Pearson International Airport
(TPIA) is located 27 km (16 miles) north/west of downtown Toronto
and within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) which includes the regions
of Durham, York, Halton, Peel and Toronto. The airport - covering
1,792 hectares (4,430 acres) - has been Toronto's main international
airport since 1939 when it was first known as Malton Airport.
Here are the
two official airport guides: New
Terminal 1 and Old
Term 1+Term 2+Term 3.
NOTE: Old Terminal 1 is now replaced by New Terminal 1.
to and from the airport is provided by
Hotel shuttle - the cheapest and quickest
way to go.
- Government set prices to all locations.
- Meter pricing
Rented Cars - Individual
company booths - all the concourses
can find information
on airlines here.
is controlled by Canadian
Air Transport Security Authority . If you are flying, you
will need to follow security
rules for carry-on baggage.
their website you can find a list of items you may not have in
here for information on immigration
and on customs.
flying back to your home country, please make sure
you leave ample time for checking through security, at the airport.
Ask the airline for advice on how much time is needed. European
flights often recommend 3 hours, while American flights may allow
for less time. However, through a special arrangement with the
US Government, for flights to the USA, one will have to pass through
US customs and US immigration here at the Toronto Airport.
for any reason, you or someone else needs to park at the airport,
please remember that 7. Airport parking can be expensive for long
hours, same as downtown parking. These alternatives are suggested
Courtesy Shuttles - Virtually every airport hotel on
Airport Rd/Dixon Rd offers free courtesy shuttles. Parking
in their lots have variable rates, some free or as low as
$8.25 per day.
Long Term Airport parking with shuttle - see note below
Toronto Transit - Bus 192 from Kipling station - cost is $2.25
- 20 min service 5:20 am to 2:13 am.
Mississauga Transit - Bus 7 from Square One or Westwood Mall
- cost is $2.25 - times are infrequent, lengthy and do not
start early. Weekend/Holiday schedule in effect.
Terminal Parking is prohibitive with daily maximums ranging
from $21.75 to $77.00! DO NOT USE! THERE ARE ALTERNATIVES!
Reduced Rate Parking Now
A new 2000-space Reduced Rate Lot is now open. The lot is located
at 6135 Airport Road, and includes nine designated disabled parking
spaces near the exit booth. The GTAA provides a free 24-hour,
wheelchair accessible, shuttle bus service between the Reduced
Rate Lot and all three terminals.
Rates: $13 CAD per day (for
20% off= $10.40/day,
you need a special coupon
Shuttle is on 24x7!