Travel/Directions

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AIR

Airplane

The closest airports to St. Catharines are Toronto’s Pearson International Airport, Hamilton’s John C. Munro International Airport and Buffalo’s Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Niagara Airbus offers shuttle service from all three of these airports directly to the University, to local hotels, or to any other destination in the Niagara Region. For rates and booking click here.

Trains

RAIL

St. Catharines is served by trains from both Via Rail and Amtrak. Additionally, GO Transit commuter service is available from Toronto as direct rail, direct bus, or a combination of rail and bus.

BUS

BusIn addition to the available GO Transit commuter services from Toronto, there are regularly scheduled bus services to St. Catharines from many destinations provided by Greyhound, Coach Canada and Megabus.

Driving Directions

From Buffalo Airport/USA:

    Cross the Peace bridge and then take the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) towards Toronto.
    At Exit 32B, turn onto Thorold Stone Road West and continue through the Thorold Tunnel where the road becomes Highway 58.
    Take the St. Davids Road West exit and follow until you reach Sir Isaac Brock Way.

    From Hamilton Airport

    Turn left on Airport Road.
    Turn left on Hwy. 6 (Upper James Street) and continue to the Lincoln Alexander Parkway (the ‘LINC’).
    Turn east on the Lincoln Alexander Parkway which will turn into the Red Hill Parkway.
    Take the Red Hill Parkway to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) east to Niagara Falls.
    At Exit 49, turn onto Highway 406 (towards Welland/Port Colborne) and continue until you reach St. Davids Road.
    Take the St. Davids Road West Exit and follow until you reach Sir Isaac Brock Way.

    From Toronto Airport/Toronto:
     

      From Highway 401 West, take 403 South to the Queen Elizabeth Highway (QEW) in the direction of Niagara Falls.
      Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way around the lake, then Southeast to St. Catharines.
      Take exit 49, which will lead you onto Highway 406.
      Continue until you reach St. Davids Road.
      Take the St. Davids Road West Exit and follow until you reach Sir Isaac Brock Way.

     

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