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Getting to Toronto

Toronto is one of the most accessible cities in North America. We are only a one hour drive away for about five million Canadians and within a 90-minute flight for 60 per cent of the U.S. population.

By air

Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s principal airport with travel connections to every continent. There are a number of ways to reach the airport including public transportation, car, taxi and shuttles.

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, is Toronto's regional airport. It links to nearby Canadian and American Cities and is located in the downtown core on Toronto island.

By Ground

Major multi-lane divided highways, often known as 400 series roads in Ontario, lead to Toronto from all directions. All (except for the 407) are toll-free roads.

News of Road Restrictions is available and there are a variety of public and private parking options including the many Green P Municipal Parking and temporary street parking.

Long distance bus service to and from many North American destinations can be found at the Toronto Coach Terminal located in the heart of the city.

Union Pearson Express (UP Express) connects Canada’s two busiest transportation hubs: Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station in downtown Toronto. UP Express trains depart every 15 minutes and the journey takes just 25 minutes. First train departs Pearson Station at 05:27 and last train at 00:57.  For more information, visit www.upexpress.com.

Mid distance rail and bus service to nearby communities including Niagara Falls is provided by a regional carrier - GO Transit. Union Station acts as GO Transit's hub.

Long distance rail services available from Toronto to major Canadian and American cities on both Canadian VIA and American Amtrak trains. Daily arrivals and departures are through historic downtown Union Station.

By water

Toronto offers docking services and facilities and complete services for boaters.

 


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