How to Reach Hamilton - The Easiest Way to Reach Hamilton


  • By Air: The major international airport in Hamilton, Ontario is the John C Munro International Airport. There are flight connections to a number of cities and plenty of low cost options available too. Ground transportation available at the airport includes taxi services, HSR (local public transit) and car rentals.
  • By Train: Go Transit and Via Rail offer train connections to nearby cities like Toronto. The Downtown terminal and Aldershot Go Station are the main train terminals. There are regular bus departures from the terminal to various parts of the city.
  • By Car: Hamilton is easily approachable via highway from nearby destinations like Niagara falls, Toronto and London, Ontario.
  • By Bus: Buses to and from nearby cities are available at the Downtown terminal. Bus timings are convenient and at regular intervals.


  • HSR: The Hamilton Street Railway Company is the most convenient form of local transport at Hamilton. These wheelchair accessible and air conditioned buses ply on 26 routes all around the city.  Buy a Passport ticket for $9 and travel all day unlimited all around the city. Plus, you can avail of attractive discounts at a number of tourist spots.
  • By Taxi: Taxis in Hamilton are plentiful. The fares are standard and non-negotiable. It is customary to tip your taxi driver if you’re happy with the service. Taxi services like Blue Line Taxi, Hamilton Cab and Wavetrans operate in Hamilton.
  • By Cycle: Hamilton has hundreds of kilometers of bike trails to explore. From converted rail trails to paved waterfront trails to designated paths along city streets, there are biking opportunities for everybody at any skill level. The city is extremely easy to get around on the bike too.

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Modes of Transportation in Hamilton

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Hamilton. The most preferred mode of transport in Hamilton is Car.

Average distance: 25.87 km Average time: 35.85 min

  • Car 57.69%
    Driving 25.53 min Overall average time for 21.82 kms 25.53 min
  • Walking 15.38%
    Walking 13.75 min Driving 1.25 min Overall average time for 2.3 kms 15 min
  • Bike 3.85%
    Bike 4 min Overall average time for 1 kms 4 min
  • Train/Metro 15.38%
    Train 67.5 min Walking 12.5 min Waiting 10 min Other 8.75 min Bus 2.5 min Overall average time for 77.5 kms 101.25 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 7.69%
    Bus 27.5 min Walking 7.5 min Waiting 5 min Overall average time for 12.5 kms 40 min

How to Reach Hamilton from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Burlington to Hamilton 7.6 km 7 mins
Dundas to Hamilton 9.68 km 9 mins
Brampton to Hamilton 13.95 km 13 mins
Stoney creek to Hamilton 16.29 km 16 mins
Oakville to Hamilton 20.69 km 20 mins
Mississauga to Hamilton 23.99 km 23 mins
Orangeville to Hamilton 28.48 km 28 mins
Concord to Hamilton 41.27 km 41 mins
Brantford to Hamilton 44.32 km 44 mins
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