Maps, Directions, Transportation

Ideally located in south eastern Ontario, Prince Edward County sits between Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa and close to the cities of Quinte West, Belleville and Kingston.  There are five entry points to Prince Edward County, providing easy access from the east and west.

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Distance from Picton to .. km Hwy 401 Exits to Prince Edward County
Kingston 80 Exit 566 — Marysville South on Hwy 49
or take the free ferry (see schedule below)
Belleville 35 Exit 538, 543 & 544 — Belleville South to Hwy 62
Toronto 200 Exit 522 — Wooler Road South or
Exit 525 — Hwy 33 Trenton
Ottawa 270 Exit 566 — Marysville South on Hwy 49
Montreal 360 Exit 566 — Marysville South on Hwy 49
Syracuse, NY 290 Exit 566 — Marysville South on Hwy 49

Maps

Click here for printable map

Prince Edward County Chamber of Tourism & CommercePick up your free copy of the “Red Map” at the Chamber of Tourism & Commerce Office,
116 Main Street, Picton


Glenora Ferry Schedule

Travellers from Kingston can access Prince Edward County by Glenora Ferry on Highway 33 east (the scenic and historic Loyalist Parkway).

The FREE ferry departs from Glenora 365 days a year. For an up-to-date schedule, please visit:  www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/ferry/

Getting Here by Car

Driving in Canada

In Canada, U.S. state drivers’ licences are valid for varying periods of time, depending on the province or territory you are visiting. The 1949 International Driving Permit is also valid, but must be accompanied at all times by the visitor’s state or national driver’s licence.

Don’t forget: when in Canada, drive on the right-hand side of the road. To help plan your route to Prince Edward County, see Google Maps. Also see Official Road Map of Ontario – online.

U.S. Border Crossings:

Alexandria Bay / Ivy Lea Bridge 130 km (80 miles)

Niagara Falls 315 km (195 miles)

Buffalo / Fort Erie 340 km (211 miles)

Detroit / Windsor 545 km (338 miles)

Getting Here By Air

Prince Edward County is conveniently located between three international airport centres.

Airport Distances from Picton
Kingston Airport 75km
Toronto Pearson International Airport 220km
Ottawa International Airport 260km
Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport 350km

When leaving Pearson International Airport by car, it is best to avoid morning (7:30 to 9:30 am) and evening (3 to 7 pm) rush hours on all major routes. Expect delays on Highway 401 (the major east-west artery) 24 hours a day. Allow plenty of time to make flights, especially on Fridays. Shuttle service from Pearson International airport to Prince Edward County, return, is also available from a few Picton area taxi services. Phone 613-476-2716 for details. Good maps of Toronto and Ontario are advisable and available without charge to members of AAA (CAA in Canada).

Smaller airports that handle small private aircraft and commuter shuttles include:

Picton’s airport is privately owned and located on the southeast side of Picton. The airport is used for private small planes.

Air Direct, R.R. #1 Deseronto 396-1081 or 1-800-956-8777

Flightexec, 1-800-777-0525

First Nations Air Service (Deseronto)

Loyal-Air Ltd., Belleville Airport 962-0124

Oak Hills Aviation (Trenton)

Norman Rogers Airport (Kingston)

Getting Here by Train

VIA RAIL at 220 Station Street in Belleville is located 10 minutes from Prince Edward County and 25 minutes from Picton:

Getting Here by Bus

All major coaches operate out of the Metro Toronto Coach Terminal, and handles buses arriving from destinations across the province, country and the U.S. The terminal is located at 610 Bay St., at Bay and Dundas in the city’s core, just one block west of the Eaton Centre. (416) 393-7911.

Getting Here by Boat

The County offers a dozen or more sheltered harbours. Many facilities that cater to boating are located throughout, including full-service marinas. Picton is just a one day cruise from either the Trent Severn Waterway, the Rideau Canal system, or the Thousand Islands. Click here for map of public docks, boat launches & marinas.

Local Transportation

Local transportation services include taxis, bus, specialized transit for seniors and people with mobility issues, and local couriers. See details.