King City is a village in the Township of King, the largest geographic municipality of the nine located in York Region. King City is situated at the intersection of Keele Street and King Road. Neighbouring communities include: Nobleton to the west; Oak Ridges, Richmond Hill and Aurora to the east; Maple to the south; Newmarket to the north.
There is easy access to major provincial highways: north/south routes of Highway 400, Highway 427 and Highway 404; east/west routes of Highway 7, ETR 407 and Highway 9.
Highway 400 runs past King City along its western end; it is a major vehicular artery linking King City to numerous communities in the vicinity, and is part of the extensive 400-series provincial highways. King City is at Exit Number 43, King Road.
Public Transit is provided by York Region Transit (YRT) #22. Routes 32, 88 and 90 make stops at Seneca College's King Campus. Also in 2005, YRT introduced the 22 King City route which travels from Seneca College across Bloomington Rd. to Yonge St. and over to King City via. King Rd and Bond Cr. where it then travels down Keele Street to the Maple Community Ctr. in Vaughan, Ontario.
Public Transit is also provided by GO Transit, which has a GO Train Station on the west side of Keele Street, south of King Road. King City has weekday GO train service on the Barrie line. Commuters from King Township and parts of the City of Vaughan board the train at King City GO Station. GO Transit also provides weekday bus service from King City GO Station, with destinations as far south as Toronto, and as far north as Barrie.