Owen Sound travel guide

Owen Sound Tourism | Owen Sound Guide

You're Going to Love Owen Sound

With a population of 22.625, Owen Sound is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Owen Sound to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Owen Sound

Owen Sound in February
Estimated hotel price
€91
1 night at 3-star hotel
Owen Sound in February
Estimated hotel price
€91
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Owen Sound in July, when the average temperature is 20 °C, and the highest can go up to 25 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -9 °C, with an average temperature of -5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in December, when precipitation is around 130 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Owen Sound, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to Owen Sound

Plane

Although Owen Sound doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 144 km from Owen Sound. The shortest flight to Owen Sound from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 11h 10m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Owen Sound, followed by UP Express. The train journey from Owen Sound to London takes 2h 09m and costs around €29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about €37 for a 3h 49m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Owen Sound is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 161 km from Owen Sound. You’ll find branches of Budget and Ace, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Owen Sound, including Rider Express, Bus and Red Arrow. From London, the bus ride to Owen Sound takes 209 km and will cost you around €31. From Kingston, the ticket costs about €40 for a journey of 241 km.

Plane

Although Owen Sound doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ), which is located 144 km from Owen Sound. The shortest flight to Owen Sound from Ireland departs from Dublin and takes around 11h 10m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Owen Sound, followed by UP Express. The train journey from Owen Sound to London takes 2h 09m and costs around €29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about €37 for a 3h 49m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Owen Sound is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 161 km from Owen Sound. You’ll find branches of Budget and Ace, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Owen Sound, including Rider Express, Bus and Red Arrow. From London, the bus ride to Owen Sound takes 209 km and will cost you around €31. From Kingston, the ticket costs about €40 for a journey of 241 km.

Airports near Owen Sound

Airlines serving Owen Sound

Lufthansa
Good (4,555 reviews)
KLM
Good (844 reviews)
SWISS
Good (908 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,345 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,570 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,274 reviews)
Air France
Good (966 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,536 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (480 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,898 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,102 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,474 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,616 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Finnair
Good (878 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (821 reviews)
LOT
Good (676 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,135 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (907 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (826 reviews)
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Where to stay in Owen Sound

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Travelodge by Wyndham Owen Sound and Diamond Motor Inn.

Where to stay in popular areas of Owen Sound

Hiring a car in Owen Sound

Expect to pay €1.27 per litre in Owen Sound (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €15.22 and €20.29. Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Owen Sound, while also 36% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay €1.27 per litre in Owen Sound (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €15.22 and €20.29. Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Owen Sound, while also 36% cheaper than other types, on average.