If you are arriving at Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto, you can take the go bus/train, taxi, shuttle service, or rent a car.  Some helpful information is given [here].

via GO Transit (BUS/TRAIN)

You can use the Go-Transit planner [here].  Select “Toronto Pearson International Airport, MISSISSAUGA (Transportation)” as your starting/ending location.  Select “McMaster University” as your ending/starting location.

via shuttle

Book a shuttle directly to McMaster on Airways Transit. (About $110.00 for 2 people one way)


If you are arriving at John C. Munroe International Airport (YMH) in Hamilton, you can take a bus, taxi, or rent a car.  Some helpful information is given [here].

via taxi

A taxi from the airport to McMaster University or downtown should cost about $40 – $45.  Hamilton Cab has a fare calculator [here].

via HSR (bus)

You can use the HSR bus-planner [here] with first stop as “John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport”.


If you are driving, you can get turn-by-turn directions from:

Lester B Pearson Airport (YYZ) to McMaster University

Hamilton International Airport (YHM) to McMaster University

Your Location to McMaster University


Campus Maps:

This campus map with notes shows buildings and parking areas relevant to your stay.

Another campus map showing driving and walking directions around and through campus.  This one will help you drive to the Commons building where you will register with Conference Services and collect your room key.  If you need parking, ask them which parking lot to use.  This map also shows the walking path from residences to the Psychology Building (about a 15 minute walk).

  • Please note:
    • If you are staying in residences, please park in the lots near residences.  You will receive an in/out pass which allows you to leave and re-enter the lot whenever you like.
    • If you are NOT staying in residences and are coming only for the day, please part in Lot I and save you entry ticket.  We will give you a parking pass.  You will need your entry ticket AND the pass to exit Lot I.