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U21 Educational Innovation Symposium Transportation Information

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For pickup at either Terminal 1 or Terminal 3, you can find drivers at designated areas outside of the Arrivals level. If you pre-book transportation, your service should indicate their specific pickup location (for example: Terminal 1, Door A). Note terminal number carefully, some service operators only arrange pickup from specific terminals.

Pre-arranged Services:
– rates will vary by vendor, approx. CAD$100-$130 

Car / SUV:
Aeroport Taxi & Limousine Service 

Aerofleet Services 

Jays Limo

– shared van shuttle
– approx. CAD$145 up to 3 passengers; CAD$165 4-8 passengers

Airways Transit
(905) 689-4460,

Last-minute Services 

Taxi / Airport Limo
– approximately CAD$120
– roughly 1 hour trip
– various vehicle types available in queue
More Information 

– can be booked in-app
– approx. CAD$90-110 (1 hour)
– available at both Terminals,
– roughly 1 hour trip
– various vehicle types available in queue

Public Transit:

GO Bus from Pearson:  
– only from Terminal 1
– approx. CAD$12 CAD
Take 40 – Hamilton GO Bus runs from Pearson to Hamilton downtown (~1 hour 30 minutes)
If coming to McMaster, take 40 – Hamilton GO Bus and transfer to 47G at Hamilton GO
If coming to McMaster, take 40 – Hamilton GO Bus and exit at Main opposite 403, then take Uber/Lyft to McMaster campus 

If stopping in Downtown Toronto: (~2 hours)
Union Pearson (UP) Express train will take you from Pearson to Union Station, Downtown Toronto
From Union Station, board the Lakeshore West train to Aldershot Station
At Aldershot Station, take the #15 Bus to McMaster University 

You can purchase tickets for the UP Express online  

You can purchase GO tickets online or purchase your ticket at the station: 

Our executive shuttle bus will pick up delegates from the Sheraton and take them directly to McMaster Campus. PLEASE NOTE: Delegates staying at Staybridge will need to catch the shuttle from the Sheraton. This is a short 5-minute walk (2 blocks) east from Staybridge.

Shuttle Times: 

Wednesday June 28
To McMaster:  9:00am; 11:30am
From McMaster4:30pm; 6:30pm

Thursday June 29
To McMaster: 9:00am; 5:50pm 
From McMaster: 4:15pm; 9:00pm

Friday June 30
To McMaster: 9:00am 
From McMaster:  12:45pm; 6:30pm 

Local Taxi 

Hamilton Cab (905) 777-7777 

Blue Line Taxi (905) 525-0000 

Uber / Lyft
– can be booked in-app
– approx. CAD$14
– roughly 15 minute trip from Sheraton to McMaster University
– various vehicle types available 


Bike/Scooter Share 

SoBi – Hamilton Bike Share 

– bicycle and e-scooter rentals in many location on and near campus and downtown Hamilton
– pay-as-you-go payment CAD$0.15/minute or $9/hour
– credit card needed, on-the-spot payment, sign-up required