- $50 (approx.), 35 minutes by taxi to the conference site or hotel
- $3.25, 45 minutes by public transportation (TTC)
- $20 (approx.), 20 minutes by taxi to the conference site or hotel
- $3.25, 8 minutes by subway (TTC) northbound from Union Station to Museum or St. George Station. There is a free shuttle bus from YTZ to Union Station.
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) – Toronto’s public transportation system consisting of bus, streetcar, and subway routes.
- TTC Trip Planner
- Fares (if you are going to be utilizing the TTC several times during one day, consider purchasing a day pass)
Toronto Coach Terminal – All intercity bus services (Greyhound, Megabus, etc.) terminate here, just north of the intersection of Dundas and Bay Streets. The terminal is located fairly close to campus.
- $10 (approx.), 5 minutes by taxi to the conference site or hotel
- $3.25, 5 minutes by subway (TTC) northbound from St. Patrick Station (located about 400 metres west of the terminal) to Museum or St. George Station
- approx. 20 minutes to walk
Union Station – All train services (Amtrak: Maple Leaf, Via Rail, and Go Train) terminate at Union Station.
- $15 (approx.), 15 minutes by taxi to the conference site or hotel
- $3.25, 8 minutes by subway (TTC) northbound on the University/Spadina Line from Union Station to Museum or St. George Station
For our conference speakers, the Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor-Yorkville is ideally situated to public transportation (a one-minute walk from St. George subway station) and the Department of Classics (a five-minute walk).
Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor-Yorkville
280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1V8 Canada
Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, is a major Canadian city along Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore. It’s a dynamic metropolis with a core of soaring skyscrapers, all dwarfed by the iconic CN Tower. Toronto also has many green spaces, from the orderly oval of Queen’s Park to 400-acre High Park and its trails, sports facilities and zoo. The University’s beautiful St. George campus is situated in the heart of Toronto and is itself a popular tourist destination to explore. Free campus walking tours are offered Monday through Friday, twice daily, and once on Saturdays.
- Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
- Gardiner Museum
- Bata Shoe Museum
- Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
- Aga Khan Museum
Popular Tourist Attractions:
- CN Tower
- Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
- Hockey Hall of Fame
- St. Lawrence Market
- Distillery District
- Harbourfront Centre
- Kensington Market
- West Queen West
- Allan Gardens Conservatory
For more information, maps, and guides, please go to Tourism Toronto.