnia and Windsor and lies within the main Windsor to Quebec corridor. London’s Via Rail station is located downtown, minutes from the RBC Place London, Budweiser Gardens, London Music Hall and a number of hotels.


    A woman dressed for Winter and pulling luggage about to board a VIA Rail train
    VIA Rail

    public transportation

    LTC Bus driving on a London Ontario road.
    LTC Bus in London, Ontario - @downtownlondon Instagram

    The London Transit Commission (LTC) has over 40 routes that connect to various locations throughout London including Western University, Fanshawe College, White Oaks Mall, Masonville Mall, Cherryhill and most neighbourhoods and areas. Check out their website here for routes, schedules and more.

    Voyago vehicles line up outside of the London International Airport, located in London, Ontario, Canada

    taxi, limo & Bus Charter Companies

    London offers a variety of ways to travel within the city as well as options on travelling outside of the city. Check out the listing below:


    Great Canadian Holidays & Coaches
    Huron Shores Area Transit

    Intercity Bus
    Murphy Bus Lines
    Perth County Connect

    Robert Q
    Robin Hood Tours & Charters
    Sarnia Inter-Community Bus

    Wilma Technologies
    Middlesex County Connect

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