Collingwood travel guide

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You're Going to Love Collingwood

With a population of 15,809, Collingwood is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 5 days in order to fully appreciate everything Collingwood has to offer.

Where to Eat in Collingwood

If you’re looking for affordable options, Crow Bar and Variety (18 Huron St) and TheSmoke - Collingwood (498 First St) are great picks.

When to visit Collingwood

Collingwood in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 154
1 night at 3-star hotel
Collingwood in November
Estimated hotel price
C$ 154
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Collingwood


Although Collingwood doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 101 km from Collingwood. Toronto Pearson Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from Air Canada, Air France, Avianca and other airlines departing from Canada. The shortest domestic flight to Collingwood departs from Abbotsford and takes around 4h 10m.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Collingwood, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Collingwood to London takes 3h 44m and costs around C$ 41 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about C$ 55 for a 4h 02m trip.


Another option to get to Collingwood is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 114 km from Collingwood. You’ll find branches of Routes Car & Truck Rentals and Economy Rent a Car, among others, in Toronto.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Collingwood, including FlixBus, Trailways and Greyhound. From Buffalo, the bus ride to Collingwood takes 266 km and will cost you around C$ 89. From Kingston, the ticket costs about C$ 81 for a journey of 282 km.

Airports near Collingwood

Airlines serving Collingwood

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (306 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,200 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (2,048 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
Good (492 reviews)
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Singapore Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in Collingwood

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Pleasant Manor Motel and Collingwood Motel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Collingwood

Most booked hotels in Collingwood

Gables Bed & Breakfast
Excellent (9.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 185+
Georgian Bay Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 144+
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Collingwood
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 139+
Living Water Resort And Spa
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
C$ 130+
Living Stone Golf Resort
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 101+
Comfort Inn & Suites
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
C$ 123+
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Renting a car in Collingwood

Renting a car in Collingwood costs C$ 90 per day, on average, or C$ 452 if you want to rent it for 5 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 50% more expensive than at Toronto Pearson Intl.

Expect to pay C$ 1.73 per litre in Collingwood (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 20.71 and C$ 27.61. The most frequently booked car type in Collingwood is Intermediate (Ford Escape or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Chevrolet Spark or similar) are, on average, 34% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.