25 May - 06 June, 2009
Ontario is located in the southwestern corner of the Canadian province of
Ontario, on the Detroit River (which forms the border with the United States)
where it exits Lake St. Clair, just south of Detroit, Michigan, USA.
is located near the Detroit
River and adjacent to the Ambassador
on the west side of the city. It is at the western terminus of Highway 401. The
centre of the campus is between Huron
Church Road on the west
and Sunset Avenue on the east, and Wyandotte
Street W. on the south
Avenue W. on the north.
AIR. To reach Windsor by air from
points in the United States or overseas, either fly to Detroit, Michigan
(Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport DTW) and take a shuttle or
taxi to Windsor (30 km away), or fly to Toronto, Ontario (Toronto Lester
B. Pearson International Airport YYZ), and take a flight, train, shuttle or bus
to Windsor (330 km away).
(YQG) has passenger service only to and from Toronto Pearson and only by Air
Canada/Jazz (1 hr. flight)
Airport Shuttle Services
Vive Le Canada!
Shuttle services will be available
June 3 and 7. Rates are as follows:
1 or 2 people in van: one way $50 per person; both ways $85 per person.
More than 2 people in van: one way $25 per person;
both ways $40 per person.
contact Mr. LaPlante directly at 1-519-566-3511 or by email at email@example.com
Airbus Express by AboutTown
Len’s Personal Transportation
way, includes toll and tax
can be reached by VIA Rail in Canada
and by AMTRAK to Detroit
stations in the United
States (thence by taxi to Windsor,
or taxi and Tunnel Bus). (Toronto–Windsor, c. 4 hours)
There is a
Tunnel Bus from the Tunnel
at the Detroit
side of the Detroit/Windsor Tunnel, which crossing the border under the Detroit
are both served by Greyhound Bus. (Toronto–Windsor: 4.5-5.5 hours)
CAR. By automobile from Canada
via highway 401 in Ontario
and from the U.S.A.
via I-94 or I-75 in Michigan.
Auto access to Canada
is via either the Ambassador
or the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel (both toll).
citizens are advised to check with U.S. Customs and Immigration to learn what
documents are needed to be readmitted to the United Sates. To be allowed
to enter Canada,
American citizens require either a valid passport or proof of citizenship
(such as a birth certificate) plus photo ID. All other foreign nationals
require a valid passport to be admitted to Canada
and to be admitted to the United
States in transit to Canada.
PARKING. Visitor parking at the University
is available in the parking lot at the NE corner of Wyandotte St. W.
and Sunset Avenue for $8/day or in Pay and Display lots around the University.