Collingwood travel guide

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You're Going to Love Collingwood

With a population of 15,809, Collingwood is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Collingwood has to offer.

Where to Eat in Collingwood

If you’re looking for affordable options, Crow Bar and Variety (18 Huron St) and TheSmoke - Collingwood (498 First St) are great picks.

When to visit Collingwood

Collingwood in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Collingwood in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Collingwood


Although Collingwood doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 63 miles from Collingwood. Toronto Pearson Airport is the most popular, with regular flights from American Airlines, Air Canada, Air France and other airlines departing from the United States. The shortest flight to Collingwood from the United States departs from New York and takes around 1h 50m.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Collingwood, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Collingwood to Niagara Falls takes 1h 58m and costs around $18 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $30 for a 2h 09m trip.


Another option to get to Collingwood is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 71 miles from Collingwood. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Kyte, among others, in Toronto.


Bus operates bus routes to Collingwood.

Airports near Collingwood

Airlines serving Collingwood

United Airlines
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American Airlines
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Air France
Good (395 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,411 reviews)
Excellent (3,044 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (1,398 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (278 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (307 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (319 reviews)
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Brussels Airlines
Good (100 reviews)
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LATAM Airlines
Good (773 reviews)
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Where to stay in Collingwood

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn & Suites and The Mariner Motor Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Collingwood

Most booked hotels in Collingwood

Gables Bed & Breakfast
Excellent (9.5, 266 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Collingwood
Excellent (8.9, 1097 reviews)
Georgian Bay Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Excellent (8.1, 2000 reviews)
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Collingwood
Excellent (8.1, 1321 reviews)
Living Water Resort And Spa
Good (7.7, 1775 reviews)
Living Stone Golf Resort
Good (7.5, 1130 reviews)
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Renting a car in Collingwood

Renting a car in Collingwood costs $71 per day, on average, or $212 if you want to rent if for 3 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 38% more expensive than at Toronto Pearson Intl.

Expect to pay $5.45 per gallon in Collingwood (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $65.41 and $87.22. The most frequently booked car type in Collingwood is Standard (Ford Edge or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Nissan Versa or similar) are, on average, 29% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.