Where is Hamilton, Ontario?
Hamilton is located less than an hour west of Canada’s largest city (Toronto) in Southern Ontario- Canada’s most densely populated and economically advanced region- and under an hour away from five major border crossings to the United States of America. Within a 1 hour drive of Hamilton is a workforce of over 2 Million people.
The city is close to major business hubs, ports of entry, and Canada’s busiest international airport. The Port of Hamilton is the busiest in all of the Canadian Great Lakes, and the Hamilton International Airport is the busiest overnight express cargo airport in the country. With readily available options for both travel and shipping, transportation of goods and people is easy.
Hamilton, Ontario Is Where Innovation Goes To Work
With a legacy of research in advanced industries, Hamilton has the resources, talent, and support systems in place to accommodate growth and innovation for cutting-edge businesses. Your business can start, relocate, or expand in Hamilton’s industrial business parks and innovation centres. The City of Hamilton’s investment team is ready to help you find everything you need to prosper.
Rail, Sea, Road, and Air
Extensive transportation and shipping options—the best in the province of Ontario—are available in Hamilton making it easy to ship and receive.
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
One of Canada’s largest cargo freighter networks, with no curfew, is a huge competitive advantage that enables overnight cargo shipments. The airport operates 24/7 offering onsite customs clearance.
Port of Hamilton
Ontario’s largest port by tonnage and one of the busiest seaports in Canada. The Port offers transload services including product transfer, scaling, streaming, and delivery, making the Port a viable option for businesses to move goods.
Freight and Passenger Rail
Allows for affordable movement of goods by rail across Canada and into the US, with international facilities available.
The busiest highway in North America, connecting to the US in Windsor, Ontario and continuing east to the neighbouring province of Quebec, is less than a 30 minute drive from the centre of Hamilton, offering efficient goods transportation through Ontario.
The Queen Elizabeth Way
The major highway connecting Toronto to the Niagara Peninsula and Buffalo, New York, facilitating trade between Canada and the US.
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