Location Advantages

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Greater Sudbury is nestled in the heart of Northeastern Ontario at the hub of Canada's two most important highways, the city is a one-hour flight or a four hour scenic "cottage country" drive from Toronto.

Sudbury is the first stop light north of Toronto on highway 400 and 69. Centrally located 390 kilometres north of Toronto, 290 kilometres east of Sault Ste. Marie and 483 kilometres west of Ottawa, Greater Sudbury forms the hub of northern business activity. The Greater Sudbury Airport is northern Ontario's busiest with direct flights to and from Toronto, Ottawa and Northern Ontario centres.

Three major highways converge in our region. Highway 69/400 South from Toronto, Highway 144 northbound to Timmins and Highway 17 (the Trans-Canada Highway) provide direct transportation routes for goods and people travelling in any direction.

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  • 388 km or 241 mi. north of Toronto
  • 299 km or 186 mi. east of Sault Ste. Marie
  • 494 km or 307 mi. west of Ottawa
  • 1,001 km or 622 mi. southeast of Thunder Bay