Transfer to/from - Toronto Pearson airport (YYZ)

 

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

Transportation

Ride-sharing

Licensed ride-share providers

Terminal 1: Ground Level, Door Q or P
Terminal 3: Arrivals Level, Door D, outer curb

Uber Black and Lyft Lux

Terminal 1: Door A
Terminal 3: Door A

Taxis and Limos

Licensed taxis and limos do not pick up passengers inside the terminals or parking garages.

Terminal 1 – Arrivals Level - Taxis: Door D - Limos: Door C

Terminal 3 – Arrivals Level - Taxis: Doors D, E and F - Limos: Door F

Service animals and mobility aids
If you are travelling with a service animal, you can take the first vehicle in the taxi or limo line-up. Passengers with mobility aids cannot be refused, hindered or charged additional fees to transport their equipment.

Train

The Union Pearson Express (Tel +1 416 869 3300) heads to Union Station, in downtown Toronto, from 5:27 am to 11:27 pm (weekends from 6:27 am), with a frequency of 30 minutes. Journey time is 25 min. and stops include also Weston and Bloor. Weston connects to GO Transit (Kitchener line) and Bloor connects to GO Transit (Kitchener Line) and Bloor-Danforth subway line 2. Union Station connects to the Yonge-University subway line 1 and VIA Rail.

Stops - The UP Express station is located in Terminal 1 next to the Terminal Link train.
From Terminal 1: Follow the "Train to City" signs.
From Terminal 3: Take the free Terminal Link Train to Terminal 1 and follow the "Train to City" signs.

Fare - Adult one-way fare from Pearson to Union is $12.35. Children under 12 years of age ride free.

Buy your tickets online and save time! Or, you can get your tickets from the free UP Express mobile app.
Ticket vending machines at all UP Express stations (Pearson, Weston, Bloor or Union).
UP Express customer service counters in terminals 1 and 3, International Arrivals level.
With your PRESTO fare card – be sure to tap on and off the train.

On board the UP Express
Free Wi-Fi on trains and in the station
Power outlets for charging electronic devices
Flight information
Tray tables and luggage racks

 

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Local Buses

TTC (Toronto)
Express buses leave Pearson Airport, connecting to the subway that runs through downtown Toronto. Stops in T1 and T3.

52 W Lawrence West
900 N Airport Express
952 W Lawrence West Express
300 W Bloor-Danforth (Night Bus)
332 W Eglinton West (Night Bus)
352 W Lawrence West (Night Bus)

GO Transit
GO buses run from Pearson to many Toronto suburbs. Stop in T1.

34 Finch Terminal
40 Richmond Hill Ctr
40 Hamilton Go

Miway (Mississauga)
Local bus service offering convenient routes from Pearson. Stop in T1.

7 N Airport
7 S Airport

Brampton Transit
Express bus service departs from Pearson Airport, serving the city of Brampton. Stops in T1.

115 Bramalea Term

Bus timetables

Long distance buses

A number of companies offer long-distance options to/from cities in Ontario and some US cities, like Buffalo and Detroit. Contact your preferred provider in advance or find more information on your arrival at the counters in each terminal.

Airlink
Serving Brantford and the surrounding area, including Cayuga, Hagersville, Port Dover and Tillsonburg.
Tel +1 877 405 8278 / 519 756 1944

Airways Transit – Hamilton
Serving the Greater Hamilton-Wentworth region, including Ancaster, Dundas, Mount Hope, Stoney Creek, Waterdown, and the cities of Burlington and Oakville.
Tel +1 905 689 4460

Airways Transit – Kitchener
Serving the Waterloo Region, including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding areas.
Tel +1 519 886 2121

Century Airline Service
Serving the Peterborough area, including Bobcaygeon, Cavan, Millbrook and surrounding areas.
Tel +1 705 748 3961 / 800 465 5987

Coach Canada and Megabus
Serving Belleville, Kingston, Napanee, Port Hope and Trenton.
Tel +1 416 961 9666 / 800 461 7661

Grey-Bruce Airbus
Serving Bruce County and the surrounding area, including Port Elgin, Southampton, Owen Sound and Orangeville.
Tel +1 519 389 4433 / 800 361 0393

Niagara Airbus
Serving the Niagara Region and surrounding area, including Beamsville, Fort Erie, Grimsby, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines, Welland and Buffalo.
Tel +1 905 374 8111 / 905 677 8083 / 888 358 8111 / 800 268 8111

Northern Airport Service
Serving the communities in Northern Ontario, including North Bay, Huntsville, Bracebridge and Gravenhurst.
Tel +1 705 474 7942 / 800 461 4219

Ontario Coachway
Serving Greater Kingston, the Napanee Region and the surrounding areas, including Bancroft, Tweed, Prince Edward, Belleville, Trenton, Coburg and Port Hope.
Tel +1 613 968 2058 / 888 677 4287

Ontario Northland
Tel +1 800 461 8558

Red Car Airport Service
Serving Guelph and the surrounding area, including Fergus, Elora and Campbellville.
Tel +1 519 824 9344

Robert Q Airbus
Serving the communities in Southern Ontario, including London, Sarnia, Woodstock, St. Thomas, Chatham, Tilbury, Windsor and Detroit.
Tel +1 519 673 6804 / 800 265 4948

Simcoe County Airport Service
Serving communities in Simcoe County, including Alliston, Barrie, Bracebridge, Bradford, Collingwood, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Wasaga Beach and Port Severn.
Tel +1 705 728 1148 / 800 461 7529

Stratford Airporter
Serving Stratford and the surrounding area, including Exeter and Goderich.
Tel +1 519 273 0057 / 888 549 8602

TOK Coachlines
Serving Orangeville, Palmerston, Hanover, Walkerton, Kincardine and Port Elgin.
Tel +1 800 387 7097

VIA Rail
Tel +1 888 842 7245

Latest updates: October 01, 2022

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.

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