The Blue Mountains travel guide

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You're Going to Love The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains 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 8 days in order to fully appreciate everything The Blue Mountains has to offer.

Where to Eat in The Blue Mountains

If you’re looking for affordable options, Bruce Wine Bar (8 Bruce Street) and Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill, Blue Mountain (220 Gord Canning Drive (formerly Mountain Drive)) are great picks.

When to visit The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains in June
Estimated hotel price
$179
1 night at 3-star hotel
The Blue Mountains in June
Estimated hotel price
$179
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to The Blue Mountains

Plane

Although The Blue Mountains doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 71 miles from The Blue Mountains. 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 The Blue Mountains from the United States departs from New York and takes around 1h 50m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving The Blue Mountains, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from The Blue Mountains to London takes 2h 09m and costs around $30 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Kingston, expect to pay about $36 for a 2h 11m trip.

Car

Another option to get to The Blue Mountains is to pick up a car rental from Toronto, which is about 80 miles from The Blue Mountains. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Kyte, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Bus operates bus routes to The Blue Mountains.

Airports near The Blue Mountains

Airlines serving The Blue Mountains

United Airlines
Good (2,828 reviews)
Lufthansa
Good (2,126 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (4,365 reviews)
KLM
Good (346 reviews)
Air France
Good (392 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,405 reviews)
Delta
Excellent (3,029 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,311 reviews)
SWISS
Good (451 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,190 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (936 reviews)
Iberia
Good (911 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (1,380 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (278 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (302 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (315 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (535 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (100 reviews)
Finnair
Good (686 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (771 reviews)
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Where to stay in The Blue Mountains

Average rates range from around $347 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $177 and up for a 5-star experience. 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 The Blue Mountains

Most booked hotels in The Blue Mountains

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Collingwood
Excellent (8.9, 1094 reviews)
$122+
Blue Mountain Resort Village Suites
Excellent (8.2, 2985 reviews)
$142+
Georgian Bay Hotel, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Excellent (8.1, 1999 reviews)
$109+
Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Collingwood
Excellent (8.1, 1321 reviews)
$122+
The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain
Excellent (8.1, 885 reviews)
$203+
Royal Harbour Resort
Excellent (8.1, 360 reviews)
$105+
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Renting a car in The Blue Mountains

Expect to pay $5.45 per gallon in The Blue Mountains (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.