Niagara Falls travel guide

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You're Going to Love Niagara Falls

With a population of 82,000, Niagara Falls is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Niagara Falls

Fallsview is the neighbourhood with the most restaurants in Niagara Falls. These include popular favourites such as Zappi's Pizza (6663 Stanley Ave), Corso: Endless Family-Style Italian (6361 Fallsview Blvd) and Ruth's Chris Steak House - Niagara Falls (6455 Fallsview Blvd). If you’re looking for affordable options, Remingtons of Niagara (5657 Victoria Ave) and Taco N Tequila (6405 Stanley Ave) are great picks.

When to visit Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Niagara Falls in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Niagara Falls in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -7 °C, with an average temperature of -4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 102 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Niagara Falls, with an average rainfall of 64 mm.

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How to Get to Niagara Falls


Although Niagara Falls doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Island (YTZ), which is located 65 km from Niagara Falls. The shortest flight to Niagara Falls from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 19h 56m.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Niagara Falls, followed by UP Express. The train journey from Niagara Falls to Burlington takes 0h 39m and costs around $27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $54 for a 2h 12m trip. The train station in Niagara Falls is called Niagara Falls, and is located 2.8 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Niagara Falls is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 67 km from Niagara Falls. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Hertz, among others, in Toronto.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Niagara Falls, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From Kingston, the bus ride to Niagara Falls takes 241 km and will cost you around $81. From London, the ticket costs about $71 for a journey of 254 km. The most popular bus station is Niagara Falls Fallsview Casino, located 1.0 km from the city centre of Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls Casino Niagara is also a commonly used station, and is 1.0 km from the city centre.

Airports near Niagara Falls

Airlines serving Niagara Falls

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Niagara Falls

Average rates range from around $188 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $150 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Cadillac Motel Niagara and The Rex Motel At Niagara Falls. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Niagara Falls, with prices from $39 to $1,057 per night. Fallsview is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Niagara Falls are about 82% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Niagara Falls

Most booked hotels in Niagara Falls

DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton - Niagara Falls
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
The Tower Hotel Fallsview
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
Good (7, Good reviews)
Embassy Suites by Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview
Good (7, Good reviews)
The Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls
Good (7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Niagara Falls

Expect to pay $2.37 per litre in Niagara Falls (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $28.38 and $37.83. Standard (Subaru Legacy or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Niagara Falls, while also 65% cheaper than other types, on average.