July 31, 2023 to August 4, 2023
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
America/Toronto timezone

Ground Transportation to Perimeter

If you are an invited speaker to this event, Perimeter Institute staff will contact you to coordinate ground transportation arrangements.

Airport transportation: Most attendees will be arriving at Pearson International Airport. To facilitate coordinating your airport transportation with others, please take advantage of this sign-up sheet. Tab 1 is for arrivals, and tab 2 is for departures.


Note that we’re counting on you to self-organize; the organizers will not monitor or coordinate the sign-up sheet.

The trip from Pearson to Waterloo is approximately 1 hr. The best options are Uber (book in advance or on arrival), Waterloo Taxi (you must book in advance here https://waterlootaxi.ca/), and Airways Transit (shuttle service - book in advance or on arrival).

Detailed ground transportation information is below:

If flying, we suggest that you book your flight to arrive at Toronto's Pearson International Airport (YYZ) or the Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

Uber is convenient for airport transportation.

Airways Transit (estimated travel time 1hr) Airways Transit connects Toronto (Pearson), Hamilton (Munro), and Region of Waterloo International Airports with the Kitchener-Waterloo area by providing 24-hour shared ride door-to-door service. To make reservations online, please visit their website or contact them by phone 24 hours: 519-886-2121.

https://www.poparide.com/ is a free city to city carpool app.

GO transit may have bus/train options depending on your arrival date and time (2+hr travel time).

Boulevard Limousine (estimated travel time 1hr). To make reservations, please visit their website or call 519-886-8090.

City Cabs (estimated travel time 1hr) Kitchener-Waterloo to Toronto International Airport.  Call 519-747-7777

Car Rentals Upon arrival at any of the terminals at Pearson International Airport, there are a number of car rental agencies to choose from. Their booths are located on the arrivals level. The cost of a car rental depends on the type of vehicle you would like and the length of the stay. 

Please note that parking is extremely limited at Perimeter Institute, and you must have a parking permit to park in the lot long term.