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Below are text directions to Niagara Falls from many different areas in Canada and USA.

Directions to Niagara Falls

Albany - Boston - Buffalo - Chicago - Cincinnati - Cleveland - Detroit - Erie - Niagara Falls, NY - New York City - PhiladelphiaPittsburghRochesterSyracuse

Kitchener London Montreal Ottawa Sault Ste. Marie - Toronto
 

From U.S.A. Cities:

Albany, NY
From Albany take the I-90 west (New York State Thruway) to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW, towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 east and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Boston, MA
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike west (I-90) to the New York State Thruway west (Berkshire Exit). From there continue following the New York State Thruway (this changes from the I-90 west to the I-87 north and re-connects to the I-90 west). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Buffalo, NY
From Buffalo, take the 1-190 west to the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Chicago, IL
From Chicago take the I-90 (Dan Ryan Expressway turns to New York State Thruway) to the southeast to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Cincinnati, OH
From Cincinnati take the I-71 to the I-271 to the northeast. Follow the I-271 to I-90 east (North South Freeway turns to the New York State Thruway). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW, towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Cleveland, OH
From Cleveland take the I-90 east (New York State Thruway) to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW, towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Detroit, MI
From Detroit take the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel to Highway 3B to the southeast. Follow Highway 3B to Highway 401 east. Exit Highway 401 at Highway 403 east, follow to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW, towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Erie, PA
From Erie take North Park Row (SR 5A) northeast to East Lake Rd. (SR 5). From East Lake Rd. take Iriquois Avenue to the east. Then take Buffalo Rd. (US 20) to the southwest until you come to Depot St. (SR 531) to the southeast. From there take the I-90 east (New York State Thruway). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

From Niagara Falls, NY
There are three bridges that connect the U.S. and Canada in Niagara Falls. There is the Rainbow Bridge and the Whirlpool Bridge which link Niagara Falls, New York with Niagara Falls, Ont. To the north, is the bridge at Lewiston, NY and Queenston, ON. Casino Niagara is located directly across from the Rainbow Bridge. From the Whirlpool bridge, follow it straight into Canada and continue on Bridge Street up to the end. Turn left onto Stanley Ave. and continue along watching for Park N' Ride signs for convenient parking and Casino shuttle service. Visitors travelling from north along Lake Ontario can cross at the Lewiston/Queenston bridge and follow signs south towards Niagara Falls. This bridge is usually less crowded than the Rainbow Bridge.

New York City, NY
From New York City take the Holland Tunnel to SR 139 west. From there take Raymond St. (US 1) to the east. Follow US 1 to the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95 to the north). Follow to the I-280 (northwest), then take the I-80 west to the I-380 (northwest). From the I-380 take the I-81 to the north until you come to the I-90 west (New York State Thruway). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW, towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Philadelphia, PA
Pittsburgh, PA Rochester, NY From Philadelphia take the I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway - to the northwest) to the I-476 (Pennsylvania Turnpike NE Extension - to the north). From there take the I-81 (north) to the I-90 west (New York State Thruway). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Pittsburgh, PA
From Pittsburgh take the 1-279 (US 19 - to the northwest) to the I-79 going north. Follow the I-79 to the I-90 (New York State Thruway - to the northeast). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Rochester, NY
From Rochester take Interstate 490 to the southwest to the I-90 west (New York State Thruway). Follow the I-90 to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Syracuse, NY
From Syracuse follow the I-90 west (New York State Thruway) to the I-190 west (which turns north). Exit at the Peace Bridge Border Crossing (Exit 9) and this will take you to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.


From Canadian Cities:

Kitchener/Waterloo Area
Follow the Hwy. 401 East to Hwy. 6. Follow Hwy. 6 to Hwy. 403 East for a short distance and watch for signs to Q.E.W. Niagara. Follow Q.E.W. Niagara to Hwy. 420 into the City of Niagara Falls. Watch for Park'n Ride signs for convenient parking and Casino shuttle service.

London, Ontario
From London take Wellington Road to Highway 401 east. Exit the 401 at Highway 403 east, follow to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Montreal, Quebec
From Montreal take Highway 20 to the southwest until you come to Highway 401 west. Follow the 401 to Highway 403 south, follow to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Ottawa, Ontario
From Ottawa take Highway 417 (southwest) to Highway 16 to the south. Follow Highway 16 to Highway 401 west. Take the 401 to Highway 403 south which will connect to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
From Sault Ste. Marie take Highway 17B to Highway 17 (going east). From the 17 take Highway 69 to the south exiting at Highway 400 south. Follow the 400 to Highway 401 west to Highway 427 south. Take the 427 to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

Toronto, Ontario
From north Toronto, take the 401 to Highway 403 south which will connect to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). From south Toronto, take the Gardiner Expressway to the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW). Follow the QEW towards Niagara Falls, to Highway 420 and proceed past the Rainbow Bridge, turn right on Clifton Hill, where you'll find some of Niagara's best attractions and hotels.

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