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Effective March 18th, The Government of Canada has imposed travel restrictions for all flights entering Canada to reduce the spread of COVID-19. While provincial borders and airspace remain open, we are providing essential travel for those who need to get to where they need to go. Starting on April 9, we will begin offering through-flights from Halifax to Abbotsford with stops in Hamilton and Edmonton. Click here for details.
Just a short drive from Toronto, Hamilton is a great airport to fly into for any Southern Ontario Getaway. With short lines and fewer crowds, it’s very easy to get in and out quickly and the city is conveniently located between Toronto and Niagara Falls. If you’re sticking close to the airport, there’s endless opportunities for fun and adventure (Hamilton is the waterfall capital of the world).
Book low cost flights to Hamilton with Swoop, Canada's ultra-low fare airline. We make travel affordable, easy and accessible so you can spend less on the journey and more at your destination.
There are lots of options for getting around in Hamilton. You can take the local city bus, also known as the HSR. You can pick up a SoBi Bike from one of 120 hubs in the city or take a cab or ride share. Click here for more details on getting around Hamilton.
If you want to visit Toronto on a budget, your best bet is to fly Swoop into Hamilton! There are many ways to get into the big city from Hamilton. Megabus is a convenient and comfy option to get there straight from the Hamilton airport, or you can catch a GO Bus or Train from the downtown GO Station, which is a 20-minute drive from the airport. Alternatively, you can rent a car and drive for approximately 1 hour into downtown – just be sure to check the traffic report first.
Between April and November, check out one of the Lady Hamilton Group’s free walking tours. Choose from Historic Downtown, Modern Downtown and James Street North tours.
Hamilton is a hub of Canadian comedy - Canadian comedy legends Eugene Levy, Ivan Reitman, Martin Short, and Dave Thomas all come from Hamilton.
There are lots of options to get to the Edmonton Airport. If you are driving, you can show your Swoop boarding pass to get 20% off parking at Park2Go. There are also bus and shuttle options, which can be found on the Edmonton Airport website. Whatever transportation option you choose, make sure to give yourself lots of time to check in and get through security.