Getting Here

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Checkout some important info on Windsor Essex (and the province of Ontario) that you should know before travelling here.

PROVINCIAL ROADMAP TO REOPEN – STEP THREE

As of Friday July 16th the Province of Ontario is in Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen. Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen includes but is not limited to:

GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Face masks are advised but not required for outdoor events
  • Physical distancing of 2 metres is still required
  • Masks are still required for indoor activities
  • Capacity limits must be posted

For additional details please visit our COVID-19 Hub.  For more details on what all businesses in Windsor Essex should be doing and how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting travel within our region please click here. With the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and local health unit regulations, the services provided below may change. Please contact the brewery or distillery directly to confirm their current offerings.

ONTARIO PROOF OF VACCINATION

As of Wednesday September 22nd proof of vaccination will be required at all higher-risk indoor public settings, including wineries offering indoor service. Proof of vaccination includes a print out of your full vaccination status.

For additional details please visit our COVID-19 Hub.


BY PLANE, TRAIN OR BUS, IT’S EASY TO FIND YOUR WAY TO WINDSOR ESSEX!

TRAIN

VIA Rail Canada Windsor’s train station operates out of the historic Olde Walkerville district and is just a short cab or bus ride from the city centre. There are three daily departures and return trips along the Windsor-Toronto corridor with VIA Rail. For more details or to book tickets now click viarail.ca.


AIR

Windsor International Airport Your Quick Gateway (YQG), is conveniently located just 15 minutes from downtown Windsor. The airport offers frequent service to and from Toronto with easy connection with Porter Airlines, Air Canada Jazz, and seasonally with WestJet. Upon arrival, transportation to and from the airport is easy with major rental car, taxi and public transit just steps from the luggage terminal. For more details visit yqg.ca.

 


DRIVING

DRIVING? Windsor is only a four hour drive from Toronto down the 401 and easily accessible from Michigan through our two international border crossings


LOCAL TRANSPORTATION

Click one of the links below to check out local transportation options.

* Transit Windsor offers public bus service for the City of Windsor, Town of LaSalle, Municipality of Leamington and the Windsor-Detroit Tunnel Bus.


CROSSING THE BORDER

Windsor is home to both the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, giving easy access between Windsor and the City of Detroit. Click ‘Crossing Made Easy’ for more details on what you need to cross the border.

Are you planning to enter Canada from the U.S.? Click crossingmadeeasy.com for border crossing details into Windsor.

TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE LOCATIONS

Please feel free to contact any of our Tourism Information Centres listed below where our friendly staff are standing by to share all that our region has to offer.

General Inquiries and Visitor Services
333 Riverside Dr. W., Suite 103 Windsor, ON N9A7C5

Contact: [email protected]
Phone: 519.255.6530 Toll Free: 1.800.265.3633

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm


CAESARS WINDSOR KIOSK


AMHERSTBURG WATERFRONT


ONTARIO TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE


 

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