Mississauga travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mississauga

With a population of 668,549, Mississauga 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 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Mississauga has to offer.

Where to Eat in Mississauga

Port Credit is the neighborhood with the most restaurants in Mississauga. These include popular favorites such as Aielli Ristorante (286 Lakeshore Rd East), Bar Catalina (231 Lakeshore Rd E) and Breakwater Restaurant - Waterside Inn (15 Stavebank Road South). If you’re looking for affordable options, Canyon Creek - Square One (299 Rathburn Rd. West) and Lucy's Seafood Kitchen (6905 Millcreek Dr Ste 8) are great picks. Families with children usually love to dine at Social Eatery Winston Churchill (6610 Meadowvale Town Centre Cir.), while couples can enjoy the romantic atmosphere of Casalinga Ristorante (2057 Royal Windsor Drive), in Port Credit. For delicious green meals, Milestones Grill + Bar - Heartland (730 Matheson Blvd W) and Pacini - Mississauga (298 Derry Rd W) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Mississauga.

Most popular restaurants in Mississauga

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Contemporary American
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When to visit Mississauga

Mississauga in December
Estimated package price
2 travelers
Flight to Mississauga
3 nights at hotel
Mississauga in December
Estimated package price
2 travelers
Flight to Mississauga
3 nights at hotel

How to Get to Mississauga


When flying to Mississauga, you’ll arrive at Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 10 km from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Mississauga include American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France. The shortest flight to Mississauga from the United States departs from New York and takes around 1h 42m.


VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Mississauga, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Mississauga to London takes 3h 44m and costs around $31 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about $41 for a 4h 02m trip.


Another option to get to Mississauga is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 22 km from Mississauga. You’ll find branches of Kyte and Economy Rent a Car, among others, in Toronto.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Mississauga, including UP Express, Trailways and FlixBus. From Buffalo, the bus ride to Mississauga takes 266 km and will cost you around $19. From Ottawa, the ticket costs about $33 for a journey of 475 km.

Airports near Mississauga

Airlines serving Mississauga

United Airlines
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American Airlines
Good (4,594 reviews)
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Air France
Good (453 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,433 reviews)
British Airways
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,359 reviews)
Air Canada
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Austrian Airlines
Good (299 reviews)
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Brussels Airlines
Good (125 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (465 reviews)
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Singapore Airlines
Excellent (410 reviews)
Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Mississauga

Average rates range from around $182 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $151 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn Mississauga and Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto-Mississauga West. There are also lots of vacation rental options in Mississauga, with prices from $73 to $674 per night. Clarkson is the neighborhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in Mississauga are about 21% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mississauga

Most booked hotels in Mississauga

Home2 Suites by Hilton Toronto Brampton
Excellent (8.4, 443 reviews)
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Brampton West
Excellent (8.1, 329 reviews)
Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel
Good (7.8, 1312 reviews)
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport
Good (7.8, 1106 reviews)
Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport
Good (7.6, 931 reviews)
Monte Carlo Inn - Brampton Suites
Good (7.5, 1960 reviews)
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Renting a car in Mississauga

Renting a car in Mississauga costs $24 per day, on average, or $95 if you want to rent if for 4 days. National, Thrifty and Alamo are the agencies with the best reviews in the city. The most popular location to rent a car in Mississauga is the Routes Car & Truck Rentals branch at 3035 Orlando Dr, Mississauga, which is 12 km from the city center.

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 59% cheaper than airport locations in Mississauga.

Expect to pay $4.96 per gallon in Mississauga (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $59.51 and $79.34. The most frequently booked car type in Mississauga is Compact (Toyota Corolla or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Nissan Sentra or similar) are, on average, 81% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.