Toronto Pearson International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Canada. It serves the city of Toronto, also Canada’s largest. Known for its outstanding façade and its family-friendly facilities, this airport processes both international and domestic flights in and out of Toronto. Airlines operating here cover more than 180 destinations, including cities in Canada and the U.S. as well as foreign cities in Europe, China, the Philippines, and Australia.
Besides the option of taxis, there are several public transport routes that lead into airport grounds. The 192 Airport Rocket is an express bus that runs between Kipling Station and the Airport. Bus 52A also connects from Lawrence Station and Lawrence West Station to the Airport, the 300A Bloor-Danforth Overnight Airport Service travels along Danforth Avenue and Bloor Street to the Airport, and 307 Eglinton West also provides overnight service down Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue to the terminal. GO Transit buses run from York Mills and Yorkdale subway stations.
At Toronto Airport, the terminals are interconnected by the Terminal Link train. Passengers can also use this train to travel out to Viscount Station near the Airport.
Where to go
If you’ll be spending a short time at Toronto Airport, the terminals have an array of shops and services where you can get a quick bite or pull in some last-minute retail hauls. You could even settle down for an express manicure while waiting for your departure.
The Airport also houses a number of art exhibitions for visitors and connoisseurs to enjoy. Its permanent curations throughout the terminals showcase the visionary works of artists around the world, and it has a changing exhibition space for seasonal displays of artwork.
Just three minutes from Toronto Airport is the International Center, a convention complex that houses some of the area’s biggest fairs. Check out their website for an updated schedule of events being held here, and you might find a great convention or two to spend time near the Airport.
Also nearby is the giant shopping mall Square One, where you can find even more options for a retail fix before your departure. It is surrounded by great restaurants to fill you up, and a go-cart and arcade adjacent to Square One can keep the children entertained while whiling the time away.
Or, if you have more time, head downtown to Toronto about 14 miles from the Airport. This rich and vibrant city is the provincial capital of Ontario, and it houses streets of treasures that make for a perfect day trip. Learn more about the region and its history at the Royal Ontario Museum, or appreciate the collection of high art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The Hockey Hall of Fame is another major attraction for fans of the sport, which citizens of Ontario definitely are!
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