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Aurora, Ontario
Town of Aurora, Ontario
Market Access
The Town of Aurora is located in the heart of Canada's "economic engine," the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Within the GTA, Aurora is centred in York Region, one of the Province's fastest-growing regions and has direct access to highway 404, a high capacity provincial expressway.  Aurora is within commuting distance of Downtown Toronto as well as all major points within the GTA.

Aurora's geographical location provides various advantages including convenient access to the GTA, southern Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe and the United States of America (USA). Almost half of Canada's and the USA's population live within 800 km (500 miles), or a day's drive from Aurora.

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Aurora Transportation

Data Last Updated: 27 October, 2014

Major Highways linking the area

Hwy 401 6+ lanes 10 km from Community
Hwy 407 4+ lanes 16 km from Community
Hwy QEW 6+ lanes 45 km from Community
Hwy 404 4+ lanes 0 km from Community
I 90 6+ lanes 210 km from Community

Distance to Major Centres

Toronto, Ontario 51 km
Ottawa, Ontario 468 km
Montreal, Quebec 559 km
Buffalo, New York 204 km
Detroit, Michigan 403 km
Chicago, Illonois 869 km
New York City 553 km

Border Crossing

Queenston, ON / Lewiston, NY 174 km
Niagara Falls, ON / Niagara Falls, NY 176 km
Fort Erie, ON / Buffalo, NY 200 km
Sarnia, ON / Port Huron, MI 322 km
Windsor, ON / Detroit, MI 403 km
Cornwall, ON / Massena, NY 450 km
Sault Ste Marie, ON / Sault Ste Marie, MI 654 km
[Note: Please visit the full listings of Canada Border Security Agency Offices for further information. url: www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/do-rb/provinces/on-eng.html]

Railroads (by Carrier)

Canadian National Railway
National, Main Line


Toronto - Pearson International Airport
No. of Runways 5
Longest Runway 11,000 ft
Hours of Operation 24hrs/day
Customs yes
URL www.torontopearson.com
Distance from Community 58 Km
Toronto - Buttonville Airport
No. of Runways 3
Hours of Operation 24hrs/day
Customs no
URL www.torontoairways.com
Distance from Community 22 Km


Port of Toronto
Location of Port 8 Unwin Avenue, Toronto, ON,
Distance from Community 50 Km
Type of Port Lake
General Cargo Facilities yes
Containerized Cargo Facilities yes
Storage Facilities yes
Customs no
Highways Serving Port 401
Railways Serving Port CN Rail
URL www.torontoport.com

Town of Aurora