Travel Directions

Conference Location

York University
4700 Keele St
Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3
Phone: (416) 736 2100

Travel to Toronto

Toronto Airports

Toronto has two airports, Billy Bishop located on the Toronto Island and Pearson which is located to the west of the city. Both airports provide good connectivity to the city.

Getting into the city from Pearson Airport

Toronto has a good subway system called the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) and good public connectivity to the Pearson Airport through the Up Express. It is possible to pay for either using tickets or tokens, but by far the most convenient method is through the Presto Card. Presto Cards can be purchased at many convenience stores throughout the city and at the Up Express counter at the airport. There are good taxi and limo services as well. Expect to spend $50-60 (CDN) for same to get into the city centre.

 

Getting to the Conference

The Downsview campus of York University is located at the northern edge of the city of Toronto and is served by two TTC subway stations on campus.

Taxi Service

Toronto has many regulated taxi services including Co-Op, Beck and Diamond.

Car Rentals

Major car rental companies also has their branches at the airport. Note that parking in Toronto can be expensive — even at the university — and that most of the tourist destinations within the city can be reached easily using public transit.

Getting Around York University

A full set of campus maps can be found here.

In an emergency around York University, call 9-1-1 or ca.l Campus Security at 416-736-5333 or from a campus phone dial 3-3-3-3-3.

 

Wi-fi Internet Access at York University

York University provides the standard eduroam wifi services across the campus.