With convenient connections to Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto via highway, bus and rail, Prescott residents and tourists are able to travel to and from Prescott with ease. The Ottawa International Airport is close enough for airline travelers to connect to both domestic and international flights.
Ontario highways 401 and 416 go through Grenville County, which connects to the USA via the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge and Hwy 37 in NY.
Bus service to and from Prescott is available from Greyhound, Trentway-Wagner, Voyageur Colonial, 152 King St. E. 613-925-3091.
Prescott is located on VIA Rail’s principal Quebec City - Windsor corridor and is served by seven daily runs between Toronto and Montreal. Travelers may board and debark the train in Brockville (20 km west of Prescott).
For information on rates, schedules, and reservations, contact VIA at:
Toll Free: 1-800-361-1235
Ottawa International Airport Ottawa, ON
Ottawa International Airport is approximately 80 km from Prescott. The airport handles approximately 156 direct flights daily to points in Canada (40 to Toronto), the United States and Europe. For flight information, contact the airlines directly.
Located just 15 minutes in Brockville, the airport offers many of the conveniences of a big city airport, without the heavy traffic and high costs usually encountered at these facilities. The airport handles small aircraft but has plans in the works to handle larger craft soon.
Ogdensburg International Airport Ogdensburg, NY
The Ogdensburg Airport is only 10 minutes across the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge. The airport handles jet aircraft up to 100 passengers. For flight information call the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority at (315) 393-4080.
Getting Around Prescott
While in Prescott, residents and tourists can also get from one end of the town to the other with ease. Take a taxi, drive your own car or walk downtown.
Fort Town Taxi/Prescott Taxi
189 King St. W.
613-925-4994 , 613-925-2228
MacEwen´s - Self Service
Edward St. N.
Mr.Gas - Full-Service
152 King St. E
Ultramar - Self-Service
Edwards St. N.
West End Motors - Full-Serve
590 King St.W.
Sending Freight from Prescott
If you need shipping service, send your packages via truck, rail, air or boat from Prescott.
Kriska Transportation has daily runs to various locations in Canada and the USA. http://www.kriska.com/
The main Canadian National Railways (CNR) line (Quebec City—Windsor Corridor) and the main Canadian Pacific Railways (CPR) line run through Grenville County. Spur lines run off the main CNR line in Prescott and other locations in Grenville County. http://www.cn.ca/ http://www.cpr.ca/
Operated by the Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, the Port of Prescott handles many types of cargo in its deep-water port. The channel and berth depth is 8.23 metres, the crane lift capacity is done by a private firm with a 2,200 lbs/tonne capacity. The wharf length is 913 metres and bulk storage and pumping facilities are available. The port is served by a spur rail line. For information call: 613-925-4228. http://www.portofprescott.com/