Getting around Hamilton

While in Hamilton, taxi cabs are a convenient way to get around the city.

  • Fares are standard, metered and non-negotiable
  • The driver should start the meter at the beginning of your ride and stop it when you reach your destination
  • Refuse to ride in a taxi without an operational meter
  • If your service was acceptable, a 10-15% tip is customary

Blue Line Taxi

Blue Line Taxi offers a 24 hour taxi service all year long. Clean, air conditioned vehicles that offer wheel chair accessible vehicles upon request. Stations wagons or vans are also available upon request.
http://www.525blue.com

Phone:
905-525-BLUE

Hamilton Cab

Hamilton Cab provides taxi services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 24-hour service includes: computerized dispatch services, van service, uniformed drivers, package delivery, all cars and drivers are 100% insured, advance reservations, and hourly rates.
http://www.hamiltoncab.com

Phone:
905-777-7777 or 1-877-525-2500

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Hamilton Street Railway Company (H.S.R.) Local Public Transit

The Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) provides public transportation throughout the Hamilton area. The HSR also offers wheel-chair accessible and air conditioned buses on most of its 26 routes.  For full schedules and more information, visit:
http://www.hamilton.ca/CityServices/transit/
Phone:
905-527-4441

  • Cash: $2.55
  • Ticket: $2.00 (5 for $10.00)
  •  HSR Day Pass : $9  (Unlimited travel valid all day and may be used for one of the following:  (1) One rider, any age, all day. (2) Two adults and up to four youths/children 19 and under, traveling as a group. There does not have to be any youths/children with the two adults. (3) One adult, and up to five youths/children 19 and under, traveling as a group. Again there does not have to be any youths/children with the adult. (4) All youths/children – up to six youths/children 19 and under, traveling as a group.)