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Getting Around

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Arriving by Air

Pearson International Airport
Located about 25km NW of Toronto’s downtown core, it is the largest and busiest airport in Canada.

Billy Bishop Airport Commonly known as the Toronto Island Airport, it’s located on the west end of Toronto about 15 minutes from the Downtown Core. This airport is mainly used by Porter Airlines, with some Air Canada flights.

Arriving by Train

Up Express (express train from Union Station to Toronto Pearson International Airport).

Union Station is located at Front Street, between Bay and York Sts., in downtown Toronto.  The station provides train services, and connecting train services, arriving from and departing to points elsewhere in Canada and the United States. Train service is operated by VIA Rail.

Local area trains operated by GO Transit, and TTC subways, also operate from Union Station.

Arriving by Bus

The Union Station Bus Terminal is located at 81 Bay Street in Toronto at the north-east corner of Bay and Lake Shore Blvd. in downtown Toronto.

Toronto Transit Commission, city wide buses, subways and streetcars.

Go Transit, bus and train service in the GTA and throughout southern Ontario.

Coach Canada (Megabus), bus service throughout Ontario and parts of U.S.

Arriving by Car

The St. George campus is located in downtown Toronto.  The Gardiner Expressway (south of campus), The Don Valley Parkway (east of campus) and Highway 427 (west of campus) are the main conduits leading into and out of the downtown core.

For specific directions to a specific address or building, please refer to the main University of Toronto Map.

Public Transit

TTc

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) operates many modes of public transportation around the St. George campus. U of T can be directly reached by bus, streetcar and subway. For a full listing of TTC routes, visit their schedules and maps webpage.

The campus can be reached by 4 main subway stops:  Spadina, St. George, Museum, and Queen’s Park. To see these stations on a map click here.

Streetcars and buses run along Bloor St., Spadina Ave., Harbord St., College St., Queen’s Park Cres., Wellesley St., and Bay St.

Fares and Passes

Day and week passes can be purchased at any subway station. Monthly passes can also be purchased.


Go Transit

GO Transit offers service from communities outside, and inside, the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). GO Bus service and GO Train service are available to downtown Toronto. The train station is located at Union Station on Front Street and the GO Bus Terminal is located on Bay Street, south of Front Street.

GO for Students Program

Eligibility for GO Transit Student ID’s is restricted to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a full course load for the current session.

Complete the GO Transit Student ID Request Form. Upon approval, you will receive an email with your pass. You can download it right to your phone or print a copy to keep in your wallet. Either option will be accepted by GO Transit Safety Staff.

Cycling & Bike Sharing

Bike Racks

Bike racks are installed throughout the St. George campus. A map of all the bike rack locations can be found at the University of Toronto Map.

Bike Lanes and Lockers

Bike lanes are installed on St. George Street, Harbord Street, Hoskin Avenue, College Street and Wellesley Street.

In partnership with the University of Toronto, the City of Toronto has also installed bike lockers at 71 Prince Arthur Avenue (at the back of the building next to the ramp to the parking garage).  

Please visit the City of Toronto Bicycle Lockers webpage for more information and/or if you would like to apply for the use of a locker.

Bikeshare

Bikeshare is a public bike sharing system. The system is accessible to everyone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 12 months a year. Please visit the University of Toronto Map for locations and Bikeshare for more information.

Transportation Services has partnered with Bikeshare Toronto to provide a bike station at their surface parking lot located at 167 College Street. Cycling in and around campus just got easier with the addition of this new location to the growing Bike Share network.

For more information on cycling in Toronto, visit the City of Toronto Cycling webpage.  

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Car Sharing

Zipcar

Zipcar allows you to rent a car when you need it from many convenient downtown locations. Reserve by the hour or day. Your reservation includes gas, insurance and parking. Rent a car to suit any occasion: cargo van, coupe, hatchback, hybrid, luxury, minivan, SUV, sedan and trucks. Simply reserve online, walk a block and drive away.

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Taxis

Beck (416) 751-5555.
Co-op (416) 504-2667.
Diamond 416) 366-6868.

Walking

The St. George campus is located right in the heart of Downtown Toronto. There are many things to see and explore on foot.

However, the safety of our community is our top priority. The TravelSafer and Work Alone programs are free services offered by University of Toronto Campus Safety. It provides escort services between campus buildings, parking lots, and TTC Transit stops near campus.

To learn more about the TravelSafer program, please contact 416.978.SAFE (7233).

To learn more about the Work Alone program, please contact 416.978.2323.

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