Kingston travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kingston

With a population of 114.195, Kingston is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada.

Where to Eat in Kingston

If you’re looking for affordable options, Black Dog Tavern (69 Brock Street) and Days on Front (730 Front Road) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Mayla (343 King St E, Kingston) and Milestones Grill + Bar - Kingston (27 Princess St) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Kingston.

When to visit Kingston

Kingston in January
Estimated hotel price
$201
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kingston in January
Estimated hotel price
$201
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kingston in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 24 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is February, when it can get as cold as -12 °C, with an average temperature of -7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 70 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Kingston, with an average rainfall of 50 mm.

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How to Get to Kingston

Plane

When flying to Kingston, you’ll arrive at Kingston (YGK), which is located 9 km from the city centre.

Train

The train station in Kingston is called Kingston, and is located 5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Kingston is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 241 km from Kingston. You’ll find branches of Avis and Thrifty, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kingston, including Red Arrow, Bus and Rider Express. The most popular bus station is Kingston First Canada Avenue, located 4 km from the city centre of Kingston. Kingston Queen's University is also a commonly used station, and is 1.3 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Kingston, you’ll arrive at Kingston (YGK), which is located 9 km from the city centre.

Train

The train station in Kingston is called Kingston, and is located 5 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Kingston is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 241 km from Kingston. You’ll find branches of Avis and Thrifty, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kingston, including Red Arrow, Bus and Rider Express. The most popular bus station is Kingston First Canada Avenue, located 4 km from the city centre of Kingston. Kingston Queen's University is also a commonly used station, and is 1.3 km from the city centre.

Airports near Kingston

Airlines serving Kingston

Lufthansa
Good (4,666 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,618 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,305 reviews)
Air France
Good (983 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,962 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,122 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,864 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,176 reviews)
LOT
Good (685 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (827 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (502 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (197 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (773 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (773 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (477 reviews)
Avianca
Good (1,328 reviews)
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Where to stay in Kingston

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Lord Nelson Motel and Motel 6 Kingston On.

Where to stay in popular areas of Kingston

Most booked hotels in Kingston

Motel 6 Kingston On
2 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$141+
Delta Hotels by Marriott Kingston Waterfront
4 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
$264+
Confederation Place Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$193+
Holiday Inn Kingston-Waterfront
3 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$255+
Days Inn by Wyndham Kingston
2 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
$190+

Hiring a car in Kingston

Expect to pay $2.31 per litre in Kingston (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $27.66 and $36.88.

Expect to pay $2.31 per litre in Kingston (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $27.66 and $36.88.