Getting to Hamilton


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ARRIVING BY CAR

Hamilton is easily accessed by highway including the QEW, 403, 407, 5, 6, 8 and 20.

Arriving from Toronto

  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) towards Hamilton/Niagara
  • Take Highway 403 West toward Hamilton/Brantford

Arriving from Niagara Falls

  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) towards Hamilton/Toronto
  • Take Highway 403 Exit towards Hamilton/Brantford

Arriving from London, ON

  • Follow Highway 401 East towards Toronto
  • Take Exit 235 to Highway 403 Hamilton/Brantford

Arriving from Buffalo (USA)

  • Follow signs for I-190 N/Peace Bridge/Canada and merge onto I-190 N
  • Continue onto ON-405 W
  • Merge onto Queen Elizabeth Way
  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) towards Hamilton/Toronto
  • Take Highway 403 Exit towards Hamilton/Brantford

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ARRIVING BY BUS

GO Transit

GO Transit is Canada’s first, and Ontario’s only, interregional public transit system, linking Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We carry more than 50 million passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus services that is one of North America’s premier transportation systems.

  • 1 888 438-6646
  • 36 Hunter St. E., Hamilton, ON L8N 3W8 (Downtown Terminal)
  • 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON (McMaster University Hub)
  • http://www.gotransit.com

Greyhound

Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.

Coach Canada

For information on scheduled bus routes, convenient door-to-door airport van transfers, fun City sightseeing tours, and first class charter service please visit the

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ARRIVING BY RAIL

GO Transit

GO Transit offers rail service from Hamilton, eastbound towards Toronto along the Lakeshore West GO Train Route. The rail service runs weekdays during peak ‘rush hour’ travel times. Regular bus departures from the Hamilton GO Station (downtown terminal) connect Hamilton to Aldershot Train station to provide access to the Lakeshore West GO Train Route. For more information about GO and train schedules visit their website.

VIA Rail

Take VIA Rail for a unique travel experience that offers stunning views and all the space you need to make your trip as enjoyable as the destination. Embark on your equally picturesque Hamilton tour following your convenient arrival at the nearby Aldershot Station.

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ARRIVING BY AIR

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)

Make John C. Munro International Airport your first choice for flying. Choose from major air carriers and tour operators, offering frequent flights to Canadian, American and Caribbean destinations. Save money with competitive low-cost air fares and cheaper parking. Save stress with fast lines, short walks, quicker take-offs and a fun, friendly atmosphere. Ground transportation available at the airport includes taxi services, HSR (local public transit) and car rentals.

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport has WestJet Airlines which offers flights to more than thirty (30) destinations in Canada, US and Caribbean. Hamilton International’s business also includes major air cargo carriers which include: Cargojet, UPS, Purolator, DHL and BAX Global.

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Toronto Pearson International Airport, managed by the Greater Toronto Airport Authority is Canada’s principal airport with travel connections to every continent and ranks among the top 30 world airports in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movements. There are over 76 scheduled and charter airlines currently serving Toronto Pearson International Airport. Air carriers provide non-stop service to 26 Canadian and 42 United States (transborder) destinations and same-plane service to 56 other International cities.

Air Canada, Canada’s flagship carrier and a founding member of the Star Alliance, relies on Pearson International Airport as its major Canadian hub with a wide variety of domestic, US and international connections.

Toronto Island Airport (YTZ)

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is all about convenience. Located minutes from the heart of downtown Toronto you’re connected to over 15 cities in Canada and the U.S. from Toronto’s popular city airport.

On the doorstep of Canada’s financial district, Billy Bishop is considered vital to business and plays an integral part in the growth of Canada’s largest city. The airport is recognised by people who need to get places in a hurry. Billy Bishop’s convenient location, fast check-in times and express passage through customs for NEXUS card holders, make it ideal for business travellers.

Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)

Averaging approximately 110 daily flights with nonstop service to 23 airports, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport plays an essential role in the development of business and tourism in the Buffalo Niagara region. The management and staff of the BNIA strive to meet the daily needs of all its customers and ensure that each visit is a pleasant experience.

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GETTING TO/FROM AIRPORT

Airways Transit Service Limited

Airways Transit is the premier provider of airport ground transportation serving the Greater Hamilton-Wentworth region, the cities of Burlington and Oakville and the Waterloo Region including Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding areas. We provide door-to-door shared ride and private vehicle transportation to and from Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Airways Transit also serves the Hamilton International Airport.

Toronto Airport Limousine Service

Toronto Airport Limousine Service handles transportation needs to and from the airport. Fleet: Lincoln, Mercedes, Cadillac, Stretch Limo, 4 person, 6 person, 10 person or even 14 person SUV Stretch Limos.

Hamilton Limo

Hamilton Limo offers transportation groups 1-500. Serving Toronto Pearson International Airport and Hamilton International Airport. Fleet: Sedans, Stretches, SUV’s & Limo Buses.

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