Flying to Waterloo:
Depending on your airline, you can choose between arriving at Toronto
Pearson International Airport, 75km from Waterloo, or at the Waterloo
Flying to Pearson International Aiport website: http://www.gtaa.com/en/home/
Driving to Waterloo: From
the airport you will need to drive to Waterloo. You may rent a
car (see driving directions below) or use a shuttle service.
Shuttle to Waterloo: The
shuttle service is provided by Airways transit http://www.airwaystransit.com/.
You can find their desks in terminals one and three of Pearson
Airport. You must make a reservation so that they expect you.
Rate is approx. $72.00 one way. Please see their website for more
Please note that the shuttle service will insist on delivering
you to the airport at the recommended time: 90 minutes before
departure for flights within Canada and 2hr for flights to the
US. Consequently, you might have to leave Waterloo well ahead
of your departure time (3-4 hours, depending also on traffic on
Flying to Waterloo International Airport
This is a more convenient option as you do not have to wait for
a shuttle. The website of the aiprort is:
http://www.waterlooairport.ca/en/ A list of taxi companies
is available at: http://www.waterlooairport.ca/en/passengerservices/TaxiCompanies.asp.
The cost of a taxi fare to the university will be about $35.
A list of taxi companies is available at http://www.waterlooairport.ca/en/passengerservices/TaxiCompanies.asp.
Driving to the University of Waterloo:
From the 401, exit on Highway 8 West to Kitchener-Waterloo. Continue
on Highway 8 West until you reach Highway 7 East/ Highway 85 North
to Waterloo (two exit lanes on the right side). Once on road 7
East/85 North, change lanes to the left so that you will be on
the 85 North to Waterloo North. Continue on 85 North until you
reach University Avenue WEST (take WEST, not EAST). Drive on University
Avenue West until you reach the University of Waterloo (will be
on your right hand side). Parking is available for visitors on
the Seagram lot: at the lights in front of the main entrance of
the University of Waterloo (South entrance), turn left on Seagram
Drive. The visitor parking is on your left. You need $3 in coins
to enter the lot.
Other convenient choices for parking are N and W lots. