Directions

Parking

Map of parking lots on campus. The conference is in MCDL on the east side of campus (just south of lot B). The cheapest rate lots are to the far west (e.g. lots M and P). The university residences are located on the west side of campus. There is limited duration daytime parking immediately on streets near the university.

Directions

Getting to McMaster from Toronto, Pearson airport

GO Transit Bus costs $12.15 CAD. It leaves every hour or half-hour from Terminal 1 (see the schedule in the link). The first stop in Hamilton is on Main St. West near McMaster. The bus then heads downtown and goes past the reception venue and the Visitors Inn on Main St. You can talk to the driver to get off where you need to along Main St.

Airways Transit offers transportation from Toronto Pearson Airport.

Taxi – For ~$100 (fixed rate) you can take a taxi from the airport. Follow the signs to ground transportation at Pearson to arrange a taxi. You can also pre-arrange a taxi (Aerofleet, for example) and then call the taxi when you’ve landed and collected your luggage. They are parked nearby and arrive in a few minutes.

Getting to McMaster from Union Station, Toronto

There is limited GO train service to Hamilton and frequent, all-day GO bus service. The best option is to take the Hamilton Express GO Bus. There is a bus stop on McMaster campus right next to the residences.

Getting to McMaster from the Hamilton Airport

Taxi – approximately $40

Driving Directions to McMaster

From Toronto Pearson International Airport

Take Highway 401 West to Highway 403 South.
Take Highway 403 West Hamilton to the Main St. W. Exit 69A.
Turn Left onto Main St. W.
McMaster is on your right.

From Niagara Falls/Buffalo

Take Queen Elizabeth Way Westbound to Highway 403, Hamilton.
Take Highway 403 West Hamilton to the Main St. W. Exit 69A.
Turn Left onto Main St. W.
McMaster is on your right.

From West

Take Highway 401 to Highway 403 East.
Take Highway 403 West Hamilton to the Aberdeen Exit 69.
Turn Left onto Longwood Rd.
Turn Left onto Main St. W.
McMaster is on your right.

From Hamilton International Airport

Turn right onto Highway 6 to Highway 403 East.
Take Highway 403 West Hamilton to the Aberdeen Exit 69.
Turn Left onto Longwood Rd.
Turn Left onto Main St. W.
McMaster is on your right.