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. Consider staying at least one whole day in Niagara Falls to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Niagara Falls

Fallsview is the neighbourhood with the most restaurants in Niagara Falls. These include popular favourites such as Table Rock House Restaurant (6650 Niagara Parkway), Ruth's Chris Steak House - Niagara Falls (6455 Fallsview Blvd) and Corso: Endless Family-Style Italian (6361 Fallsview Blvd). If you’re looking for affordable options, Canyon Creek - Niagara Falls (6380 Fallsview Blvd. Fallsview Casino) and Tide & Vine (3491 Portage Rd) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Flour Mill Restaurant (6080 Fallsview Blvd) and Zappi's Pizza (6663 Stanley Ave) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Niagara Falls.

When to visit Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls in February
Estimated hotel price
$153
1 night at 3-star hotel
Niagara Falls in February
Estimated hotel price
$153
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

Plane

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 21h 28m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Niagara Falls, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Niagara Falls to London takes 2h 10m and costs around $51 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about $66 for a 3h 49m trip. The train station in Niagara Falls is called Niagara Falls, and is located 2.8 km from the city centre.

Car

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 Dollar, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Niagara Falls, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Niagara Falls takes 209 km and will cost you around $63. From Ottawa, the ticket costs about $72 for a journey of 354 km. The most popular bus station is Niagara Falls Table Rock, located 1.3 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.

Plane

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 21h 28m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Niagara Falls, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Niagara Falls to London takes 2h 10m and costs around $51 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about $66 for a 3h 49m trip. The train station in Niagara Falls is called Niagara Falls, and is located 2.8 km from the city centre.

Car

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 Dollar, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Niagara Falls, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Niagara Falls takes 209 km and will cost you around $63. From Ottawa, the ticket costs about $72 for a journey of 354 km. The most popular bus station is Niagara Falls Table Rock, located 1.3 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

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (847 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,188 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (473 reviews)
Air France
Good (975 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,604 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,944 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,209 reviews)
LOT
Good (669 reviews)
Finnair
Good (773 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,175 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (849 reviews)
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Where to stay in Niagara Falls

Average rates range from around $278 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $415 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include The Rex Motel At Niagara Falls and Falls Lodge by the Falls. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Niagara Falls, with prices from $38 to $791 per night. Fallsview is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Niagara Falls are about 85% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Niagara Falls

Most booked hotels in Niagara Falls

Great Wolf Lodge Niagara Falls
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
$414+
DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton - Niagara Falls
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$239+
Sheraton Fallsview Hotel
4 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
$256+
Embassy Suites by Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview
4 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
$284+
Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites
4 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
$257+
Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls
3 stars
Good (6.9, Good reviews)
$205+

Hiring a car in Niagara Falls

Expect to pay $2.28 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 $27.25 and $36.33.

Expect to pay $2.28 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 $27.25 and $36.33.