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9028 Km
11 hour 10 min
Borg El Arab Airport

Transportation to Toronto Airport from the City Center

Billy Bishop - Toronto Island Airport

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is located on the Toronto Islands in Toronto. The airport is a small international airport that doesn’t handle as many passengers as Toronto Pearson International Airport, nor is it as large, yet it is an important airport for the country. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is used for general aviation and regional services operated by turboprop planes. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is in very close proximity to downtown Toronto, therefore accessing the airport from the city center is quite easy.


A very interesting aspect of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is that it is accessible on foot, by a pedestrian tunnel that connects the mainland to the airport. The pedestrian tunnel opened in 2015 and provides direct access to the airport’s check-in area. The tunnel is accessible from the mainland pavilion, east of the airport’s ferry terminal. The total time to walk the distance from the mainland to the airport using the tunnel takes about 6 minutes.


The airport is also accessible by ferry. Since the distance between the mainland and the airport is so close these ferries operate on the world’s shortest ferry route. The ferry departs from Bathurst Street ( the Bathurst Station is also located close by) and runs every 15 minutes. The ferry is free for pedestrians and $11 for vehicles.


Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is also accessible by car using the ferry. Visitors can rent a car in the city center and drive to the airport. Rental car companies are located on the mainland and on the island so to find out the drop off location contact the rental car company you used in advance. The airport also features short-term or long-term parking options for those who want to drive their own car.


Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is also accessible by tram. The tram from the city center provides transportation close to the airport’s ferry terminal, a short walk away. You can take tram lines 511 Bathurst and 509 Harbourfront.

Airport Information

Located on the Toronto Islands, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is also known as Toronto Island Airport. It is a small airport operating general aviation and regional flights for airlines that use turboprop planes. The airport is in very close proximity to the city center, making it very easily accessible. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport features a unique way to get to and from the airport, a pedestrian tunnel that was opened in 2015. The airport is equipped with basic services to meet passengers’ pre-flight and post- flight needs such as free Wi-Fi, a lost and found, free baggage carts, currency exchange services, lounges, restaurants, cafes, bars and duty free stores.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

John C. Munro Hamilton Intl. Airport

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, also known as Hamilton International is located in Mount Hope 64 km from downtown Toronto. Hamilton Airport is considered an alternative airport that acts as a reliever for Toronto Pearson International Airport. The airport is accessible using GO Transit buses that depart from Union Station. Renting a car is another viable option to get from downtown Toronto to Hamilton International. Due to the airport’s distance from the city center, taking a taxi would not be the best transportation alternative.

Airport Information

John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport is located in Mount Hope, about 60 km from downtown Toronto. While there are public transportation alternatives available between Hamilton International and downtown Toronto, it is an important airport more so for the greater Hamilton area. Hamilton International features a variety of passenger services to ensure their pre-flight and post-flight needs are met. Basic services offered at Hamilton International include free Wi-Fi, free baggage carts, a lost and found, car rental services, and ATMs. The airport also contains duty free shops where you can find reasonably priced items as well as restaurants, bars, and cafes where you can enjoy a bite to eat or something to drink, such as Tim Hortons and J&A’s Bar. There is also a museum located right next to the terminal building. The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum offers free admission to passengers with a same day boarding pass.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Lester B. Pearson Intl. - Toronto Pearson Intl. Airport

Toronto Pearson International Airport is actually located outside of the Toronto city limits. The airport is located 22.5 km from downtown Toronto. This international airport is located in Mississauga with a portion of it extending into the Etobicoke district. Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s biggest and busiest airport. The airport is directly accessible by train, shuttles, taxis, and rental cars.


Taking the train from downtown Toronto to Toronto Pearson International Airport is a very convenient transportation alternative. There is a train line that runs directly from Union Station to Toronto Pearson International Airport. The train from downtown to the airport takes about 25 minutes and trains run every 15 minutes. However, this train line to the airport is more expensive than other public transportation alternatives. The UP Express (Union Pearson Express) stops at the Toronto Pearson Terminal 1 Station.


GO Transit is a bus service that provides transportation from North York, Hamilton, Oakville, and Mississauga to Toronto Pearson International Airport. GO bus routes run hourly every day of the week and every 30 minutes during rush hour on weekdays. The GO bus terminals and routes you can take to get to Toronto Pearson International Airport vary depending on your location. For more detailed information please visit GO Transit’s website.

The 192 Airport Rocket, operated by the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) also provides direct access to Toronto Pearson International Airport at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. This express service provides transportation between Kipling Station (Bloor-Danforth Subway Line) and Toronto Pearson International Airport. This bus operates every day of the week and runs every 10 minutes. This express service takes about 25 minutes to get to the airport. The TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) also operates other bus routes that provide direct access from various stations to Toronto Pearson International Airport but make other stops along the way. These buses take between 55 minutes to over an hour. For more detailed information on bus routes and stations please visit Toronto Pearson International Airport’s website.


The fastest and most practical means of public transportation in the city is the metro. The metro provides access to central locations in the city. The metro runs every 2-5 minutes and contains 4 separate lines. The first stop on the Bloor-Danforth line, heading west, is the Kipling Station. The 192 Airport Rocket bus route, operated by the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission), departs from Kipling Station. Kipling Station is easily accessible from any metro station in the city.

Trains on Metro Line 1 (the yellow line), the Yonge-University Line run a U-shaped route. The north-south line operates between Yonge Street, Finch Avenue East, Union Station, Allen Road, and Sheppard Avenue West. From the Bloor-Yonge, St. George, and Spadina stations travelers can transfer to the Sheppard-Yonge Station on Metro Line 2.

