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Toronto Pearson Airport

General information

Toronto Pearson Airport is Canada’s largest and busiest airport, home to national flag carrier Air Canada. The airport is also widely used by Sunwing Airlines and low cost airline WestJet. Toronto Pearson Airport is named after former Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957. The airport consists of two terminals (T1 and T3) and five runways. Toronto has a second airport used for regionals flight called Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

Location

Where is Toronto Pearson Airport situated?

Toronto Pearson Airport is located in the province of Ontario, west of the city centre. A large part of the airport is located in Mississauga. The cities of Brampton and Hamilton are located relatively close, the same goes for the world famous Niagara Falls. The airport is easily accessible by car via the surrounding highways.

How many terminals does Toronto Pearson Airport have?

The airport has two terminals, known as Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Terminal 2 doesn’t exist anymore. T1 is used by Air Canada and Star Alliance partners. T3 handles all flights of members of the SkyTeam and Oneworld alliances, as well as Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines and WestJet. The free train Terminal Link connects terminals T1 and T3. The APM automated people mover runs every 4 to 8 minutes between Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Viscount Station, the location of several parking facilities and Alt Hotel Toronto Airport. Toronto Pearson Airport Terminal 1 is one of the largest airport terminals in the world.

Airport Map


Transportation

Car

The distance from Toronto Pearson Airport to the centre of Toronto is 28 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Toronto.

From YYZ Airport to Toronto City centre by Car
28 km
35 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Toronto Pearson Airport by public transport. Visit the Toronto Pearson Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Toronto Pearson Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Toronto is about CA$ 60.-. Book your taxi at Toronto Pearson Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From YYZ Airport to Toronto City centre by Taxi
28 km
30 min
CA$ 60.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Toronto Pearson Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Alamo (Enterprise Holdings) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Toronto Pearson Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Toronto Pearson Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Toronto Pearson Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Toronto Pearson Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Toronto Pearson Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Toronto Pearson Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Air Canada
  • Air Transat
  • Sunwing Airlines
  • WestJet
  • American Airlines

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Toronto Pearson Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

luxury

Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport, Mississauga

Conveniently situated inside Pearson International Airport, this Mississauga hotel is directly connected to Terminal 3 and just a short ride on the Airport Link Train to Terminal 1.

business

Alt Hotel Toronto Airport, Mississauga

This Toronto area eco-friendly hotel is just 2 km from the Toronto Pearson Airport via a direct, free train. The bright and modern rooms feature a flat-screen cable TV. A lobby bar and pool table are available.

budget

Quality Inn Toronto Airport, Mississauga

Providing complimentary airport shuttle service to Toronto's Pearson International Airport and offering easy access to the downtown area, this Toronto hotel features a free daily breakfast and free wireless internet.

Hotels in Toronto

Looking for the best hotels in Toronto? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

One King West Hotel and Residence, Toronto

Built in 1914, this downtown Toronto hotel blends historic charm and elegance with modern conveniences. St. Lawrence Market and the Hockey Hall of Fame are less than 10 minutes' walk away.

family

Hilton Toronto, Toronto

Located within 5 minutes' walk of Osgoode Station, this downtown Toronto hotel features 3 restaurants, an indoor and outdoor pool and state-of-the-art gym. Free WiFi is available in many room types.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Toronto Pearson Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

Toronto: Pearson Airport (YYZ) Plaza Premium Lounge Access

Relax and refresh before your departure or in-between flights in the comfort of a Plaza Premium Lounge at YYZ Airport.

Activity

Toronto: Harbor and Islands Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy a short cruise in the Toronto Harbour to enjoy views of the Toronto skyline and visit the Toronto Islands. This tour features live narration designed to entertain and inform as you explore the region.

Tour & transport

Toronto: Niagara Falls Day Tour with Niagara-on-the-Lake

Enjoy a day tour to Niagara Falls from Toronto. Stopover in Niagara-on-the-Lake and view attractions such as the Floral Clock and Whirlpool Rapids with up to 3 hours of free time at the falls.

Reviews

  9 reviews

Have you visited Toronto Pearson Airport lately? So far, 9 airport passengers have written an airport review about Toronto Pearson Airport. This airport has an average score of 1 out of 5. Provide other airport travellers with essential airport information and tell us about your airport experience.

Latest airport reviews

Jason
2 months ago
★☆☆☆☆

Unbelievably horrible airport, never had a worse experience. People running all over the place trying to make connections because the security and USA customs were disorganized and poorly run. Only to find when they get to the gate they missed the flight. Just unbelievable.

Virginia Briggs
4 months ago
★☆☆☆☆

This airport has been getting worse and worse. It's become common practice to hold passengers on planes for hours after landing. There is no organization or enough staff and the staff that are "working", don't look like they're doing much. After waiting 3hrs to deplane, we got inside to find staff just standing around, directing no one! WTF Pearson, get your shit together!

Paul
4 months ago
★☆☆☆☆

Horrible experience. Arrived April 15, only allowing 50 people off the flight at a time. Customs hall was total chaos, overcrowded, long line ups, no direction or assistance to help people with connecting flights. Looks like staff are overwhelmed and overworked. Worst airport i have expierenceed and i have been to many .

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