Getting to Hamilton

There are a number of ways to get to Hamilton from the Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. We are attaching details for a special conference rate of a shuttle service below. For those who would like a less expensive option, there are also detailed instructions on local transport below:

1. Shuttle service from Airways Transit Service Limited:

“From Toronto Pearson International Airport or John C Munro Hamilton International Airport, Hamilton is most easily reached using Airways Transit. Airways Transit is offering John Douglas Taylor: African Cultural Studies Conference delegates a conference rate of $67.26 (plus hst) per person, one way, for door-to-door shared ride transportation to/from Toronto’s Pearson Airport. Service to/from the Hamilton Airport is also available at a rate of $42.48 (plus hst), one way for one or two passengers. To make a reservation, please call 1.905.689.4460 or BOOK ONLINE, quoting code JDT2014 (no spaces). Reservations must be made to qualify for the discounted fare.”

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2. Toronto Transit and GO Intercity Bus (cheapest option):

-From the arrivals terminal of the airport, follow the signs for public transportation. Make your way to the bus stop.

-Take the “192 Airport Rocket” bus, which leaves the airport approximately every 15-20 minutes. The bus terminates at Kipling station. From there, leave the bus, head to the underground and catch the subway’s green line heading East. Transfer trains at St. George station, and take the yellow line heading South. Get off at Union Station. The fare for the TTC is $3 CDN. For schedule info, click this link.

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-At Union Station, make your way to the GO Bus station. Purchase a ticket for the “Hamilton QEW” bus, which departs approximately every 30 minutes. For more information about GO Transit schedules and fares, click this link.

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3. Toronto Airport Express shuttle and GO Transit:

-Make your way to the “Airport Express” booth (there is one at each terminal in the Airport) and purchase a ticket. Take the bus to the “Fairmont Royal York/Union Station” stop.

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-At Union Station, make your way to the GO Bus station. Purchase a ticket for the “Hamilton QEW” bus, which departs approximately every 30 minutes. For more information about GO Transit schedules and far, click this link.

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