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Getting Here

The Town of Essex is only a short drive away from air, rail and major highway transportation routes.

By Air

Windsor International Airport is host to a number of airlines, including Air Canada, Porter and West Jet. The Town of Essex is just a 15- to 20-minute drive away.

By Rail

Arrive by train at Windsor's Via Rail station. The Town of Essex is just a 20-minute drive away.

By Road

The Town of Essex has both urban and rural areas. For detailed road maps, please view our Maps page.

The following driving instructions are for a few key locations:

To Essex Centre

From London and Toronto, drive west on Highway 401 until you reach exit 28 for Puce Road/County Road 25. Turn left onto Puce Road and follow the paved road to County Road 46. Take the first right onto County Road 46, then the first left onto Naylor Sideroad/County Road 23. At the roundabout, take the Maidstone or Fairview exit into Essex Centre.

From the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, take Huron Church Road to the Highway 3 exit to Leamington. Stay on Highway 3 until you see the sign for Essex at County Road 8. Turn left.

To McGregor and Harrow

From London and Toronto, drive west on Highway 401 until you reach exit 14 for County Road 46. Merge onto Provincial Road/County Road 46. Turn left onto Walker Road/County Road 11. Continue until you reach McGregor, or pass through McGregor and continue on Walker Road/County Road 11 until you reach Harrow.

From the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, take Huron Church Road to the Highway 3 exit to Leamington. At Walker Road/County Road 11, turn right. Continue until you reach McGregor, or pass through McGregor and continue on Walker Road/County Road 11 until you reach Harrow.

To Colchester

Follow the directions to Harrow. Walker Road/County Road 11 ends at King Street. Turn right onto King Street West. Take the second left onto Erie Road/County Road 13 and follow it to Colchester.