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Distance between Mississauga and Oshawa



Driving non-stop from Mississauga to Oshawa

How far is Oshawa from Mississauga? Here's the quick answer if you make this quick drive without any stops. Of course, traffic is going to make a big difference so make sure you check that before leaving.

Nonstop drive: 58 miles or 93 km

Driving time: 59 minutes

Even on a short drive, it might be more interesting to stop along the way and explore the local area. You can scroll down to see the calculation if you drive with stops.


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Flying non-stop from Mississauga to Oshawa

Now let's assume you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line between Mississauga, Canada and Oshawa, Canada. Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

Flight distance: 45 miles or 73 km

Flight time: 35 minutes

The straight line flight distance is 13 miles less than driving on roads, which means the driving distance is roughly 1.3x of the flight distance.

Your plane flies much faster than a car, so the flight time is about 1/2th of the time it would take to drive.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. Scroll down to see a more realistic calculation that takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

Mississauga to Oshawa road trip

Let's say you're actually planning a road trip to Oshawa, and you want to stop on the way to explore. If it's a real road trip, you might want to check out interesting places along the way, or maybe eat at a great restaurant. That's what Trippy is perfect for, helping you figure out travel plans in detail.

Road trip: 1 day of driving

With the full itinerary planned out, we can estimate your total travel time for this trip.

Travel time: 1.5 hours on the road


Itinerary

Start in Mississauga.

Drive for about 12 minutes, then stop at Centennial Park and stay for about 1 hour. Next, drive for another 16 minutes then stop at Yorkdale Shopping Centre and stay for 1 hour. Drive for 15 minutes then stop at The Yorkland Hotel and stay for 1 hour. Drive for 16 minutes then stop at Toronto Zoo and stay for 1 hour. Drive for 16 minutes then stop in Ajax and stay for 1 hour.

Finally, drive for about 18 minutes and arrive in Oshawa.


To see all the details on this itinerary, including recommended restaurants, hotels, and things to do along the way, check out the full road trip planner:






Mississauga to Oshawa airports and flights

In the quick calculation above, we assumed you had a private plane and just wanted to know the time in the air from city to city. But for most of us, we're going to be flying on a commercial airline (whether it's first class or coach). So that means we really need to account for all the extra travel time getting to the airport, waiting for our flight, and making it to the destination.

To give you a better estimate of real-life travel, we've put together a flight itinerary with actual airports. Eventually you'll be able to customize this plan, choosing your own airports and flights. But for now, here's an example we've selected to give you an idea of how traveling might work between airports.

Departure airport: Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG)

Arrival airport: Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

With the airports selected, we can estimate the travel time to and from the airport, based on how far the airport is from downtown.

Getting to the airport: 147 minutes

Getting to your destination: 124 minutes

Now finally, let's look at an actual flight from YYZ connecting through ROC and arriving at YYZ flying on Air Canada. We can figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, time to taxi on the runways, and an average layover time of about 2 hours.

Initial flight time: 43 minutes

Connecting airport: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC)

Connection flight time: 43 minutes

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Mississauga to Oshawa including time spent getting to and from the airports, roughly 2 hours at the departure airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, plus the connecting flight with a 2-hour layover.

Total travel time: 10 hours


To see the details on this flight plan, including recommended airports, airline, and route, check out the flight planner:






Plan a trip to Oshawa

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Oshawa, Canada. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Oshawa. Click the button below to explore Oshawa in detail.






How far is it the other way?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line (or driving the same roads back and forth). But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse directions to get the distance from Oshawa to Mississauga, or go to the main page to calculate the distance between cities.

If you happen to know Mississauga, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Mississauga!






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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 58 miles
driving time of 59 minutes
flight distance is 45 miles
flight time of 35 minutes
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