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Getting around

How far is a km? What are the regulations pertaining to customs and duty? And why is the iced tea so sweet? Get all the info you need to prepare for Canada.

Getting around

Air travel

Getting to Canada by air is simple. All large Canadian centers have direct flights from major American airports.

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By air


Check in Canada

Book your accommodation with Check in CanadaExternal Link Title - the national reservations platform owned by the Hotel Association of Canada.

  • Compare real-time rates and room availability
  • 9,000 accommodation providers across Canada to choose from
  • Make a direct booking to a lodging operator

Auto & RV travel

Canadians definitely love the open road. Traveling by motorbike, car, truck or RV is an amazing way to see the country.

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The open road

Train travel

Tour Canada from the elegance of a train coach.


All aboard

  • Almost all of Canada's major cities are connected by railway.
  • Canada's national passenger rail service is VIA RailExternal Link Title.
  • From gourmet service in the Rocky MountaineerExternal Link Title'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.

Bus travel

An economic and comfortable way to get from city to city, Canada's system of bus routes spans the entire country.


Get on board

Public transit

Explore Canada’s cities like a local.

public transit

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 Montreal (metro).


With the world’s longest coastline and concentration of fresh water lakes (not to mention countless riverways), boating plays a big part in Canadian life.


Make waves


Be free to explore Canada on your terms.

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Coming to Canada

Why is the iced tea so sweet? What are the regulations pertaining to customs and duty? 

Get all the info you need to prepare for Canada.