Woodside National Historic Site of Canada

How to Get There

Public Transportation  |  Vehicle  |  Rail

528 Wellington Street North
Kitchener, ON
N2H 5L5


By Public Transportation

From the Kitchener Bus Station, take route # 6 and get off at the corner of Lancaster Street and Wellington Street. Walk eastward along Wellington Street. Once you have passed the overhead railway bridge, cross Wellington Street and walk up Woodside's pedestrian laneway. The laneway will lead you to the national historic site.


By Vehicle

Road Map

Access from Kitchener

  • From downtown Kitchener, at the corner of Queen and King Street, head north on King Street west toward Waterloo.
  • Turn right at Wellington Street and continue past Lancaster Street.
  • Turn right at Spring Valley Road.
  • The entrance is located on the left hand side.


Access from Waterloo/ St. Jacobs

  • Take Highway 85 south towards Kitchener.
  • Exit at Wellington Street.
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street.
  • Turn right onto Spring Valley Road.
  • The entrance is located on the left hand side.


Access from the Niagara Peninsula via the QEW

  • Take the QEW towards Toronto.
  • Take the 403 west towards Brantford/Hamilton.
  • Exit at Highway 6 north towards Guelph.
  • Exit at the 401 west towards London.
  • Take exit 278 and follow Highway 8 west towards Kitchener/Waterloo.
  • Take Highway 85 north.
  • Exit at Wellington Street West.
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street and turn right onto Spring Valley Road.
  • The entrance is located on the left hand side.


Access from Toronto via the 401

  • Take the 401 West towards London.
  • Take exit 278 and follow Highway 8 west towards Kitchener/Waterloo.
  • Take Highway 85 north.
  • Exit at Wellington Street West.
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street and turn right onto Spring Valley Road.
  • The entrance is located on the left hand side.


Access from London/Windsor from the 401

  • Take the 401 East towards Toronto.
  • Take exit 278 B and follow Highway 8 west towards Kitchener/Waterloo.
  • Take Highway 85 north.
  • Exit at Wellington Street West.
  • Turn right onto Wellington Street and turn right onto Spring Valley Road.
  • The entrance is located on the left hand side.


By Rail

Via Rail has regular train service to Kitchener, via Windsor, London, Toronto and Niagara Falls. Some stations will require transfer. Learn more about Via Rail service