Orillia travel guide

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You're Going to Love Orillia

With a population of 30,178, Orillia is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. Orillia deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Orillia

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Common Stove (27 Mississaga St W) and Simcoe Yard House - Casino Rama Resort (5899 Rama Road) are great picks.

When to visit Orillia

Orillia in November
Estimated hotel price
$102
1 night at 3-star hotel
Orillia in November
Estimated hotel price
$102
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Orillia in July, when the average temperature is 69.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 78.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 8.6 °F, with an average temperature of 17.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 4.4″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Orillia, with an average rainfall of 2.6″.

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How to Get to Orillia

Plane

Although Orillia doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 65 miles from Orillia. The shortest flight to Orillia from the United States departs from Nashville and takes around 1h 57m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Orillia, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Orillia to Burlington takes 0h 39m and costs around $15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $31 for a 2h 10m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Orillia is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 66 miles from Orillia. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Economy Rent a Car, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Orillia, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Orillia takes 160 miles and will cost you around $36. From Buffalo, the ticket costs about $44 for a journey of 170 miles.

Plane

Although Orillia doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 65 miles from Orillia. The shortest flight to Orillia from the United States departs from Nashville and takes around 1h 57m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Orillia, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Orillia to Burlington takes 0h 39m and costs around $15 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $31 for a 2h 10m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Orillia is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 66 miles from Orillia. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Economy Rent a Car, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Orillia, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Orillia takes 160 miles and will cost you around $36. From Buffalo, the ticket costs about $44 for a journey of 170 miles.

Airports near Orillia

Airlines serving Orillia

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Orillia

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Comfort Inn Orillia and Lakeside Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Orillia

Most booked hotels in Orillia

Days Inn by Wyndham Orillia
2 stars
Good (7.9, 1221 reviews)
$84+
Comfort Inn Orillia
2 stars
Good (7.7, 675 reviews)
$86+
The Champlain Waterfront Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection
2 stars
Good (7.6, 534 reviews)
$91+
Stone Gate Inn
3 stars
Good (7.1, 1109 reviews)
$79+
Econo Lodge Orillia
2 stars
Okay (4.5, 654 reviews)
$55+

Renting a car in Orillia

Renting a car in Orillia costs $68 per day, on average, or $136 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 14% more expensive than at Toronto Pearson Intl.

Expect to pay $5.11 per gallon in Orillia (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $61.32 and $81.76. Compact (Mazda Mazda2 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Orillia, while also 43% cheaper than other types, on average.

Renting a car in Orillia costs $68 per day, on average, or $136 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 14% more expensive than at Toronto Pearson Intl.

Expect to pay $5.11 per gallon in Orillia (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $61.32 and $81.76. Compact (Mazda Mazda2 or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Orillia, while also 43% cheaper than other types, on average.