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Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, also known as Toronto-City Airport, is conveniently located minutes from the city’s business and tourism districts. Its proximity to major highways as well as Toronto’s Union Station makes it the perfect stop for those staying in the Greater Toronto Area or travelling beyond.

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Getting to the terminal

There are two options to get to the Toronto-City Airport from the passenger drop-off zone at the foot of Bathurst Street. You can choose to walk or use the moving walkways through the underground pedestrian tunnel or hop on the 90-second ferry ride, running every 15 minutes across Toronto’s inner harbour, and enjoy stunning views of the city skyline.

You can bring your car on board the ferry if you wish to park on the island or pick up and drop off passengers with special needs (free with a valid Accessible Parking Permit). Learn more by visiting billybishopairport.com External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Transportation options

Driving directions

The Gardiner Expressway, connecting the major highways of the Greater Toronto Area, leads you right to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Exit off Lakeshore Boulevard and follow the signs for the airport.

Car rental

We’ve made securing car rentals at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as seamless as possible. Prebook with our partner Hertz External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines and pick up your keys after collecting your baggage upon arrival. If you are driving to the airport, you can conveniently drop off your rental car just outside the mainland entrance.

Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.

Ride service

Taxis are available from downtown Toronto and beyond. Simply ask the driver to be dropped off curbside at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

The airport also features an effective pick-up/drop-off area on the mainland, ideal for ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft.

Shuttle service

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport offers a comfortable and complimentary shuttle service between Toronto Union station and the mainland terminal, approximately every 15 minutes. The shuttle pick-up and drop-off location downtown is by the west entrance of the Royal York Hotel on York Street.

Access theToronto-City Airport Shuttle Bus Tracker External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Transit

All roads and rails lead to Porter. Located at the base of Bathurst Street, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is easily accessible by streetcar (the 511 streetcar via Bathurst subway station and the 509 streetcar via Union Station).

You can also take the subway across the TTC External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines network, ride GO Transit External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines train to and from the Greater Toronto Area, hop on the UP Express from Toronto Pearson airport in 25 minutes or less or walk the underground PATH.

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Parking

Parking options are available at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, whether you prefer to park your car just outside the terminal on the island or on the mainland. For competitive rates, visit our Parking at Billy Bishop Airport page and pre-book your spot.

Amenities

With only one airport terminal, get from security to your gate in no time. If you are feeling peckish, grab a coffee and a quick snack before security on the lower level of the terminal or enjoy a meal and a wider selection of drinks and pastries in the lounge. A duty-free shop is also available for passengers flying to the U.S. As a reminder, the airport closes at 11 PM daily.

Connections

Catching a connecting flight at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport has never been easier. There are no terminal changes so you can be on your way as soon as you land. For more information on domestic and international connections, visit our Connecting Flights page.

For connecting flights with our partner airlines or Porter flights operating out of Toronto Pearson International Airport, the UP Express will get you straight from Union station to Toronto-Pearson Airport in just 25 minutes. For a swift transit, ride the free shuttle to Union station from Toronto-City Airport. When getting off at Toronto-Pearson Airport, catch the free Airport Link train from Terminal 1 to Terminal 3, where you can proceed through security and to your gate. For ticket fares and schedules, visit upexpress.com External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Lester B. Pearson International Airport, also referred to as Toronto-Pearson Airport, is located in Mississauga, the second-largest city in the Greater Toronto Area. It is the main airport in southern Ontario and your ‘passport’ to destinations across the world. Porter, along with its airline partners, operates out of Terminal 3.

Toronto Pearson International Airport Terminal 3

Transportation options

Driving directions

Toronto-Pearson Airport is centrally located amongst the major highways in the Toronto area. Follow the airport signs and exit off Highways 427 or 409 to Terminal 3, depending on where you are driving from.

Car rental

Picking up a rental car? Browse and find competitive rates using Toronto-Pearson airport’s car rental search tool External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines. When picking up your rental car, head down to Level 1 of Terminal 3.

Ride service

Taxis, limos and ride shares using apps such as Uber and Lyft can be requested to and from Toronto-Pearson Airport. Porter operates out of Terminal 3 and passenger pick up is available curbside at doors D, E and F. Rideshare users can find the designated pick-up spot on the outer curb at door D.

Hotel shuttles

Exploring the Golden Horseshoe and staying in a nearby hotel? Your hotel may offer a free shuttle service to and from the airport. Access hotel shuttles upon exiting Terminal 3 Arrivals at doors A and G. For more information, contact your hotel or visit Toronto-Pearson’s website External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Local transit

Toronto Pearson Airport is conveniently served by regional transit lines to get passengers to and from Toronto and its suburbs. To plan your trip, use Toronto-Pearson airport’s trip planner External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Quickest way to get to Toronto? Catch the UP Express train straight to Toronto Union Station. Stops at Weston GO and Bloor GO stations are available if you are connecting to other train lines or to the subway line.

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Parking

Toronto Pearson Airport boasts a plethora of parking options to suit your needs, from daily parking lots right next to its terminals to lots designated for longer stays and even an off-site lot connected to the airport by the Airport Link train. View your options and pre-book your parking spot at Toronto-Pearson External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Connections & airline partners

Connecting to a flight at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport? Catch views of the city on board the UP Express to Union Station. The UP Express train station at Toronto-Pearson Airport is located next to Terminal 1, which is accessible from Terminal 3 via the free Airport Link train. For ticket fares and schedules, visit upexpress.com External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

If your itinerary involves a connecting flight with one of our partner airlines or a Porter flight at Toronto-Pearson Airport, follow the signs for connecting flights within Terminal 3. Our partner airlines operate out of the same terminal as us.

Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport (YOW)

Canada’s capital city airport, Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, is located a mere 10 km away from Ottawa’s city centre. As Porter’s newest hub, the Ottawa airport connects you to North America and beyond or can be your final destination to explore the capital city of Canada.

Transportation options

Driving directions

The Ottawa airport is accessible by car from the Trans-Canada highway or if you are traveling locally, via Hunt Club road or Bank street. Follow the airport signs to Airport parkway and access the airport parking lots or passenger drop-off zones. Airline check-in and baggage drop-off is located on Level 3.

Car rental

Renting a car? Find competitive rates External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines from one of the car rental companies at the Ottawa airport. To pick up your rental car or for assistance, head down to Level 1.

Ride service

Hotel shuttles, taxis and ride shares using apps such as Uber and Lyft can be requested to and from the Ottawa airport and passenger pick up is available curbside on Level 1. Avoid the hassle of searching for your ride and find out your designated pick up location here External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines.

Local transit

OC Transpo offers an economical and frequent bus service, connecting the airport with the Ottawa region. To plan your trip or for fare information, visit the OC Transpo website External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines. Bus fares can be purchased from the ticket machine situated on Level 1; cash or Presto cards are also accepted onboard the bus. Head over to pillar 13-16, hop on the 97 bus and explore the capital city.

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Parking

Wondering where to park your car before your big adventure? The Ottawa airport offers parking options, with deals for short and long term parking alike. A cell phone parking lot, located less than a minute drive from the passenger pick-up zone, is also available. Review parking rates External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines or pre-book your parking spot today! External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines

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Flying beyond Ottawa? East meets West with Porter, and our new hub is just the place to get you from the mountains to the sea

The Ottawa airport has been designed to make your travels seamless. With a modern, compact layout and no terminal changes, catching a connecting flight has never been easier. Review the connecting flight procedures by destination by visiting Ottawa International Airport’s Traveling to YOW External site which may not meet accessibility guidelines page.

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