We look forward to seeing you soon. See below for helpful tools to plan getting here by auto, rail, bus, or air. You can also review the number of services available to help you get around the area once you arrive.


Prescott and the surrounding region has a well-developed network of highways that allow seamless travel into and throughout the Town.

Approximate Driving Times Within Canada

From Ottawa – 1 hour
From Toronto – 3 hours 36 minutes
From Kingston – 1 hour 9 minutes
From Montreal – 2 hours

Approximate Driving Times From US

From Buffalo – 4 hours 30 minutes
From Rochester – 3 hours 33 minutes
From Syracuse – 2 hours 20 minutes
From Detroit – 6 hours 58 minutes
From New York City – 6 hours 15 minutes


Travellers can reach Prescott from Canada and the U.S. by rail with VIA Rail stopping in Brockville.


No car? No problem. Year-round bus service is available through Coach Canada, stopping in Brockville.  From there you can hop on the River Route bus or use a Taxi or Ride Share Service to make the short trip to Prescott.

Once you've arrived getting around Prescott is easy.  You don't have to travel far to find whatever your heart desires in Prescott, so ditch the car and walk or bike to explore.  We have a number of taxi services available for those who like to ride in style.  

And you can hop on the River Route bus to explore neighbouring destinations including Brockville, Augusta, Edwardsburgh-Cardinal and more!


Prescott is accessible by air through two international airports, Ottawa (1 hr drive), and Ogdensburg U.S.A. (20 min drive).


Travellers arriving via land from the United States have two international bridge crossings to choose between: Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge and Thousand Islands International Bridge. For an up-to-date listing of border wait times, visit the Bridge Authority websites.

You may also wish to review these links to ensure you’re prepared for crossing the border.


Stop by our Visitors Centre to meet our welcoming ambassadors upon arrival, who will assist you in finding everything you need to get the complete Prescott experience!  Located at 202 King St. W in Prescott's historic downtown RiverWalk District.

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