Vaughan travel guide

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You're Going to Love Vaughan

With a population of 238,866, Vaughan is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada.

Where to Eat in Vaughan

Thornhill is the neighbourhood with the most restaurants in Vaughan. These include popular favourites such as What a Bagel Eatery - Bathurst (8010 Bathurst St), The Octagon (7529 Yonge St) and Terra Restaurant (8199 Yonge Street). If you’re looking for affordable options, Canyon Creek - Vaughan (255 Bass Pro Mills Drive) and Autostrada (3255 Rutherford Rd) are great picks. For delicious green meals, The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Vaughan Mills (3300 Rutherford Rd) and The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Woodbridge (6210 Hwy 7, Vaughan, ON) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Vaughan.

When to visit Vaughan

Vaughan in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Vaughan in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Vaughan


When flying to Vaughan, you’ll arrive at Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 21 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Vaughan from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 19h 56m.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Vaughan, followed by UP Express. The train journey from Vaughan 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.


Another option to get to Vaughan is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 25 km from Vaughan. You’ll find branches of Thrifty and Hertz, among others, in Toronto.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Vaughan, including Rider Express, Bus and Greyhound. From Kingston, the bus ride to Vaughan takes 241 km and will cost you around $81. From London, the ticket costs about $71 for a journey of 254 km.

Airports near Vaughan

Airlines serving Vaughan

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Hiring a car in Vaughan

Expect to pay $2.37 per litre in Vaughan (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. The most frequently booked car type in Vaughan is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy car hire (Kia Rio or similar) is, on average, 69% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.