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A choice location

Whitby is only 48 km (30 miles) east of Downtown Toronto and has convenient access to Canadian and US cities. In fact, more than two-thirds of the Canadian market and a third of the American market are within a day's drive of Whitby.

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Map showing Whitby and surrounding towns and highways

(Source: Invest in Ontario)

Whitby is situated on Highway 401, Canada's major east-west connector.  A second major connector, Highway 407, runs through the North extent of Whitby. Highway 412 runs through the west extend of Whitby, and connects Highway 407 to Highway 401.

With excellent access to major highways, railways for freight and passenger service, intermodal facilities, airports and shipping ports, Whitby offers convenient connections to US border crossings.

GO Transit (rail and bus) offers daily service for commuters to and from Downtown Toronto and the rest of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).

Whitby's network of highways, railways and air services is fully integrated with the US market. 

Canadian Cities Kilometres (km)
Toronto 48
North Bay393
Ontario/USA Border Crossings  
Cornwall, ON - Rooseveltown, NY


Fort Erie, ON -Buffalo, NY211
Lansdowne,ON - Alexandria Bay, NY


Niagara Falls, ON - Niagara Falls, NY


Sarnia, ON - Port Huron, MI


Queenston, ON - Lewiston, NY 200
Windsor, ON - Detroit, MI435
USA Cities
New York813
Boston 906