Table 1
International trips to Canada

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International trips to Canada
Table summary
This table displays counts of trips by U.S. residents entering Canada, residents of countries other than the U.S. entering Canada, Canadian residents returning to Canada from the U.S. and Canadian residents returning to Canada from countries other than the U.S. The column headers indicate the reference months to which the data refer. The row headers indicate the mode of entry, duration of trip and entry type (direct from overseas or via the U.S.).
  October January to October
2012 2013 Change 2013 2012 2013 Change 2013
  number percent number percent
Trips by non-residents 1 1,818,448 1,850,943 1.8 22,259,344 22,132,054 -0.6
United States residents 1,479,563 1,509,645 2.0 18,173,046 17,932,937 -1.3
Automobile 1,032,346 1,056,895 2.4 12,731,147 12,317,333 -3.3
Same day 584,683 594,292 1.6 6,596,714 6,210,292 -5.9
One or more nights 447,663 462,603 3.3 6,134,433 6,107,041 -0.4
Plane 307,610 315,244 2.5 3,297,966 3,460,578 4.9
Bus 59,135 60,115 1.7 736,476 757,285 2.8
Train, boat and other methods 80,472 77,391 -3.8 1,407,457 1,397,741 -0.7
All other countries residents 338,885 341,298 0.7 4,086,298 4,199,117 2.8
Direct 205,084 208,998 1.9 2,522,221 2,589,509 2.7
Via the United States 2 133,801 132,300 -1.1 1,564,077 1,609,608 2.9
Trips by residents of Canada 1 5,011,008 5,036,506 0.5 55,258,415 55,897,097 1.2
Returning from the United States 4,409,895 4,422,455 0.3 47,037,137 47,719,720 1.5
Automobile 3,653,129 3,655,766 0.1 39,006,662 39,429,994 1.1
Same day 2,640,399 2,643,258 0.1 27,094,024 27,158,324 0.2
One or more nights 1,012,730 1,012,508 0.0 11,912,638 12,271,670 3.0
Plane 616,491 632,640 2.6 6,508,744 6,782,178 4.2
Bus 101,466 97,004 -4.4 924,007 897,166 -2.9
Train, boat and other methods 38,809 37,045 -4.5 597,724 610,382 2.1
Returning from all other countries 601,113 614,051 2.2 8,221,278 8,177,377 -0.5
Direct 476,413 468,241 -1.7 6,606,119 6,524,052 -1.2
Via the United States 2 124,700 145,810 16.9 1,615,159 1,653,325 2.4
Total 1 6,829,456 6,887,449 0.8 77,517,759 78,029,151 0.7
Excludes immigrants, former residents, military personnel, diplomats and crews.
Entries and re-entries through or by way of the United States.
Source(s):
Reports of entries and re-entries from offices of the Canada Border Services Agency.
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