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Toronto Airport (YYZ):
Ontario's Gateway to the World!

Toronto Airport, or more correctly Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport, is also the major Ontario international airport, providing links with all the world's major destinations and a few that aren't so major too.

Pearson International is Canada's busiest airport too and the major hub for eastern Canada (Vancouver is the western Canada hub and gateway to and from the Pacific Region).

The airport is about an hour out of Toronto to the north-west and has good coach and taxi links to the downtown core. 

There's also plenty of parking for people coming to pick up visitors so there's no excuse for the lines of cars that wait on the access roads to save a few dollars.

Pearson has three terminals, each serving different areas of the world.

Terminal One is Air Canada's home base for overseas international flights.

Terminal Two is Air Canada's domestic and over the border to the US flights (United Airlines flies from here too)

Terminal Three serves major foreign airlines such as British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and American Airlines, as well as charter operators, such as Air Transat.

Toronto Airport -- Getting There

Toronto Airport, Lester B. Pearson International

The airport is well-served by major highways, as you'd expect.

If you're planning to drive to it, or rent a car when you arrive at it, Hwy 409 takes you directly to or from the airport to Ontario's main east-west highway, the 401.

Alternatively, the 409 will take you to Hwy 427 and the north. See our Getting About page for a description of Ontario's classes of roads.

Other Amenities

The airport has plenty of short and long stay parking, if you're planning a trip from Toronto to another part of this beautiful province or even flying out of this beautiful province -- to Grand Cayman maybe or Destin, Florida perhaps, this is the airport to go from.

Pearson's terminals have shopping and restaurants for those last minute gifts you forgot to buy or for that last taste of Canadian beer, wine or that Maple Syrup you can't resist.

And if you're flying in, you'll find all the major global car rental companies have desks in the terminals for a quick pick-up to get you on your way.

Pearson International is also well-served with hotels, here on our Airport Hotels page are just some of them. I've provided links so you can book your room while you're here on the site.

Toronto's other airport is the Toronto Island Airport, also known as Billy Bishop Airport, which also has international flights to and from the US. The only major carrier operating from there is Porter Airlines and they connect with Canadian and US cities, such as Ottawa and Boston.

For the latest information, visit Pearson airport's website.

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