Driving to Port Colborne

Port Colborne is an hour from the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), 30 minutes from Niagara Falls and St. Catharines, and only 20 minutes from the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie and Buffalo. Highway 3, a heritage highway linking Niagara with the agricultural communities of Southwestern Ontario and the Windsor-Detroit border crossing, bisects the community. Visitors driving from Toronto via the QEW can reach Port Colborne by taking Highway 406 south to Highway 140.

Navigating to Port Colborne

Port Colborne is located at 42° 54' 0.43"N, 79° 13' 58.37" W.  Large pleasure crafts may use the Welland Canal, which connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. The canal is open to navigation from March to December. When approaching the harbour from the Lake or Canal, use VHF ch#68 for navigational and docking assistance.

For additional boating information, contact any of the following:
Sugarloaf Marina: 905-835-6644
St. Lawrence Seaway: 905-835-5441

Cycling to Port Colborne

Port Colborne is located at the intersection of the Friendship Trail and the Welland Canal Parkway Trail, which together form part of the larger Trans Canada Trail. Cycle-friendly Port Colborne is a major destination for both recreational and experienced cyclists alike. Visit Niagara Cycling Tourism Centre for resources and information on the Greater Niagara Circle Route.

Local Transit Services

The City of Port Colborne utilizes NRT on Demand for local transit and Niagara Region bus transit.  Visit the City of Port Colborne transit page for more details.

Rail and Bus Services

GO transit provides regular service to Toronto through its GO bus service several times a day. The GO bus currently stops in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. Daily rail service to Toronto is provided by VIA Rail through train stations in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls. Amtrack also serves these stations with daily rail service to New York City.

VIA Rail: 1-888-842-7245 
Amtrack: 1-800-872-7245