Trains on Metro Line 2 (the green line), the Bloor-Danforth Line travel between Bloor Street West, Bloor Street East and Danforth Avenue in the east-west direction. Travelers can transfer to Metro Line 1 from the Bloor-Yonge, St George and Spadina stations and to Metro Line 3 from the Kennedy station.

Metro Line 3 (the blue line), the Scarborough Line travels between Eglinton Avenue East and Kennedy Road stations. Travelers can transfer to Metro Line 2 from Kennedy Station.

Metro Line 4 (the purple line) the Sheppard Line travels in the direction of Sheppard Avenue East. Travelers can transfer to Metro Line 1 from the Sheppard-Yonge station.


The tram is the second most widely used means of public transportation in Toronto, after the metro. The tram provides a practical way to access places that the metro cannot access. The tram also acts as a support system in between metro lines. To access Toronto Pearson International Airport you have to first get to Kipling Metro Station from your location in the city. To get to this station, which is the first stop on Metro Line 2, you can take line 504 or 505 to West Station or Broadview, line 511 to Bathurst Station, line 510 to Spadina Station, or line 506 to Main Street Station and then travel to Kipling Station.


Taxis are a convenient and comfortable transportation alternative to get to Toronto Pearson International Airport from the city center. Taxis provide a safe and comfortable ride to the airport however they are an expensive method of transportation. Taxis are equipped with credit card technology so passengers can pay using cash or credit. Taxis are easily accessible in the city; you could also have the hotel you are staying at help arrange a taxi for you.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport and get around the city during your trip. However, parking in the city can be problematic so keep that in mind if you plan on visiting the city center before heading to the airport. There are many rental car companies located in the city that you can choose from.  

Airport Information

Located 22.5 km from the city center, Toronto Pearson International Airport is Canada’s biggest and busiest airport. The airport handled over 41 million passengers in 2015 and operates passenger services out of two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Toronto Pearson International Airport features services and amenities that are aimed at providing passengers with a wonderful travel experience. The airport features basic passenger services such as a lost and found, free Wi-Fi, health services, lounges, restaurants, and stores as well as interesting aspects such as a permanent art collection, changing exhibition spaces, and a prehistoric dinosaur installation.

The airport features various spa services where passengers who have time before or after their flight can relax and get pampered. Passengers can relax and enjoy themselves at :10 Minute Manicure, BeRelax, Jo Malone, or Aveda.   

There are various restaurants, cafes, and bars located at the airport that offer a rich range of cuisines. Places where you can enjoy a bite to eat or something to drink include Caplansky’s Deli, Twist by celebrity chef Roger Mooking, The Hearth by Lynn Crawford, LEE Kitchen by Susur Lee, Boccone Trattoria by Massimo Capra, Camden Food Co., Subway, and A&W.

If you want to go shopping for technological products Boutique iStore and The Source feature products by brands like Apple, Sony, and Blackberry. If you want to go shopping for products such as books, magazines, snacks, or travel accessories then head to Watermark. The airport also contains high-end brands such as Burberry, Gucci, Swarovski, Longchamp, Victoria’s Secret, Omega, Rado and many Duty Free shops.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Transportation to Alexandria City Center from Airport

Borg El Arab Airport

It cannot be said that there are many alternatives to get to Alexandria city center from Borg El Arab International Airport. The means of transportation mostly preferred by passengers is taxi. You can also get to the city center easily with the car you can rent from one of the car rental companies located at the airport. In addition, some hotels offer private shuttle service for their guests.


You can see many taxis waiting in front of Borg El Arab International Airport terminal building. Since the distance is not short, taxi is not an affordable means of transportation for this travel. However, it is possible to agree on a reasonable fare by bargaining. You should specify your destination and agree on the fare before your travel, and make sure to pay the fare after reaching your destination. Getting to the city center by taxi takes about 1 hour under normal traffic conditions.

Hotel Shuttle

Some hotels in Alexandria offer airport shuttle service for their guests. You should get in contact with your hotel in advance whether they provide this service or not. If they do, you should learn the amount you need to pay and make a reservation in advance. This service may be more expensive compared to taxi but it is much safer. Your vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport and you can comfortably get to the city center thanks to this service.

Car Rental

If you want to rent a car and have a comfortable travel, you can agree with one of the car rental companies found at the airport. You shouldn’t forget that you must have an international driver's license. If the car you rented has any damage, you must keep a written record during renting.

You should also be careful about the traffic density in Alexandria and the drivers who don’t pay much attention to the traffic rules. After leaving the airport, turn left to North Coast Road, connect to Mehwar Al-Ta’ameir that you will see on the right and drive straight until you reach the city center. This travel lasts about 50 minutes.

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

El Nouzha Airport

El Nouzha Airport is only seven kilometers away from Alexandria city center. It is thus very easy to reach the city center from the airport. You can also get information about transfer services by calling your hotel in advance. You can also get to Alexandria from El Nouzha Airport by taxi.


You can use taxis to reach Alexandria city center, which is seven kilometers from El Nouzha Airport, which is closed since 2010, but still active, quickly and practically. The fare required for this taxi journey is approximately 26-32 Egyptian pounds.

Last Updated: 09 Aug 2017

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Which airports can I use for Toronto-Alexandria flights?

For Toronto-Alexandria flights, you can use Municipal - Toronto Municipal Airport, Billy Bishop - Toronto Island Airport, John C. Munro Hamilton Intl. Airport, Lester B. Pearson Intl. - Toronto Pearson Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Borg El Arab Airport, El Nouzha Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Toronto-Alexandria and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Toronto-Alexandria is 9028 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 11 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Toronto-Alexandria flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Toronto-Alexandria flights is Thursday.

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