Niagara-on-the-Lake travel guide

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Niagara-on-the-Lake 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 2 days in order to fully appreciate everything Niagara-on-the-Lake has to offer.

What to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Top activities & attractions in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Where to Eat in Niagara-on-the-Lake

If you’re looking for affordable options, Benchmark (135 Taylor Rd) and Bricks and Barley (1573 Four Mile Creek Road) are great picks.

When to visit Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 159
1 night at 3-star hotel
Niagara-on-the-Lake in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 159
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Niagara-on-the-Lake


Although Niagara-on-the-Lake doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Island (YTZ), which is located 49 km from Niagara-on-the-Lake. The shortest domestic flight to Niagara-on-the-Lake departs from Calgary and takes around 3h 45m.


UP Express is the most popular train carrier serving Niagara-on-the-Lake, followed by VIA Rail Canada. The train journey from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Burlington takes 0h 39m and costs around C$ 22 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Niagara Falls, expect to pay about C$ 26 for a 1h 58m trip.


Another option to get to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 50 km from Niagara-on-the-Lake. You’ll find branches of Turo and City Car & Truck Rental, among others, in Toronto.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Niagara-on-the-Lake, including Rider Express, FlixBus and Trailways. From London, the bus ride to Niagara-on-the-Lake takes 196 km and will cost you around C$ 79. From Ottawa, the ticket costs about C$ 80 for a journey of 402 km.

Airports near Niagara-on-the-Lake

Airlines serving Niagara-on-the-Lake

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Average rates range from around C$ 303 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 416 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Niagara-on-the-Lake

Most booked hotels in Niagara-on-the-Lake

White Oaks Resort & Spa
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 260+
Hilton Garden Inn Niagara-on-the-Lake
Excellent (8.6, Excellent reviews)
C$ 206+
Prince of Wales
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 395+
DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton - Niagara Falls
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 188+
Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
C$ 327+
Sheraton on the Falls Hotel
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 249+

Renting a car in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Expect to pay C$ 1.80 per litre in Niagara-on-the-Lake (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.57 and C$ 28.76.