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Toronto Airport Transportation

On-site Car Rentals
Travel within Ontario for business or pleasure is extremely easy with the six on-site car rental agencies servicing the Toronto airport – Avis, Budget, DollarThrifty,  Hertz and National/Alamo. Counters for all car rentals are systematically located in parking garages next to Terminals 1 and 3 on level 1.
Car rentals are also available from the Viscount Station, which is a part of the LINK train network. For a complete list of rental providers, visit our Toronto car rental brands page.
Downtown Express
Downtown Express or the Airport Express is a bus shuttle service that takes people to and fro from Toronto Pearson to Downtown Toronto. They run at regular intervals of time and are a convenient, comfortable and cost-effective way to travel. Both individuals and groups of people can make use of these buses. Buses leave every thirty minutes from the following locations:
  • Bond Place Hotel
  •  Westin Harbour Castle
  • Fairmont Royal York (Union Station, The Strathcona Hotel)
  • Intercontinental Hotel
  • Sheraton Centre
  • Eaton Chelsea
  • Bus Terminal (Elizabeth St & St. Edward St.)
  • Metropolitan Hotel, U of T Residence
Terminal LINK
Terminal Link is a train transport system that connects you directly to all the important locations like Terminal 1, Terminal 3, Sheraton Gateway Hotel, Viscount Station, Value Park Garage, Value Park Lot, and ALT Hotel.
During peak service, that is, 1600 hrs to 0100 hers, the trains are expected every four minutes, while during off-peak service, that is 0100 hers to 1600 hrs, they are expected every seven minutes. The Terminal 1 Stop is opposite Aisle H, opposite the Departures Level Inner Curb and the Terminal 3 Stop is at Column 23 on the Departures Level Curb. The Viscount Station Stop is located opposite the Value Park Garage, across the street, while the Terminal LINK Stop at the station itself, is across the LINK bridge and down the escalators.
Out of Town Services
It you are planning to go anywhere in Ontario or make a visit to Buffalo and Detroit in USA, shuttle and other bus services are made available to you at the airport. Some of the popular names are Air Link Airport Service, Airways Transit, Canar Coach Service, Century Airline Service, Classique Airline Van Services, Grey-Bruce Airbus, Greyhound Canada, Jetlink Airport Service, Naigara Airbus, and Northern Airport Service.
Counters for information and assistance for all the above are located on Terminal 1, Ground Level and Terminal 3, Arrivals Level. You can even visit their website to make a booking for an individual and/or a group.
Public Transportation
Since Toronto Pearson is located conveniently near all the major transit routes that public transport vehicles travel on, it is not a difficult task to get to different locations on the airport. Brampton Transit, GO Transit, Mississauga Transit and Toronto Transit Comission have bus services while GO also has a train service and TTC has a subway as well. Contact these transit companies directly for a detailed overview of the routes, schedules and rates.
Taxis and Limousines
If you want to travel in style, Toronto Pearson offers 360 taxis and 276 limousines that can be hired to go to the suburbs or go around the city. It is not necessary to book these services in advance, as the vehicles are already present at all the Arrivals of the airport. They can be booked in advance for traveling back to the airport.
Pick up locations are present at both the Terminals and at both Domestic and International airports. Within the Greater Toronto Area, the tariff of the taxis and limousines is based on the distance traveled. Fares for other destinations outside GTA are provided on the tariff map. $1.45/km for taxis and $1.55/km for limousines is charged for destinations that are not covered under the tariff plan. For more information on this visit .
If you have a GPS, there is no getting lost while traveling to Toronto Pearson. Just type ‘Toronto Pearson’ in the navigation field along with ‘Terminal 1’ or ‘Terminal 3’ in the address field and you have the route spread out before you. This is the best possible directions map for you, if you are planning to drive down to us. 

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