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ANNUAL CONFERENCE  ::  All Participants  ::  2017 Travel Information

2017 Travel Information

Flights


  • Airways Transit connects Toronto Pearson airport (YYZ) with the Waterloo area providing 24/7 door to door shared ride service. We have obtained a reduced single passenger fare of $69.00 one way, tax included for Toronto (YYZ) airport transfers – discount of $25.00 off the regular fare each way. Advance reservations are required. Book online at: http://conferences.airwaystransit.com.
  • Enter booking code: CSM 2017 (enter exactly as shown). By phone 24 hours: 1 800 691 3045 (within Canada only), or 519 886 2121. 
  • Please note: There is no direct public transportation service connecting Toronto Island Billy Bishop Airport to Waterloo. Airways Transit serves this airport by private vehicle service only, at a cost of $188.00 one way.
     
  • Waterloo also has a regional airport, Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF). The Waterloo airport does have limited flights but is a very convenient option. The university is a 25-minute drive from the airport. You can book a taxi in advance with Waterloo Taxi.
     

Bus or train


  • GO Transit is an inter-regional transit service in Ontario that includes bus and train service to Kitchener-Waterloo. The GO bus service reaches Waterloo with over 30 buses a day from the Toronto area to the Region of Waterloo, including bus routes that stop at the University of Waterloo main campus. The GO train service reaches Kitchener with a few trains each day at peak times. Travelers can reach the University of Waterloo from the Kitchener GO Station via a 10-minute trip by taxi or a 30 minute trip by public transit.
     
  • Greyhound Canada offers bus service to cities and towns across North America. Greyhound service reaches Kitchener’s Charles St. Transit Terminal with over 20 buses a day from Toronto to Kitchener and many other bus routes in the region. Travelers can reach the University of Waterloo from the Charles St. Transit Terminal via a 15-minute trip by taxi or a 30 minute trip by public transit.
     
  • The Kitchener VIA Rail Station is located at 126 Weber Street West. The University of Waterloo is a 10-minute drive from the train station. You can book a taxi in advance with Waterloo Taxi.
     
  • Grand River Transit provides local bus service throughout Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge. Routes 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 29, Late Night Loop, 200 iXpress and 202 iXpress reach the main campus.
     

Car


  1. Take exit 278 (from Toronto) or exit 278B (from London) to Highway 8 West Kitchener/Waterloo.
  2. Follow the signs for 85 North to Waterloo/7 East to Guelph.
  3. Follow the signs to 85 North. Keep left; do not exit on 7 East (Victoria Street and Guelph).
  4. Exit at University Avenue West (the second University Avenue exit).
  5. Drive along University Avenue to Seagram Drive.
  6. Turn left onto to Seagram Drive.

Use Google Maps for directions to the University of Waterloo
 

On Campus Parking 


The closest Visitor Parking Lots to Federation Hall and PAC are as follows:

Lot N - permit controlled/visitor pay and display
Permits are sold to students on a per term basis. Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket at $5.00 via credit card.

Lot W - permit controlled/visitor pay and display
Permits are sold to students on a per term basis. Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket at $5.00 via credit card.

Lot X - permit controlled/visitor pay and display
Permits are sold to students on a per term basis. Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket at $5.00 via cash. Lot X is open and free from 4:30 pm Friday until 6:00 am Monday for daily visitors.

Lot M – pay and display (permit valid in lot M only)
Visitor parking available at all times $6.00 per entry.



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