Toronto Pearson Airport
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.
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.
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
It is possible to travel to and from Toronto Pearson Airport by public transport. Visit the Toronto Pearson Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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
- American Airlines
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Things to do
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