Address Information

Royal Botanical Gardens Centre is located at 680 Plains Road West, on the border of Burlington and Hamilton in Ontario, Canada.

The Arboretum and Nature Interpretive Centre are both located at 16 Old Guelph Road in Hamilton, Ontario.

Directions By Car

From Toronto and East
Queen Elizabeth Way to Highway 403 West (Hamilton). Exit at Waterdown Road. Travel 800 metres south along Waterdown Road to Plains Road West. Turn right onto Plains Road West and travel 2km. Turn left into the RBG parking lot.

From Kitchener-Waterloo and West including Detroit (U.S.A.)
Highway 401 East to Highway 6 South. Follow Highway 6 South for about 25 km. Exit onto York Road, make a left and then a right on the new Plains Road and drive south crossing over the 403. Turn left at the lights to continue on Plains Road West for about 1 km, passing the glass building. Turn right into the RBG parking lot.

From the Niagara Region and Buffalo (U.S.A.)
Queen Elizabeth Way to Highway 403 West (Hamilton). Exit at Waterdown Road. Travel 800 metres south along Waterdown Road to Plains Road West. Turn right onto Plains Road West and travel 2km. Turn left into the RBG parking lot.

Address Information

Royal Botanical Gardens Centre is located at 680 Plains Road West, on the border of Burlington and Hamilton in Ontario, Canada.

The Arboretum and Nature Interpretive Centre are both located at 16 Old Guelph Road in Hamilton, Ontario.

Directions By Bus

City buses from Burlington and Hamilton stop directly in front of RBG Centre.

From Burlington
The 1 Fairview/Plains West bus stops on the north side of Plains Road West regularly throughout the week and weekend. Visit the Burlington Transit website or phone 905-639-0550 for public transit information.

From Hamilton
From King and James streets, connect with Burlington Transit, route 1 Plains/Fairview bus stops on the south side of Plains Road West regularly throughout the week and weekend. Visit the Hamilton Street Railway Web site for public transit information.

Address Information

Royal Botanical Gardens Centre is located at 680 Plains Road West, on the border of Burlington and Hamilton in Ontario, Canada.

The Arboretum and Nature Interpretive Centre are both located at 16 Old Guelph Road in Hamilton, Ontario.

Directions By Train

RBG Centre is located about three kilometres (two miles) west of the Aldershot train station, which is served by GO Transit (from Burlington Station, take route 1 Plains/Fairview West bus), VIA Rail (from Aldershot Station, take route 1 Plains/Fairview West bus) and Burlington Transit.

Address Information

Royal Botanical Gardens Centre is located at 680 Plains Road West, on the border of Burlington and Hamilton in Ontario, Canada.

The Arboretum and Nature Interpretive Centre are both located at 16 Old Guelph Road in Hamilton, Ontario.

Distance Chart

City Km Miles
Albany 590 365
Buffalo 100 60
Detroit 325 200
London 125 75
New York 820 500
Ottawa 475 290
Boston 840 525
Chicago 780 490
Kitchener/Waterloo 60 35
Montreal 600 375
Niagara Falls 75 47
Toronto 70 45