Coronavirus updates. Learn more about Swoop's response.
Beginning on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 11:59 p.m., we will suspend all our international and transborder flights. This suspension follows Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement imposing travel restrictions for all flights entering Canada to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The suspension will be in place until May 31, 2020.
We will be providing regular updates on all our channels and are reaching out directly to these impacted travellers via email with more specific information.
Hamilton, the world's waterfall capital, has 100 waterfalls minutes from the city centre. Arts and culture boom with a variety of plays, and the city is home to Ontario's third-largest public art gallery. The African Lion Safari Park, where you can take a drive through a 750-acre Wildlife Park is an attraction not to be missed. It's also a brief drive, bus or train ride to Lake Ontario, from endless shopping & dining options to concert and sports activities of the world's highest standard, to everything that is in between!
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.