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2 Mar



Posted by: Jenni MacDonald


Why Do We Love Cornwall?

A local Century 21 Real Estate Agent, Mike VanderMeer, and I have compiled a list of the reasons we love Cornwall, Ontario.  We’ve compiled 21 reasons, which we will share with you, one at a time.  We would love to hear the reasons you love to live here too!


(Or Lack Thereof) – Our “rush hour” only lasts about 15 minutes.  Plus, you can easily get from one end of the city to the other in about 10 minutes.  And, just in case it ever gets really busy, we have our own Traffic Circle!

Cornwall also offers many transportation options & services 👇

Rail Service

Cornwall is serviced by four (4) trains that connect Cornwall to Toronto and other communities west along Highway 401, as well as four trains that connect Cornwall to Montreal. The Via Rail station is located at 1650 Station Road, just east of Pitt Street. It can be reached via taxi or by Cornwall Transit Route-1. Washrooms and Wifi internet are available at the station.

Contact VIA Rail directly to book tickets.

Inter-City and Commuter Bus

417 Bus Line offers a weekday commuter service between Cornwall and Ottawa. Commuters can choose packages that best suit their individual needs. For more information please contact:

417 Bus Line

Two inter-city bus lines provide Cornwall residents with access to other neighbouring cities in Ontario and Quebec. Greyhound provides regular service to Ottawa, where connections are available to other major centres. The service is available on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 1:00 pm. Meanwhile, Coach Canada and its partner service Megabus provides regular service to Kirkland and Montreal to the east of Cornwall, Brockville, Kingston, Whitby, Scarborough and Toronto to the west. The Coach Canada/Megabus terminal is located at the Irving Service Centre on Brookdale Avenue, north of Highway 401.

MacEwen Gas Station 5757 St. Andrews Road (Highway 138)
(613) 933-0320

Coach Canada/Megabus
Irving Service Centre, Brookdale Avenue

City Transit

Cornwall is well serviced by one of the most efficient public transit systems in Canada. Cornwall Transit operates Monday thru Saturday from 6:00am to 10:45pm. Regular, Handi-Transit, Community Bus services are offered.  For more information:

Cornwall Transit
613 930-2636

Taxi Service

Cornwall is serviced by three taxis companies as follows:

  • Choice Taxi :  613 938-8899
  • Tip Top Taxi : 613 932-2727
  • Veteran’s Blue Line :  613 932-7311

Air Travel

Cornwall residents are fortunate to be located within 60 minutes of 2 international airports: Ottawa International Airport and Pierre-Elliot Trudeau Airport (Montreal). Local shuttle service is available.

Cornwall Regional Airport

The Cornwall Regional Airport is located a short drive east of the city. The airport has a single 3,500 ft × 100 ft paved runway oriented east-west and offers both AvGas and Jet Fuel 24 hours a day. The airport is open year round and is designated as an Airport of Entry for customs services. Cornwall Aviation operates a flight school and maintenance hangar at the airport.

If you are interested in relocating to Cornwall and Area in Ontario, I’d be happy to look at your mortgage options with you.

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