How to Reach Windsor, Canada

The Easiest Way to Reach Windsor


  • By Air: Flights to Windsor land at the Windsor airport.
  • By Train: Windsor Station has trains connecting the city to rest of Canada.
  • By Bus: Busses connect Windsor to nearby cities and towns along with the city of Detroit, USA.
  • By Road: Highway 401 connects Windsor to the entire southern Ontario coast. Alternatively, the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor tunnel connect the Canadian city to the US city.


  • By Bus: The Transit Windsor busses run in loops around the city. However, the stops are few. It is not the best way to traverse the city.
  • By Car: It is said that the city was built for cars! Renting a car is the best way to explore the city. Valid driving licence is required along with a photo id to rent a car. 
  • By Taxi: Taxis are available in the city and relatively cheap.

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Modes of Transportation in Windsor

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

Average distance: 15.86 km Average time: 38.58 min

  • Car 50%
    Driving 23.33 min Walking 0.83 min Overall average time for 21.17 kms 24.17 min
  • Motorbike 8.33%
    Motorbike 15 min Overall average time for 17 kms 15 min
  • Walking 41.67%
    Walking 49.6 min Driving 9 min Bus 2 min Overall average time for 9.26 kms 60.6 min

How to Reach Windsor from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Detroit to Windsor 2.82 km 16 mins
Royal Oak to Windsor 12.05 km 12 mins
Dearborn to Windsor 15.55 km 15 mins
Taylor to Windsor 25.95 km 25 mins
Dearborn Heights to Windsor 26.33 km 26 mins
Redford Charter Township to Windsor 29.02 km 29 mins
Farmington to Windsor 37.84 km 37 mins
Romulus to Windsor 40.06 km 40 mins
Northville to Windsor 43.49 km 1 hour 3 mins
West Bloomfield Township to Windsor 48.98 km 1 hour 13 mins
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