Markham travel guide

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You're Going to Love Markham

With a population of 261.573, Markham is a must-see destination in Ontario, Canada. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Markham

If you’re looking for affordable options, Smash Kitchen & Bar (4261 Hwy #7 East Unit A-18) and Watercolour (166 Main St Unionville) are great picks.

When to visit Markham

Markham in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 161
1 night at 3-star hotel
Markham in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 161
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Markham

Plane

Although Markham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Island (YTZ), which is located 25 km from Markham. The shortest flight to Markham from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 23h 35m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Markham, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Markham to London takes 2h 10m and costs around S$ 42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about S$ 54 for a 3h 49m trip. The train station in Markham is called Markham Centennial, and is located 4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Markham is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 23 km from Markham. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Dollar, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Markham, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Markham takes 209 km and will cost you around S$ 51. From Buffalo, the ticket costs about S$ 30 for a journey of 274 km.

Plane

Although Markham doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Toronto Island (YTZ), which is located 25 km from Markham. The shortest flight to Markham from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 23h 35m.

Train

VIA Rail Canada is the most popular train carrier serving Markham, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Markham to London takes 2h 10m and costs around S$ 42 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Ottawa, expect to pay about S$ 54 for a 3h 49m trip. The train station in Markham is called Markham Centennial, and is located 4 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Markham is to pick up a car hire from Toronto, which is about 23 km from Markham. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Dollar, among others, in Toronto.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Markham, including Rider Express, Bus and FlixBus. From London, the bus ride to Markham takes 209 km and will cost you around S$ 51. From Buffalo, the ticket costs about S$ 30 for a journey of 274 km.

Airports near Markham

Airlines serving Markham

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,213 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (927 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Markham

Most booked hotels in Markham

Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 209+
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Toronto Markham
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 166+
Monte Carlo Inn & Suites Downtown Markham
3 stars
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
S$ 173+
Monte Carlo Inn Toronto - Markham
3 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
S$ 161+
Park Inn by Radisson Toronto-Markham
3 stars
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
S$ 162+
Home Base
3 stars
Good (6.3, Good reviews)
S$ 89+

Hiring a car in Markham

Expect to pay S$ 1.86 per litre in Markham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 22.22 and S$ 29.63. The most frequently booked car type in Markham is Supplier choice (Class Special Sedan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Toyota Camry or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.86 per litre in Markham (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 22.22 and S$ 29.63. The most frequently booked car type in Markham is Supplier choice (Class Special Sedan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Full-size car hire (Toyota Camry or similar) is, on average, 57% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.