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Toronto is an easy-access destination for large groups. In fact, 60% of the U.S. population is 90 minutes or less away from Toronto by air!

By air: Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s principal airport, and ranks among the top 30 world airports in terms of passenger traffic and aircraft movements. There are over 76 scheduled and charter airlines currently serving Toronto Pearson International Airport. Air carriers provide non-stop service to 26 Canadian and 42 United States (transborder) destinations and same-plane service to 56 other International cities.Pearson Airport is located 27 kms (16 miles) from downtown and is accessible by public transit. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (formerly Toronto City Centre Airport) (YTZ) is located on the Toronto Island and links to the city by shuttle.

 

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By rail: VIA Rail and AMTRAK bring visitors into the heart of the city each day. Toronto’s Union Station is located centrally downtown and connects to the underground subway. Reservations: 416-366-8411 (phone) 416-956-7698 (fax) or visit www.viarail.com

 

By road: Several highways, including 2, 401, 407 and the Queen Elizabeth Way, link surrounding cities to Toronto. Nearest Canada-U.S. border crossings are at Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and Windsor.

 

ENTRY INTO CANADA
Travel Document Requirements for Entry Into Canada
Canada has one of the most advanced customs processes in the world to provide visitors with security and ease of travel. Visitors must have valid travel documents to enter Canada to provide proof of their citizenship. Document requirements vary depending on from which country you are travelling. 

U.S. Residents: American visitors travelling by air require a valid passport to re-enter the United States.


Exception: U.S. citizens entering Canada by car or rail who plan to return to the U.S. prior to June 1, 2009 do not need to show a passport, but a government-issued ID with photo, such as a driver’s license, and proof of citizenship is required. As of June 1 2009, all individuals will be required to hold a valid passport to enter/re-enter the United States.

For more information on travel security and border procedures, visit the U.S. Department of State.


International Visitors: For specific information on travel document required to visit Canada from countries other than the U.S., please refer to www.cbsa.gc.ca and www.cic.gc.ca.

 

 

Flying Times

 

Atlanta, GA

2hrs, 20 min

Boston, MA

1 hr, 30 min

Buffalo, NY

55 min

Calgary, AB

4 hrs

Chicago, IL

1 hr, 30 min

Cleveland, OH

1 hr, 10 min

Dallas, TX

3 hrs, 25 min

Detroit, MI

40 min

Halifax, NS

2 hrs

Los Angeles, CA

5 hrs, 20 min

Miami, FL

3 hrs

Minneapolis, MN

2 hrs, 10 min

Montreal, QC

1 hr, 10 min

New York, NY

1 hr, 30 min

Ottawa, ON

1 hr

Philadelphia, PA

1 hr, 30 min

Pittsburgh, PA

1 hr

San Francisco, CA

5 hrs, 20 min

Vancouver, BC

5 hrs, 10 min

Washington, DC

1 hr, 30 min

Winnipeg, MB

2 hrs, 30 min

Frankfurt, Germany

7 hrs, 25 min

Hong Kong, China

16 hrs, 30 min

London, England

7 hrs

Osaka, Japan

13 hrs, 10 min

Paris, France

7 hrs, 25 min

Air carriers serving Pearson International

Airlines operating out of Terminal 1

Airlines operating out of Terminal 3

 

Driving Distances Within Canada

 

 

From

Kilometers

Miles

Kingston

266

165

Montreal

545

338

Niagara Falls

125

78

North Bay

346

215

Ottawa

453

281

Quebec City

790

491

Windsor

378

234

 

 

Driving Distances From the United States

 

From

Kilometres

Miles

Atlantic City, NJ

912

567

Boston, MA

906

566

Buffalo, NY

154

96

Chicago, IL

854

534

Cincinnati, OH

802

501

Cleveland, OH

476

297

Detroit, MI

378

236

New York, NY

851

529

Philadelphia, PA

813

508

Pittsburgh, PA

518

324

Rochester, NY

274

171

Syracuse, NY

390

244

Washington, DC

832

517

 

 

 

 



 

 



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