October 17, 2021

Thematic Program on The Geometry of String Theory
2004 - 2005

Travel -- Waterloo



Travel Information

The University of Waterloo is located in the twin cities of Kitchener-Waterloo in southwestern Ontario, approximately 100km/60miles from Pearson International Airport in Toronto, or three hours east of Windsor-Detroit. Regional map, Map of Kitchener-Waterloo (information on how to reach).

Ground transportation from Pearson International Airport to Kitchener-Waterloo can be pre-arranged with Airways Transit. Reservations may be made through their website at, by telephone at (519) 886-2121, or by fax at (519) 886-2141. Schedules can be viewed here. Airways Transits accepts cash (preferably Canadian funds, although US funds will also be accepted), MasterCard, Visa and American Express.

Limosine service is also available through Wright Limousine. Book by phone at (519)894-5555, or fax (519)894-6854. Toll Free 1-800-328-5501. Email GenInfo@TheWrightLimousine.Com

Travel Information -- between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo

Train Information:
Bus Information:
VIA Rail Canada
Book online at:
or by telephone at 1-888-VIA-RAIL

- approx. $50 return trip (approx. 1-2 hours one way)
Greyhound Canada
Book online at:

-approx. $43 return trip (approx. 1-2 hours one way)
65 Front St. W
Toronto, ON, M5J 1E7

Hours: Monday to Friday : 0600-2330
Saturday : 0600-1915, Sunday : 0700-2330
610 Bay St. Toronto
ON, M5G 1M5
(416) 594-1010 (phone), (416) 971-7681 (fax)

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 00:00-01:00, 05:00-23:59;
Holidays: 00:00-01:00, 05:00-23:59
126 Weber St. West
Kitchener, ON, N2H 3Z9

Hours: Monday to Friday : 0600-1345, 1500-2230
Saturday to Sunday : 0730-2230

15 Charles Street West
Kitchener, ON, N2G 1H3
(519) 585-2370 (phone), (519) 743-5402 (fax)

Hours: Monday-Thursday: 05:15-20:30;
Friday: 05:15-22:00; Saturday: 07:00-20:30; Sunday: 07:15-20:30; Holidays: Closed

Bus 7C or 7D at Kitchener Station will take you to within 2 blocks of the Perimeter Institute (King St. & Erb St.). The fare is $2.25

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