Getting Here

Getting Here

It's easy to get here!

Northumberland is just an hour's drive east of Toronto and on the Highway of Heroes (Highway 401). We are within a day's drive of most major cities in the northeastern U.S., and only hours from major border crossings at Buffalo and the 1000 Islands.

Driving Distances from Northumberland (Cobourg) to:

  • Toronto: 110 km / 68 miles
  • Ottawa: 343 km / 213 miles
  • Buffalo: 264 km / 164 miles
  • Rochester: 384 km / 238 miles (or 100 km /60 miles by boat)
  • Detroit: 488 km / 303 miles
  • Ohio: 586 km / 364 miles

We're also easy to reach by bus, rail and boat. Boaters can choose from many access points along Lake Ontario, while VIA Rail runs parallel to the shoreline. Tour operators like Mary Morton and Fun Time Travel also travel through the region on a regular basis.

Contact us to receive free brochures like the Unique Experiences Map, Outdoor Adventure Map, Top 5 Drives Map or the Farm Fresh Destinations Map.