The County of Peterborough is located in central-eastern Ontario, approximately 125 kms. north-east of the Greater Toronto Area.

Getting to Peterborough County

GO Transit

GO Transit connects Peterborough County to the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area via bus service from Oshawa GO. There is a stop at County Road 10 and Highway 115 before the route continues into the City of Peterborough.

Peterborough Airport

Peterborough Airport has a passenger terminal, two runaways, and numerous services available for private, charter, and general aviation. 

Trans Canada Trail

The Trans Canada Trail runs through two townships of Southern Peterborough County and offers connections to other trail networks within our region for cyclists and adventurers!

Trent-Severn Waterway

The Trent-Severn Waterway is a system of rivers, lakes, locks, and canals that is operated by Parks Canada starting in Trenton and extending to Port Severn. Many of the lakes in Peterborough County are accessible via this system.

Driving to Peterborough County


Peterborough County is just a 2.5 - 4 Hours drive away from our national capital. Simply travel West on Highway 417 and then continue onto Highway 7 West into Peterborough County.

Pearson Airport

Peterborough County is just a 1.5 - 2.5 hours drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Simply take Highways 407 East (tolled) or 401 East to Highway 115 North and travel into Peterborough County.


Peterborough County is just a 2-3 Hours drive North-East of our provincial capital. From downtown, take the Don Valley Parkway North to Highway 401 East and then Highway 115 North into Peterborough County.

Getting Around Peterborough County

Active Living

In Peterborough County, there are so many opportunities for you to travel and be active. Whether you prefer cycling, getting out on the waterways or travelling through nature's paths, there are many ways to get around and have fun too!

Roads and Bridges

Peterborough County has an extensive network of County Roads which compliment routes provided by Provincial and Township roads. Visit our Roads and Bridges page for more information.

The Link Bus Service

Are you travelling between Peterborough, Lakefield, Bridgenorth, Ennismore, and Curve Lake? Consider taking The Link Bus Service. A joint project between Selwyn Township, Curve Lake First Nation, Community Care Peterborough and the City of Peterborough.