Oshawa is a city in Southern Ontario, Located 50km east of Toronto, its primary industry is the manufacture of General Motors automobiles. Oshawa is at the eastern edge of the Toronto suburban sprawl and is served by Toronto's "GO Transit" commuter trains.

Get in

Oshawa is on Highway 401, exits 415 through 418. All interchanges exit to Bloor Street in the city's south end. Highway 2 (King Street) is the main street of downtown Oshawa.

By rail, Oshawa is served by VIA rail's Toronto-Kingston-Montréal and Toronto-Kingston-Ottawa corridor services. For commuter rail to Toronto and Hamilton, check GoTransit schedules

Intercity express bus service in the Montréal-Toronto corridor stops in Whitby, an Oshawa suburb, at the Whitby GO commuter rail station.

There is also an airport (IATA: YOO) which serves primarily charter flights.

Get around






Oshawa is home to two post-secondary institutions, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College. Together they share the north campus on the northern side of Oshawa.

Go next

Routes through Oshawa

END Toronto  W  E  Port Hope Kingston
Toronto Whitby  W  E  Clarington Kingston
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