In Windsor-Essex County there are a few different ways you can travel.

  • Car: We have many local car dealerships and it is possible to buy or lease a new or used vehicle. To legally drive in Canada you will need a driver’s license. If you buy a car you will need to have car insurance (en français).
  • Public Transit: Transit Windsor and Tecumseh Transit operate meany bus routes in our region. You can go to their websites to learn more about routes, schedules transit pass options.
  • Biking/Walking: Our region has a network of walking and biking paths that you can use to get around and to explore. You can learn more about the Windsor-Essex riverfront trail and others by visiting CWATS’ website.
  • Taxi/Uber: There are both taxi companies and Uber throughout Windsor-Essex that will come and pick you up to bring you to where you need to go. The cost will depend on how far you need to travel.
  • Airplane: In Windsor, we have the Windsor International Airport. This airport has frequent flights to Toronto as well as other destinations in Canada and internationally. Less than 30km away from Windsor is the Detroit Metro Airport, which is a major international airport with flights to destinations all around the world.
  • Train: Windsor is serviced by Via Rail (en Français). From the train station in Windsor, you can easily travel to Toronto, Chatham, London and other cities in Canada.
  • Other: If you are looking for a bus that travels further distances you can take the Greyhound Bus (en Français). You can take a ferry (a type of boat) (en Français) if you are travelling to Pelee Island.

Transportation for People with Physical Disabilities

Windsor Essex Community Transit offers transportation services for elderly people and for people with disabilities.