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McMaster University is located in the beautiful west-end of the City of Hamilton. Situated at the foot of the Niagara Escarpment, Hamilton is also less than an hour trip by bus, train, or car to Toronto, and boasts world-class conservation areas, cycling routes, and the largest number of water falls of any city in North America. WIEN2k Logo


How to get to McMaster:

Once you’ve arrived, there are lots of options to get you to your final destination.

Bus: Services from Pearson Airport, Toronto to Hamilton Go Station
Direction of Travel: Hamilton/Toronto Express Bus / Westbound to Hamilton

Pearson Airport to Union Station Express Train
Union Pearson Express speeds you from the airport to downtown Toronto in just 25 minutes, with trains departing every 15 minutes, 19 ½ hours a day to Union Station.

  Union Station to Hamilton/McMaster University Station
Direction of Travel:
Lakeshore West / Westbound towards Hamilton
Some afternoon trains stop at Aldershot Station. A connetion by bus to Downtown Hamilton or McMaster University Terminal needs to be done.

Whether you’re planning to explore Ontario or simply have a meeting to attend, you can pick up and drop off a vehicle at any of the six on-site rental agencies right at Toronto Pearson.

Airways transit serves the Toronto - Hamilton Area. Information counters are located on the Ground Level of Terminal 1 and on the Arrivals Level of Terminal 3.

  • By Car
  1. Exit the airport onto Highway 427 South.
  2. Exit Highway 427 onto the QEW toward Hamilton.
  3. In Burlington, take Highway 403 to downtown Hamilton
  4. Exit Highway 403 at the Main Street West off ramp
  5. At the traffic signal turn left on to Main Street West
  6. After turning left onto Main Street West, turn immediately right on Newton Avenue. As this street crosses King Street it becomes Sterling Street. Proceed up Sterling Street onto the McMaster campus.