Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

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Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
Address6301 Silver Dart Drive, Mississauga, Toronto, L5P 1B2, Canada
Telephone(416) 247 7678
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT Eastern Standard Time: GMT/UTC -5 (GMT/UTC -4 from March 9 to November 2, 2014)
MapToronto Pearson International Airport
LocationToronto Pearson International Airport is located 27km (17 miles) northwest of Toronto's city center.
Airport codeYYZ
Airport newsConstruction of the Union Pearson Express railway station at Terminal 1 commenced in 2013. Once complete, it will bring fast, reliable rail connections to downtown Toronto. Regular services between Union Station and Toronto Pearson are due to start in spring 2015.
Transfer between terminalsThe airport's LINK train offers free transportation between Terminal 1, Terminal 3, the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, and Viscount Station, with stops at the Value Park Lot, the Value Park Garage, and the ALT Hotel. The train runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is wheelchair accessible.
Driving directionsFrom central Toronto, follow the Gardiner Expressway westbound and turn north on Highway 427. The airport is clearly signposted from this road after about 10km (6 miles).
Car rentalAvis, Budget, Dollar/Thrifty, Enterprise, Hertz, and National/Alamo are represented at counters on level 1 of the parking lots linked to the terminals. Discount, E-Z Trans Canada, Fox, and Payless are among the companies located off-site. Pre-arranged courtesy vans transport customers to the off-site car rental offices. Alternatively customers can use the free LINK train to reach the site.
Public transport and taxisBus: Public bus services are provided by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) (tel: (416) 393 4636 or 866 642 9882; The 192 Airport Rocket provides an all-day accessible service between the airport and Kipling Station on the Bloor-Danforth Subway (travel time: 20 minutes; fare: C$3), from which travelers can take the subway to downtown Toronto.The Airport Express (tel: 800 387 6787 or (905) 564 3232; is a 24-hour service running to downtown Toronto and several major hotels (travel time: 45 minutes; fare: around C$30 according to destination, tickets can be purchased in advance online).There are other bus and coach services to Toronto and the surrounding areas. Information is available from the ground transportation desks in the arrivals hall of each terminal.
Taxi: The tariff for taxis and limousines to/from the airport is based on metered rates, with updated tariffs and company listings available on the airport website. The general fare to central Toronto is about C$50.
Car parkingThere are more than 15,000 parking spaces at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Short-term parking is located in parking lots linked to both terminals; the Express Car Park at Terminal 1 is available for stays of up to three hours. There are reduced rate, long-stay parking facilities on Viscount Road and Airport Road; these are connected to the airport terminals by the free LINK train. A "cellphone waiting lot" is available for drivers picking up arriving passengers.
Information and help desksInformation desks are located on the arrivals levels of both terminals. Uniformed assistants are also on hand to help with inquiries.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: Bureaux de change and ATMs are available throughout both terminals.
Communications: Free Wi-Fi internet is accessible within the terminals. Postboxes are located in the departure areas.
Food: There is a good selection of bars and restaurants throughout the airport, both pre- and post-security. These include everything from Italian eateries and burger joints to Irish-themed pubs.
Shopping: There are numerous shops at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The options pre-security in Terminal 1 include a newsstand and a travel accessories store, while in Terminal 3 there are a handful of the expected souvenir shops. The post-security areas of both terminals offer a more varied selection, including duty-free outlets.
Luggage: A porter service and left-luggage facilities are available in both terminals. Trolleys are located throughout the terminals and parking garages. Both terminals have lost and found services (tel: 866 207 1690), and winter clothing storage is available for those heading to warmer climates.
Other facilities: A counseling service is available for all passengers. Interfaith chapels, baby-changing facilities, and shoeshine services are located in both terminals.
Conference and business facilitiesThere is a choice of five premium lounges at the airport. A fully equipped business center and meeting space for up to 300 delegates is available at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel (tel: (905) 672 7000; located at Terminal 3.
Disabled facilitiesThere are lifts, ramps, disabled toilets, and TTY telephones in all terminals. The interterminal LINK train and Terminal Link bus are wheelchair-accessible and disabled parking spaces are provided in all parking lots. When making a flight reservation, travelers should notify the airline of any special assistance requirements. For more information about airport accessibility, contact the terminal information services (tel: (416) 247 7678).
Airport hotelsThere is one hotel at Toronto Pearson International Airport and a selection in its immediate surrounding; many of these hotels operate shuttle services for guests. Hotel listings and telephones for reservations are located in the arrivals areas of the terminals.

Hampton Inn and Suites Toronto Airport
Hampton Inn and Suites Toronto Airport is located 2km (1.3 miles) from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Hotel facilities at this low-cost option include basic business services, a fitness center, and high-speed Internet access.
3279 Caroga Drive
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tel: (905) 671 4730.

Radisson Suite Hotel Toronto Airport
A good budget option for leisure and business travelers alike, Radisson Suite Hotel Toronto Airport features a seasonal fitness center and a range of business facilities. The hotel is a five-minute drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport.
640 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tel: (416) 242 7400.

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites
Offering a range of fitness and sports facilities as well as business services, dining options, and free shuttle services, Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites is located at the airport entrance.
5875 Airport Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tel: (905) 677 9900.

Best Western Plus Toronto Airport
Boasting a fitness center with a hot tub, a range of business services, and an Italian restaurant, the Best Western Plus Travel Hotel Toronto Airport is a few minutes' drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport, to which it is linked via a complimentary 24-hour shuttle bus service.
5825 Dixie Road
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Tel: (905) 670 8180.

Toronto Airport Marriott
Just 3km (2 miles) from Toronto Pearson International Airport, Toronto Airport Marriott houses an on-site restaurant, fitness center, and business services. As with most other hotels in the area, a free shuttle operates to the airport.
901 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tel: (416) 674 9400.

Sheraton Gateway Hotel
Located at Terminal 3, the 474-room Sheraton Gateway Hotel is the only on-site hotel at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Among its facilities are a fitness center, pool, and 24-hour business center.
Terminal 3, AMF
Toronto, Ontario. Canada
Tel: (905) 672 7000.
Full airport nameToronto Pearson International Airport
State or provinceCanada
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