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Directions

From Toronto Airport (Lester B. Pearson International)

  1. Exit the airport onto Highway 427 South.
  2. Exit Highway 427 onto the QEW toward Hamilton.
  3. Follow detailed directions for coming from Toronto to appropriate campus entrance.

Transit Options

GO Transit provides weekday service between Pearson International and campus.

To Pearson from Hamilton Go Centre

  • GO Bus Route 40 will take you to Pearson (Terminal 1) from Hamilton Go Centre
    • 12 stops from Hamilton Go Centre to Pearson
    • Trip takes about 1 hr and 5 minutes

To Pearson from McMaster University

  • Go to McMaster University Go Bus Terminal on campus and take bus route 47
  • Get off at Trafalgar Rd. bus stop
    • The third stop after departing from campus
  • Board bus route 40 to Pearson terminal 1
    • 4 stops from Trafalgar
    • Total time is about 1hr and 40 minutes

To Hamilton from Pearson International Airport

  • The terminal 1 transit hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport can be found on the ground level between column Q1 and Q2 on the second curb. You can travel to terminal 1 from other terminals using the free terminal link train.
  • Take bus route 40 to Hamilton GO Centre
    • About 14 stops to destination
    • Running an average of an 1 hr 10 mins

To McMaster University from Pearson International Airport

  • The terminal 1 transit hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport can be found on the ground level between column Q1 and Q2 on the second curb. You can travel to terminal 1 from other terminals using the free terminal link train.
  • Take bus route 40 from Pearson Go stop at terminal 1 for 12 stops
  • Get off at Main St. W. at Caroline St. S.
  • At this stop transfer to bus route 47 for 5 stops
  • Exit at McMaster University Campus
    • Total time 1 hr and 40 minutes

NOTE: THESE TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE ADVISE GO BUS SCHEDULES AND ROUTES AT https://www.gotransit.com/en/trip-planning/plan-your-trip

Helpful links:

https://www.torontopearson.com/en/toandfrom/public/
https://www.mcmaster.ca/sustainability/at_transit.html

Those traveling by transit can find further information at sustainability.mcmaster.ca. For parking rates and information visit parking.mcmaster.ca.

Purchase transit tickets at Compass Information Centre, McMaster University Student Centre Marketplace.