Picton travel guide

Picton Tourism | Picton Guide

You're Going to Love Picton

With a population of 3,983, Picton is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Picton

Picton in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 173
1 night at 3-star hotel
Picton in March
Estimated hotel price
C$ 173
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Picton in July, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 26 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -11 °C, with an average temperature of -6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 102 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Picton, with an average rainfall of 49 mm.

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How to Get to Picton


Although Picton doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Kingston (YGK), which is located 31 miles from Picton. The shortest domestic flight to Picton departs from Vancouver and takes around 17h 25m.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Picton, followed by UP Express.


Another option to get to Picton is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 115 miles from Picton. You’ll find branches of Economy Rent a Car and City Car & Truck Rental, among others, in Toronto.

Airports near Picton

Where to stay in Picton

Average rates range from around C$ 633 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 534 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Picton

Most booked hotels in Picton

Newsroom Suites
Excellent (9.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 256+
Merrill House
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 310+
Our Space the Perfect Place B&B
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 244+
Drake Devonshire
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 397+
The Waring House
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
C$ 232+
Cribs On The Hill
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
C$ 210+

Renting a car in Picton

Expect to pay C$ 1.77 per litre in Picton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 21.15 and C$ 28.19. Full-size (Dodge Durango or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Picton, while also 31% cheaper than other types, on average.