The Rotman School of Management is located at 105 St. George Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
From/To The Airport
Lester B. Pearson International Airport: This airport is located approximate 20 km west of the University of Toronto.
The best way to get to the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management during is to take a taxicab, which takes approximately 25- 40 minutes depending on traffic. Taxis from the airport charge a flat rate (approximately CAD $40- $53) to the university or hotels in the area. Limos are also available. The vehicles used by airport taxi and limo companies are very similar, however, limos charge ~10% more than taxis.
Trips to the airport may be arranged in advance by calling an airport taxi company. Alternatively, you can take a regular city taxi to the airport.
All taxis and limos should accept credit cards.
Union Pearson Express
(Pearson to Bloor Station)
UP Express is North America’s first dedicated air-rail link that offers travellers a comfortable, quick ride to and from the city centre.
The UP Express Pearson Station is located in Terminal 1, directly adjacent to the Link Train service linking terminal 1 and 3. Service counter is located in the International Arrivals hall of Terminal 1.
You will take the UP Express to Bloor Station. Once you get off at Bloor Station, you will walk to Dundas West Subway Station (4 min) and take the TTC to St. George Station. *
One way and two-way fares from Pearson to Bloor Station are available and are $5.65 CAD and $11.30 CAD, respectively. You can purchase your tickets online at upexpress.com or in-station. *You will have to pay an additional $3.25 TTC fare to take the subway from Dundas West to St. George Station.
Pearson International Airport: Take the 192 Airport Rocket – Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) bus- from the airport (located in Terminal 3) to Kipling Subway station, then take the subway to St. George Station.
The fare is CAD $3.25. You will pay when you enter the bus, exact fare or a token is required; no additional fare is required for the subway. The trip takes approximately 50 minutes to an hour.
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport: This airport is located on the Toronto Island, and will be your destination if flying with Porter Airlines (if you’re not familiar with this airline, you should check them out as they offer inexpensive, convenient travel routes from cities across North America). Billy Bishop offers service to over 18 cities in Canada and the U.S, with connections to more than 80 international destinations.
Travelling from downtown Toronto to Billy Bishop is fairly easy. Its new pedestrian tunnel, connecting Toronto’s mainland to the island airport, provides passengers with a faster and more predictable way to access the airport in less than a six minute walk. The ferry ($11) is another option of travelling to Billy Bishop Airport, which leaves every 15 minutes.
The airport also has a shuttle bus to Union Station from which you take the University/Spadina subway line north to St. George Station. Taxis are also available; fares will cost approximately CAD15 to the university/hotels.
Getting Around Toronto
Subway/Bus/Streetcar is operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). Cash fares are $3.25 CAD. The closest subway station to the Rotman School of Management is St. George subway station. You can view the transit map here.
Taxis are the most convenient way to move around the city. It is safe to hail a cab on the street; plenty of cabs are available on Bloor Street and St George Street. You can also sign up for Uber, download the app to your phone, and order taxis directly from your phone.
Walking to and from your hotel is generally safe. All events are on campus or within walking distance from the conference venue.
There are few parking options around the Rotman School of Management Building. Street parking is often the quickest and easiest. There is also parking available beneath the Rotman School building, as well as plenty of bike racks. Click here for a list of all parking options and rates.