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Toronto International

Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Overview

Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport is the busiest airport in Canada. It's connected to a number of public transport options, making it an easy airport to use when travelling in or out of Toronto.

Toronto International Airport's staff have a reputation for being friendly and helpful. The numerous public art displays add to a positive airport experience. The airport is just 14 miles (22.5km) from Toronto and has a range of shopping and dining options for passengers to choose from.

Location

The airport is located 16 miles (27km) northwest of downtown Toronto.

Getting to the city

The LINK Train offers free transportation between terminals 1 and 3, the Sheraton Gateway Hotel and Viscount Station. Several companies, including Coach Canada and Greyhound Canada, provide bus and shuttle transit services to and from the airport into Toronto and surrounding areas. There are information desks in terminals 3 and 1. The airport is also easily accessible on various public transportation routes with providers such as Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and GO Transit. The 24-hour Airport Express bus picks up passengers from the Arrivals level of all terminals and services the downtown bus terminal and major downtown hotels. There are also car rentals, taxis and limousines available to and from the airport.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 (416) 247 7678 (Terminals 1 and 2), and +1 (416) 776 5100 (Terminal 3).

Car rental

Car rental is available on Level 1 of the parking areas adjacent to each terminal. Rental companies include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Thrifty, Hertz, National and Alamo. Other off-airport car rental companies are also available and pre-arranged courtesy shuttles will take customers to their offices outside the airport.

Airport Taxis

There are authorised taxis and limousines available from outside the arrivals hall of the airport. A taxi ride to the city centre will take approximately 40 minutes and cost about C$50.

Transfer between terminals

A 24-hour courtesy shuttle bus links the three terminals. The Airport LINK train system also operates a 24-hour free service between Terminals 1 and 3, as well as to the Value Parking Lot.

Facilities

All three terminals are well supplied with facilities, including bureaux de change and ATMs, internet access, shops and duty-free outlets, hotel reservation services, bars and restaurants, and children's play areas. Wireless Internet access is available in Terminal 1.

Parking

Parking at Toronto B. Pearson International Airport ranges from C$3 for 20 minutes or C$90 per day in the Express Car Park to C$15 per day or C$70 per week in the Value Park Lot. The Daily Park Lot costs C$28 per day and is within walking distance of Terminals 1 and 3.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.gtaa.com

Airlines

Flights to Toronto B. Pearson International Airport can be booked on Air Canada, WestJet, Air France, Continental, US Airways, Delta, American Airlines, El Al, Korean Air, Thai Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Air India, Icelandair, KLM and Swiss Air.

Internet

Free wifi is available on the Toronto Pearson Wifi network throughout the airport.

Business Lounges

Internet kiosks are available in both terminals and faxing facilities are available at the Travel Store. The Sheraton Hotel, at the airport, has fully equipped conference and business facilities.


Toronto International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.