Transportation

Local Airports

Hamilton International Airport


Located approximately 18 km away from McMaster, 15 minutes from downtown Hamilton (60 minutes from downtown Toronto).

Toronto Pearson International Airport


Located 68 km east of Hamilton-Wentworth, approximately a 45-minute drive from downtown Hamilton.

Buffalo U.S.A. Airport


Approximately 110 km or 90-minute drive by car from Hamilton – border and immigration (passport) control will be done when crossing the land border, this border crossing can take up to 1.5 hours.


Taxi from Toronto Pearson Airport

The taxi company that services Toronto Pearson airport is “co-op cab” (416 504 2667) They have red and yellow cars. They currently charge $3.25 per kilometer, which would cost approximately $210.00.

Airport Shuttle from Toronto Pearson - Airways Transit Service Limited

Information shown here is based on 2018 details and will be updated closer to the 2019 workshop

Airways Transit is proud to offer McMaster Evidence based Clinical Practice workshop participants the preferred, single passenger shared ride fare of $72.00 (HST included) for one way transportation between Toronto Pearson Airport and downtown Hamilton. If two or more persons are travelling together on the same reservation, group fares will be applied and noted on your confirmation. Advanced reservations and prepayment are required for preferred fare eligibility.



To book your preferred rate round trip or one way transportation, please visit https://secure.airwaystransit.com/conferences/login.php and use the reference code that will be available in the Spring of 2019 Or Call, 905-689-4460 and mention the refrence code before May 31st

PassengersFareHSTTotalCost per person
163.728.2872.0072.00
2104.4213.58118.0059.00
3108.8514.15123.0041.00
4127.4316.57144.0036.00
5142.4818.52161.0032.20
6162.8321.17184.0030.67
7179.6523.35203.0029.00
8200.8826.11227.0028.37
Note: Fares are CAD, gratuity not included.


Local Taxi

Hamilton Cab is the company we normally use. Call 905-777-7777 or visit their website.

Bike Share

In Hamilton we have SoBi, which is an app based bike share. There are many locations all over Hamilton including at least 9 on our campus it is an economic effective way to get around the city. Check out their website or call 289-768-2453 for more information.



Parking at McMaster University

Free parking is available to all participants who requested parking when they registered for the workshop. Prerequested exit cards for the Underground Stadium parking lot attached to the David Braley Athletic Centre (Zone G) will be issued during registration. These tickets will be inserted into the machine when exiting the Underground Stadium parking lot.
Note: If you require parking, and did not request tickets ahead of time, parking is at a cost of $20 per day.

If you are being dropped off

Please ask to be dropped off at the Sterling road entrance near the Student Centre.