CK offers transportation services including bus, taxi, and Uride, and has ideal driving conditions with minimal traffic. Locals enjoy an average 15 minute commute by car from home to work, and bike paths are becoming more connected throughout the community.
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. Find Service Ontario locations locally to get started. 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.
RideCK is Chatham-Kent's bus system and 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.
RideCK's 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.
Four Counties Transit
Chatham-Kent residents living in Ward 3, can access Four Counties Transit. For more information call 519-693-8604 or visit the Four Counties Transit website.
South Essex Community Council (SECC) Transportation
Chatham-Kent residents in Wheatley and parts of Romney, view the service map, can access SECC Transportation. For more information call 519-326-9030 or visit the SECC website.
Robert Q Airbus
Robert Q provides ground transportation services to and from Pearson (Toronto) Airport and Detroit Metro Airport.
FlixBus, an intercity mobility provider, offers transportation services from Windsor, Chatham-Kent, London, Hamilton, Toronto and Scarborough.
Taxis and Ride Programs
- 12 Adelaide St South, Chatham, ON N7M 4P8
- 250 Wallace Street, Wallaceburg ON N8A 4L3
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 local residents based upon income-level and rural access.
- Carelink Health Transit is for older adults age 60+ or adults with disabilities 18+ travelling for a medical appointment.
- adVANtage transportation is available across Chatham-Kent to rural and/or low-income people ages 0 to 60 to connect residents to community services.
Provides paid transportation to healthcare services.
Provides free transportation to residents without a vehicle or access to public transit to access community services. To access services call 519-352-5647 or submit a message on the contact page.
The VIA Rail station is centrally located in Chatham, making travel outside the community easy and convenient for those weekends away.
360 Queen St., Chatham, ON, N7M 2H6, Canada