Hotel & Travel

Airport Transfers & Shuttles

RVC 2019 Hosts, Destination Ontario and Tourism Toronto, in cooperation with Union Pearson Express, are delighted to provide all Rendez-vous Canada delegates COMPLIMENTARY round-trip travel to / from Toronto International Airport (YYZ) on UP Express.

See Airport Transfers section below for more information.


Complimentary shuttles will be provided to / from select official RVC Hotels, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and select official RVC hospitality events. Schedules will be posted and printed copies available at all RVC Hotel information desks.

See Shuttles section below for complete shuttle schedules and more information.

Airport Transfers & Shuttles

Airport Transfers

  • Airport Transfers
  • Shuttles

Airport Transfers


UP Express connects Canada’s two busiest transportation hubs: Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station in downtown Toronto. UP trains depart every 15 minutes, and the journey takes just 25 minutes. The first train departs Pearson Station (airport) at 05:27 and last train at 00:57. The first train departs Union Station (downtown) at 04:55 and last train at 01:00.

PLEASE NOTE: Delegates are responsible for their own ground transportation and associated costs between the Union Station and hotel.

UP Express is more than just the promise of a fast 25 minute ride. Travellers are at the centre of everything UP does—from free Wi-Fi on trains and in stations courtesy of CIBC Bank, personal outlets to charge devices and up-to the-minute flight information.

To take advantage of complimentary travel on UP Express, please be prepared to show proof of your registration for Rendez-vous Canada. Simply board the UP Express train and present your registration confirmation email (printed or digital) or printed voucher when the Guest Services Representative conducts fare inspection. Vouchers will be emailed to all registered delegates on May 22, 2019.

Proof of registration represents a round-trip on the UP Express during RVC; this exclusive offer is valid between May 22 and June 6, 2019.

Location at airport:
From Terminal 1: Follow the “Train to City” signs & RVC 2019 signage
From Terminal 3: Take the free Terminal Link Train to Terminal 1 and follow the “Train to City” signs & RVC 2019 Signage

For more information on UP Express, visit the Toronto Pearson International Airport website.




Uber is making it easier for riders to connect to and from UP Express. This collaboration aims to expand the reach of transit in our city. Follow the Uber signs or check your app for instructions—you’ll find your driver in no time. Your driver will meet you on Station Street, down one floor from the UP Express station.

HotelAddressDistance from Union StationWalking Time
Strathcona Hotel60 York St200 meters2-3 minutes
Fairmont Royal York


100 Front Street West300 meters, located across the street from Union Station4-5 minutes
Intercontinental Toronto Centre225 Front Street West400 meters, accessible via indoor pathway4-5 minutes
Hilton Toronto145 Richmond Street West700 meters9-11 minutes
Sheraton Centre Toronto123 Queen Street West800 meters11-13 minutes
Toronto Marriott City Centre1 Blue Jays Way850 meters11-12 minutes
Westin Harbour Castle1 Harbour Square900 meters12-14 minutes



Airport licensed taxis and limos offer fair, flat rates to your destination and meet specific safety requirements. These are the only vehicles authorized to pick up fares from Toronto Pearson.

Terminal – 1
Taxis and Limousines
Doors C & D
Terminal – 3 Domestic Arrivals
Taxis and Limousines
Door B
Terminal – 3 International Arrivals
Taxis and Limousines
Door F

Taxi fare average $50-$60 to downtown depending on traffic conditions. Limousines charge a flat of $56 to $69 depending on which zone.

For more information on taxi and Limousines, visit the Toronto Pearson International Airport website.



Toronto is a very walkable city. PATH – Toronto’s Downtown Pedestrian Walkway spans more than 30 kilometres.

The Fairmont Royal York, Strathcona, InterContinental Toronto Centre and Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel are located within an easy walk of the convention centre.

Complimentary shuttles will be provided to / from select official RVC Hotels, the MTCC and select official RVC hospitality events on the following days. Schedules will be posted and printed copies available at all RVC Hotel information desks.

HotelShuttle to/from the convention centreOpening Reception (Tuesday) at Four Season for Performing Arts (145 Queen Street West)Host Night (Thursday) at the Toronto Event Centre (Exhibition Grounds – 15 Saskatchewan Rd)
Strathcona HotelWithin walking distance Yes Yes
Fairmont Royal YorkWithin walking distance Yes Yes
Intercontinental Toronto CentreWithin walking distance Yes Yes
Hilton Toronto Yes Within walking distance Yes
Sheraton Centre Toronto Yes Within walking distance Yes
Toronto Marriott City CentreWithin walking distance Yes Yes
Westin Harbour CastleYesYesYes



Shuttles run every 15-20 minutes. Frequency of service subject to change pending traffic congestion caused by on-going construction projects throughout the city.

Information subject to change at any time without notice; please refer to the sign in the hotel lobby and on-site shuttle flyer for most current information.

Buses arrives and depart from the South Entrance (Bremner Blvd.)

Select Official RVC Hotels to MTCC
(every 10-15 minutes)
MTCC to Select Official RVC Hotels
(every 10-15 minutes)
Tuesday, May 287:45 am to 12:00 pm12:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Wednesday, May 297:45 am to 8:30 am4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Thursday, May 307:45 am to 8:30 am4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Friday, May 317:45 am to 8:30 am4:30 pm to 6:00 pm



Tuesday, May 28 – Welcome to Canada Opening Reception at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

  • Service from 6:15 pm to 8:30 pm, every 10-15 minutes
  • Continuous shuttles

Thursday, May 30 – Host Destination Night at the Toronto Event Centre (Exhibition Grounds)

  • Service from RVC Hotels to the Toronto Event Centre from 6:30 – 7:45 pm, every 10-15 minutes
  • Service from the Toronto Event Centre to RVC Hotels from 9:30-11:00 pm, every 10-15 minutes.
    Continuous shuttles