Transfer to/from Toronto Pearson airport (YYZ) 10.00

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Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Toronto Pearson airport (YYZ)

Transportation

 

Bus - The enclosure is located close to many major routes, so it is easy to travel to any destination inside the city by using the different public transport services. There are also shuttle services provided by several private companies that run to different destinations throughout Ontario and some cities in the United States, such as Buffalo and Detroit. Stops and reservation desks are found on the ground floor of Terminal 1 and the Arrivals level of Terminal 3.

Train - The Union Pearson Express (Tel +1 416 869 3300) heads to Union Station, in downtown Toronto, from 5:30 am to 1:00 am, with a frequency of 15 minutes. Journey time is 25 min. and stops include Weston and Bloor. Customer service counter on the Arrivals level of Terminal 1.

Taxi - Ranks are located at gates C and D of Terminal 1, and gates D, E and F of Terminal 3. Cabs operate with fixed fares and the trip to the city centre takes 40-45 minutes.

Car Rental Services

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Public buses

Toronto Transit Commision (Tel +1 416 393 3030)
Line 192 Airport Rocket is an express service to East Mall Crescent and Kipling Station, where you can board the metro to the city centre. It operates Mondays through Saturdays between 5:30 am and 2:00 am and Sundays from 8:15 am to 2:15 am. Journey time is 20-25 minutes.
Line 52A Lawrence West runs to Lawrence and Lawrence West stations from 5:30 am to 1:00 am, with a trip of 70-90 min.
Route 300A Bloor-Danforth goes to Danforth Avenue and Bloor Street in approximately 45 min., between 2:00 am and 5:00 am.
Bus 332 Eglinton West operates from 1:30 am to 5:00 am to Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue, with a travel time of 45 min.

GO Transit (Tel +1 416 869 3200)
Line 40 every 30-60 min. to Richmond Hill, Renforth, Dixie, Square One and Hamilton (1 hour trip).
Route 34 to Yorkdale, North York and Finch, with frequencies of 30-60 min. and a trip of 30 min.

Brampton Transit (Tel +1 905 874 2999)
Bus 115 Airport Express connects the airport with Bramalea Terminal in about 20 min. It operates Mondays through Fridays between 5:25 am and 0:42 am, Saturdays from 5:55 am to 11:55 pm and Sundays from 7:00 am to 11:56 pm.

MiWay (Tel +1 905 615 4636)
Line 7 Airport to Westwood Square, Renforth and the city centre.
Route 24 Northwest to Renforth Station, Viscount and Westwood Mall.

Greyhound (Tel +1 800 661 8747)
Daily services to destinations in Ontario and northern United States.

Shuttle services

Airlink Airport Service (Tel +1 519 756 1944 / 877 405 8278)
Airways Transit (Tel +1 905 689 4460 / 519 886 2121)
Canar Coach Service (Tel +1 905 738 7830 / 800 387 7097)
Century Airline Service (Tel +1 705 748 3961 / 800 465 5987)
Classique Airline Van Services (Tel +1 800 387 5450)
Grey-Bruce Airbus (Tel +1 519 389 4433 / 800 361 0393)
Jetlink Airport Service (Tel +1 519 853 1550 / 800 738 9537)
Niagara Airbus (Tel +1 905 677 8083 / 800 268 8111)
Northern Airport Service (Tel +1 705 474 7942 / 800 461 4219)
Ontario Coachway (Tel +1 613 968 2058 / 888 677 4287)
Red Car Airport Service (Tel +1 519 824 9344)
Robert Q Airbus (Tel +1 519 673 6804 / 800 265 4948)
Simcoe County Airport Service (Tel +1 705 728 1148 / 800 461 7529)
Stratford Airporter (Tel +1 519 273 0057 / 888 549 8602)
Trentway Wagar (Tel +1 416 961 9666 / 800 461 7661)

Public transportation fares and schedules

Latest updates: May 07, 2019

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Transportation Tips to/from the airport?

 
While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.