The University of Toronto's St. George campus is located close to the
downtown area of Toronto. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is 28 km
away (about 30-40 minutes depending on traffic).
The main conference venue is the Bahen Building,
40 St. George Street, Toronto, ON.
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Getting to the University of Toronto
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Lester B. Pearson International Airport
(YYZ) is located west of Toronto,
about 30-40 minutes by car or taxi. The
Toronto City Centre Airport is a small airport
located on the Toronto Islands, close to the downtown core.
Airport Connections to YYZ
- By Subway: The 192 Airport Rocket (bus) connects the
airport to Kipling station on the Bloor subway line. The bus runs
every half an hour or so, less often off-peak, and you need exact
change to pay ($2.75). It stops at all the terminals, but you may need
to go up or down a floor from arrivals. The Kipling station is 15
subway stops to St. George (the bus and subway are included in one
fare). Travel between the airport and St. George takes just over one
hour. (Subway service begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and 6:00am other
days). More information:
TTC web site for airport service.
- By Shuttle Bus: Airport Express provides a shuttle service
to and from several downtown hotels (including the Delta Chelsea and
the Chestnut St. Student Residence/Metropolitan Hotel) to the airport
for $18.50 (a return ticket is $29.95) . You can buy your tickets
on-line or directly from the bus driver.
- By Taxi:
The flat-rate fare to/from downtown will be $46
plus tip. There are two kinds of taxis: limos and taxis. The limo
drivers wear a hat and cost $5 more. Takes about 1/2 hour. The
standard tip is 15%. Trips to the airport may be arranged in advance
by calling an airport taxi company. Alternatively, you may take a
regular city taxi to the airport. If you do so, you have the option of
negotiating a flat rate with the driver before you set off. If you
negotiate a flat rate, the driver is required to put the meter on and
charge you the lesser of the flat rate you negotiated and the charge
on the meter. Most taxis and limos accept credit cards.
- By Rental Car:
Rental car agencies are available on-site at Toronto
Pearson with 24-hour support to reserve, pick-up, and return rental
vehicles. For more information, please contact the car rental agencies
on the aforementioned Toronto Pearson web page.
If you are coming into Toronto on Highway 401, take
the exit onto the Don Valley Parkway (404 South), travel south on DVP
until Bloor/Bayview. Take this exit, and keep left, looking for the
sign that says Bloor St. Travel west on Bloor until you reach
St. George St. Turn left (south) onto St George and continue south on
St George to College St. There is limited parking available on campus
during the week. If you can find it, it costs about $14 per day. On
the weekend, parking is available in King's College Circle (and many
other sites) for about $6-$7 per day. Purchase a voucher from the
Parking Pay & Display machines. Credit cards are accepted. Please
consult the University
of Toronto Campus Parking web site for more information;
this web site also includes a detailed map of parking locations.
If you driving to Toronto on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW),
follow the QEW all the way to
Toronto. The QEW becomes the Gardiner Expressway as you approach
Toronto. Exit off the Gardiner Expressway at Spadina Ave. Travel north
on Spadina to College Street. Make a right and travel east along
College Street until you reach St. George Street.
Make a left on St. George Street and travel north into the UofT campus.
There is very limited parking on campus, however.
The closest subway stations are St. George station (on the
Bloor-Danforth line and the University-Spadina line) or
Queen's Park station (on the University-Spadina line).
If you are exiting from St. George station, take the St. George Street
exit and turn left to walk south on St. George Street into the campus area.
If you are exiting from Queen's Park station at
University and College, go west on College until you reach St. George Street.
Turn right to walk north on St. George Street into the campus.
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