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Travel & Visa Information

International Travellers

International visitors coming to Canada need to make sure they have the appropriate secure travel documentation, such as a valid passport and, if required, a visa. Citizens from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Mexico, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia and others do not require a visa to enter Canada. To find out if you need a visa, visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

All visitors should contact their consulate which can be located on the Canadian Offices Abroad website.

For more information on Canadian customs and regulations refer to the Canadian Border Services Agency website.

Travel by Train

Canada’s national passenger rail service, VIA Rail, will carry you between most major Canadian cities in comfort. Choose from stylish sleeping cars, “comfort” class, bedrooms and roomettes. VIA rail also offers special rail passes and vacation packages.

Are you planning to use Via Rail’s services? You can plan your trip and reserve your ticket by visiting their website, calling 1 888-VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired), visiting your local Via Rail Station, or contacting your preferred travel agent.

Travel by Plane

Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s main international airport with connections to every continent. There are a number of ways travel to and from Pearson Airport, including public transportation, car, taxi and shuttles.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is Toronto’s regional airport. It links to nearby Canadian and American cities and is located on the downtown core on Toronto island.

Travel by Automobile/Bus

An economic and comfortable way to travel, Canada’s system of intercity bus routes spans the entire country. Greyhound is the largest provider of intercity bus services in Canada with over 1,000 locations in its network. Greyhound also offers convenient cross-border links to many US cities. Find the nearest Greyhound location in your province or state.