Passenger guide - Billy Bishop Toronto City airport (YTZ) 

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Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, also known as Toronto Island Airport and opened on September 8, 1939, is one of the air terminals that serves the Toronto area and the Ontario province. It operates with domestic flights and some destinations in the United States.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 5:15 am to 0:30 am.
Annual passenger traffic: Around 2.7 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 416 203 6942.


The airport is located in the Toronto Island area, 3 km (2 miles) southwest from the city centre.

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Bus - There is a complimentary express shuttle service between the airport's ferry terminal and Union Station, in the city centre. It has a frequency of 15 minutes and journey time is approximately 15 min. It operates between 5:00 am and 0:07 am on weekdays, from 5:00 am to 8:45 pm on Saturdays, and from 5:30 am to 0:07 am on Sundays.

Metro - Line 511 Bathurst from TTC (Tel +1 416 393 4636) runs to Bathurst Station and Exhibition Loop. Line 509 Harbourfront travels to Union Station, Queens Quay West and Exhibition Loop. Both have stops near the airport's ferry terminal and operate every 10 minutes. More information

Ferry - They depart every 15 minutes from the airport to the ferry terminal, located on Bathurst Street (90 seconds trip). The service is free for pedestrians. The first ferry leaves at 5:22 am and the last at 0:07 am. Timetable

Taxi - Cabs available outside the ferry terminal, on the mainland. The trip to downtown Toronto takes 10-20 minutes.


Hertz (Tel +1 416 203 0386) has a counter on the lower level of the terminal, next to the baggage reclaim area (7:00 am to 10:30 pm from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturdays, 9:30 am to 10:30 pm on Sundays). Enterprise offices (Tel +1 416 208 5036) are found at the parking lot in Eireann Quay (7:00 am to 10:30 pm Mondays through Fridays, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays, 12:00 am to 10:30 pm on Sundays).


The airport has ATMs, currency exchange bureau, public telephones, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- The enclosure's lounges offer complimentary coffee, drinks and snacks. There is also a bar and a café.
Shopping- Duty-free store in the Departures Hall, with perfumes, alcoholic beverages, accessories.
Baggage- Trolleys free of charge in the Mainland Pavilion, at the tunnel entrance. The lost and found department is located in the check-in area (Tel +1 844 559 5721).
Other Services- First aid room, baby chaging facilities, bike rental.


The enclosure has three parking lots for long and short stays, two next to the ferry terminal (Eireann Quay and Stadium Road Lot) and one inside the island, close to the passenger terminal (Island Parking). More information: Tel +1 416 203 1144. Rates


Facilities include elevators, an assistance telephone on the ground floor of the ferry terminal and reserved parking spaces. Individual airlines can provide wheelchairs, escort services, transport within the airport and assistance through check-in and while boarding and descending from the plane.


The closest accommodations include: Fairmont Royal York (Tel +1 416 368 2511), The Strathcona Hotel (Tel +1 416 363 3321), Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront (Tel +1 416 203 3333), The Westin Harbour Castle (Tel +1 416 869 1600), Making Waves Boatel (Tel +1 647 403 2764), Thompson Toronto (Tel +1 416 640 7778), Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel (Tel +1 416 341 7100), Delta Hotels Toronto (Tel +1 416 849 1200), InterContinental Toronto Centre (Tel +1 416 597 1400), SoHo Metropolitan Hotel (Tel +1 416 599 8800).

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Latest updates: September, 13, 2017
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