In Chatham-Kent commutes are short, traffic is calm, and parking is easy to find. It is a great community for drivers. If you’re going to drive in Chatham-Kent, you’ll need an Ontario’s Driver’s License. If you have an International Driver’s License, you have up to 60 days to get your license. You can also apply for an International Driver’s Permit, which is only valid for a year.
If you are interested in buying or leasing a vehicle, you can use the business directory to look for local retailers, or find used vehicles on Autotrader.ca or Kijiji.ca.
CKtransit is Chatham-Kent’s Bus system, which offers pickup every 30 minutes. Urban transit is available throughout the city of Chatham, and inter-urban transit links our many communities together, providing service throughout the municipality.
The Inter-Urban Transit Service is happy to accommodate those who currently use the accessible transit bus service. We recommend you call 24-48 hours in advance to book a seat on the Inter-Urban Service.
For bus service outside of Chatham-Kent, the following options are available.
Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada. It has depots throughout Chatham-Kent. For information on times, prices, and routes visit www.greyhound.ca.
Robert Q Airbus
Robert Q provides ground transportation services to and from Pearson (Toronto) Airport and Detroit Metro Airport.
Taxis and Ride Programs
12 Adelaide St South
Chatham, ON N7M 4P8
Uride is a ridesharing service which users access online or through the app.
Helping Hands Community Service
Provides rides for medical appointments, shopping and errands. Transportation is available within Chatham-Kent and to Windsor, London, and Sarnia.
Family Service Kent
Provides transportation services for residents 60 years or older and adults with disabilities.