In Niagara you will have many options for getting around. There are public transit options, taxi services, regional transit services, and car rental agencies, and you can drive your own vehicle.

Public Transit

Regularly scheduled bus service is available in Niagara's largest cities: Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Welland, and Fort Erie. There are also some bus services available in Thorold (provided by the St. Catharines Transit Commission) and in Port Colborne (provided by Welland Transit). Each public transit system is operated by the city it primarily serves. Please follow the links below to learn about routes, schedules, fares, and more.

Taxi Services

Taxis are a good transportation option if public transit does not meet your needs and you don't have a personal vehicle. Please call 211 for help finding a taxi company.

Regional Transit

If you're travelling long distances within or outside of Niagara, regional transit services are a good option. The main regional bus service is Niagara Region Transit, which connects some of Niagara's largest communities. Please visit Niagara Region Transit to learn about routes, schedules, fares, and more. Alternatives, including services outside Niagara, include:

If you're travelling to or from a major airport you should check the airport's listing of transportation providers such as for Toronto Pearson International Airport and Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Car Rental Agencies

If you need your own vehicle for a short period of time, renting a car can be a good option. Please call 211 for help finding a car rental agency.

Driving Your Own Vehicle

Most residents of Niagara drive their own vehicle on a daily basis. To drive a vehicle, you'll need an Ontario Driver's Licence. Please visit for more information on driver's licences including how to get a licence, International Driver's Permit, and more.

You'll also need your own vehicle. To buy a new or used vehicle a popular options is to visit an auto dealership. Please call 211 for help finding an auto dealership.

Contact Information


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