Getting to Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake is a prominent Canadian tourist destination that welcomes over 3.5 million visitors per year.  It is a small walkable town known for its natural beauty, architecture, theatres, historic sites, and local wineries.  Here is the Niagara-on-the-Lake tourism website:

Niagara Falls is 25 kilometers south of Niagara-on-the-lake along the Niagara Parkway, describe by Winston Churchill as “the prettiest drive in the world.” 

Niagara Falls is visited by over 13 million people each year, so October provides an opportunity to visit the falls and surrounding attractions during a somewhat less crowded time. Here is the Niagara Falls Website:

How to get to the Conference Venue

Travellers may arrive at Niagara-on-the-Lake directly from access points within Canada or via the United States. Travellers entering Canada through the United States should be aware of border crossing times and any additional required documents. The Queen’s Landing Hotel is located at 155 Byron St., Niagara-on-the-Lake.

By air

Niagara-on-the-Lake is in Southern Ontario, and is accessible by five airports, three in Canada in Toronto and Hamilton and two in in the United States in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, NY. 

The Niagara Airbus shuttle bus service can be booked for service to and from Queen’s Landing Hotel from airports in Toronto or Hamilton and from some Toronto hotels:


Toronto Pearson International Airport –
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport –
John C. Monroe Hamilton International Airport –


Niagara Falls International Airport –
Buffalo Niagara International Airport –

By car

2 hour drive from Toronto/135 km
1 hour drive from Hamilton/75 km
1 hour drive from Buffalo, USA/60 km
30 minute drive from Niagara Falls, ON/25 km  

By rail

The Niagara region is serviced by ViaRail and GO Transit within Canada and Amtrak from the USA. When travelling by rail, look for destinations in Niagara Falls, ON and St. Catharines, ON, and travel the rest of the way to Niagara-on-the-Lake by car (taxi/Uber/rental) or by taking local bus transit.

ViaRail, Toronto-Niagara corridor:

Go Transit: