The St. Thomas Municipal Airport, located on Highway 3 east of St. Thomas, provides landing services for private planes. The airport also operates a flight school for both fixed wing planes and helicopters.

Nearby airports offering domestic and international flights include:


Passenger rail transportation is operated by VIA Rail  with a station conveniently located in London, Ontario. Multiple departures are offered daily to eastern destinations, such as Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Buffalo, New York. Westbound trains make stops between London and Windsor and also connect to American rail and coach systems for US destinations.


Many individuals purchase or lease a personal vehicle in order to travel in the area. This method offers the greatest flexibility as the public transportation systems in rural areas tend to be limited. In order to drive legally, you need a driver’s licence, valid owner’s permit, up-to-date license plate, and insurance. For more information, visit the Ontario Driving website.

Public Transportation

Only St. Thomas has public transportation. In other places in Elgin County, you will need to carpool, drive your own car, or use a taxi. You can also bicycle or walk shorter distances. 

Public bus transportation operates in St. Thomas. Visit the St. Thomas Transit website for more information on routes, timetables and fares.

Individuals living with disabilities, who are unable to use the regular transit service, may be able to use Parallel Transit, a door-to-door accessible service within St. Thomas.


Elgin County
City of St.Thomas
YW St.Thomas
Province of Ontario