Getting to Canada by air is simple. Most large Canadian centres have direct flights from major UK airports.
- 675,000 people flew from the UK to Canada in 2015
- 71% of those flights were direct flights (nonstop)
- To learn about Canadian airport security guidelines, visit Canadian Air Transport Security Authority.
Car & Motorhome Travel
Canadians definitely love the open road. Travelling by motorbike, car, or motorhome is an amazing way to see the country.
THE OPEN ROAD
- EU and British driver's licenses are valid in Canada.
- Bring proof of insurance or buy insurance when you rent a vehicle.
- For information on highway and road conditions, visit the Weather Network.
- If you're driving a borrowed car or trailer, bring a letter of permission signed by the owner.
Tour Canada from the elegance of a train coach.
- Almost all of Canada's major cities are connected by railway.
- Canada's national passenger rail service is VIA Rail.
- From gourmet service in the Rocky Mountaineer's custom-designed GoldLeaf Dome Coach to a trip back to a gentler era on the vintage cars of the Royal Canadian Pacific, romance of the rails is alive and well in Canada.
An affordable and comfortable way to get from city to city, Canada's system of bus routes spans the entire country.
GET ON BOARD
- Greyhound is the largest provider of inter-city bus services in Canada.
- A list of private coach tour operators can be found at Motor Coach Canada.
Explore Canada’s cities like a local.
BUSES, TRAINS, RAPID TRANSIT
- Most Canadian cities have public transit systems.
- Buses account for most of the fleets.
- Major Canadian cities that offer subway, metro or light rapid transit service include Vancouver (SkyTrain), Calgary (CTrain), Edmonton (LRT), Toronto (subway), Ottawa (O-Train) and Montréal (metro).
With the world’s longest coastline and a huge amount of fresh water lakes (not to mention countless riverways), boating plays a big part in Canadian life.
- Canada has hundreds of thousands of lakes.
- For information on boating safety regulations and requirements for non-resident boaters, visit the Transport Canada Visitor Information page.
Be free to explore Canada on your terms.
- For details about accessible transportation in Canada and links to resources for travellers with special needs, visit the Accessible Travel website.