Arrival in Canada

international student in the airport

1. Airline Requirements and Airport Safety

Please review the Toronto Pearson Airport What to expect page before your flight.

If you are travelling by air, check your airline requirements before your flight. 


2. Transportation from the Pearson Airport to Hamilton


The following are options for transportation:

  • Mohawk College partners with Airways Transit to get you to/from Toronto Pearson International Airport and your local area destination (approximate travel time is one hour and fifteen minutes). Please go to Airways Transit Mohawk (opens new window) to make a reservation for your airport shuttle (note: there is a fee for this service.) Once you have completed and submitted the reservation online, you will receive an email from Airways Transit with your confirmation and further details. If you are travelling together with 2 or more passengers on the same reservation (one pickup/ drop off address), you will receive a group fare which will be adjusted upon receiving your confirmation. Visit Fare Calculator (opens new window) to view group fare pricing. Online reservations must be booked using a credit card number and will be billed the day before travel. If you do not have access to a credit card and would like to inquire about other options, please call Airways Transit directly at 905-689-4460.
  • Taxi Services: Hamilton Cab: 905-777-7777   Blue Line Taxi: 905-525-2583 or 905-525-BLUE. See the Pearson Airport webpage for a list of other taxi options.

  • UBER or LYFT Service: Download the Uber app

  • Long Distance Bus Service: The “Go Bus” travels from the airport to the Hamilton Go Centre downtown Hamilton. Note: there is a fee for this service. Find departure times at the Go Transit webpage on the Pearson Airport website. For longer routes (out of province, etc.) visit the Greyhound bus service website.

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