Visitor Info - Getting Here

Where Is Stratford?

Please check for highway construction notices located at the Ministry of Transportation Southwestern Ontario website here.

The city of Stratford (population approximately 30,500) is located in Perth County in southwestern Ontario, Canada. It lies west of Toronto and north-east of London.

Approximate driving times to Stratford from

Toronto: 2 hours
Ottawa: 6 hours
Detroit: 3 hours
Buffalo: 3 hours
Chicago: 8 hours

The above estimates do not include wait times at the Canada-U.S. border. For current information on border crossing times, visit

Canadian Border Services Agency
U.S. Customs and Border and Protection Agency

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The City of Stratford was one of 7 municipalities on this planet that was awarded the coveted position of being a 2013 Top 7 community by the Intelligent Communities Forum. Learn more.


Stratford Direct Bus