CCC 2018 October 20 - 23, 2018 - Toronto, ON
When You Arrive
Welcome to metropolitan Toronto, Ontario!
Toronto Billy Bishop City Airport
Travelling between the Toronto Billy Bishop City Airport (YTZ) and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) or a CCC host hotel is quick and easy.
Complimentary shuttle buses are available outside Billy Bishop Airport’s mainland pavilion and downtown across from Union Station on the east side of York Street. Available on weekdays, weekends and holidays, with enhanced non-stop shuttle service during peak hours, the trip to and from Billy Bishop Airport takes around 15 minutes depending on traffic. The shuttles are equipped with free on-board Wi-Fi and a live shuttle tracking app.
Billy Bishop Airport opened a pedestrian tunnel that connects Toronto’s mainland to the island, providing quick, reliable and easy access to the airport.
Shuttle Schedule - Weekdays* The first shuttle departs from York Street at approximately 05:00 The last shuttle departs the mainland ferry terminal at 12:07
Shuttle Schedule - Saturdays* The first shuttle departs from York Street at 05:00 The last shuttle departs the mainland ferry terminal at 20:45
Shuttle Schedule - Sundays* The first shuttle departs from York Street at 05:30 The last shuttle departs the mainland ferry terminal at 12:07
*These times are all approximate and subject to change. Times may vary due to traffic and road conditions.
Travel time between the airport and the MTCC, or a CCC host hotel, is approximately six minutes, with an average cost of $7-$9.
Toronto Pearson International Airport
There are several options for ground travel between the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and the MTCC or your hotel, including taxi, public transit and car rental.
Travel time between the airport and downtown Toronto is approximately 30 minutes, and the average fare cost is $30-$40. During rush-hour (07:00 – 09:00 and 15:00 – 18:00) the rate and travel times can be slightly higher (45 minutes and approximately $45-$55).
Taxi and Limousine Pick-Up Locations
- Terminal 1, Arrivals Level
- Taxicabs: Door D
- Limousines: Door C
- Terminal 3, Arrivals Level
- Taxicabs: Door D, E & F
- Limousines: Door F
Transit – Union Pearson Express (UP Express)
Union Pearson Express is a dedicated air-rail link that speeds travelers from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto. UP Express leaves every 15 minutes from the airport and downtown Toronto. It offers free Wi-Fi on trains and in station, convenient charging stations for devices, airline check-in kiosks where you can print boarding passes and luggage tags, and up-to-the minute flight information.
- Airport to Union Station: First Train - 05:27; Last Train - 12:57
- Union Station to Airport: First Train – 04:55; Last Train – 01:00
You can purchase tickets from:
- The ticket vending machines at Toronto Pearson and at Weston, Bloor and Union stations
- The Customer service counter at Toronto Pearson in Terminal 1, Arrivals Level.
- Onboard the train during your journey.
- Use your PRESTO pass for great reduced fare options.
A one-way trip from the airport to downtown Toronto takes only 25 minutes. Visit UP Express before October 20, 2018 and use promo code CCC2018 to get your 25% discount on adult return tickets (round-trip) from Pearson Station to Union Station ($18.50 CAD).
Disembark at the Union Station. The Fairmont Royal York and Intercontinental Toronto, and are each approximately a five to eight-minute walk from the station, while the Hilton Toronto is a 10-15-minute walk, but only a five-minute taxi, and the average cost is $7-$9.
There are several options to go between the Toronto Union Station and the MTCC or your hotel, including taxi, transit and car rental.
Travel time between the train station and downtown Toronto is approximately three minutes, and the average cost is $6-$8. During rush-hour (07:00 – 09:00 and 15:00 – 18:00) the rate and travel times can be slightly higher.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
The 2018 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building.
The convention centre has 1,700 indoor parking spots located conveniently on-site. Toronto has plenty of choices available for alternate parking, accommodations, restaurants, and attractions.
View MTCC’s map page to see locations and directions to the North and South parking facilities, as well as alternate parking lots close by.
Upon entry to the garage, the options are:
- Press the flashing button to get a ticket OR
- Use your “tap” credit card to “tap in” (no ticket needed)
MTCC Parking Rates
Below Rates includes 13% Tax
|Each Day of the Week (7am – 7pm)||Evenings (5pm – 7am)|
|1/2 hr or less: $5.00||1/2 hr or less: $5.00|
|1/2 hr to 1 hr: $10.00||1/2 hr to 1 hr: $10.00|
|1 hr to 1.5 hrs: $15.00||1 hr to 1.5 hrs: $15.00|
|1.5 hrs to 2 hrs: $20.00||1.5 hrs to 2 hrs: $20.00|
|2 hrs to 2.5 hrs: $25.00||2 hrs to 2.5 hrs: $25.00|
|2.5 hrs to 3.0 hrs: $27.00||2.5 hrs to 3.0 hrs: $27.00|
|Day Maximum (over 2.5 hrs): $27.00||Evening Maximum (over 2.5 hrs): $27.00|
|Day Maximum + 1/2 hr: $32.00||Evening Maximum + 1/2 hr: $32.00|
|24 hr Maximum: $32.00|
Fairmont Royal York
Valet Parking is available at the east doors of the hotel, off Front Street. In-and-out privileges are included. Valet parking will be charged to your room account unless otherwise specified. Please refer to below parking rates for more information.
Overnight rate for Registered Guests: $59
- Day Parking up to three hours: $13 per hour
- Event Parking: $42
Please keep in mind the pricing at the parking garage (79/66 Wellington St.) is NOT controlled by Fairmont Royal York and pricing is subject to change without notice.
Click here for map and directions to additional parking.
For assistance with directions, please call the Royal Service agents at 416-368-2511.
Ideally situated in Toronto's downtown core, InterContinental Toronto Centre is located on Front St. at the corner of Lower Simcoe. Intercontinental Toronto offers on-site parking.
Valet parking at InterContinental Toronto Centre is available at a rate of $49 (CAD) for 24 hours, with in and out privileges. You may also pay by the hour at a rate of $15 (CAD) for shorter stays. Complimentary valet parking is included with some meeting packages and spa services, so please inquire ahead of time.
For more information, please contact 416-597-1400.
The parking lot is independently operated.
- Self-parking: $70.00
- Valet parking: $45.00
- In/Out Privileges: Available
More information available here.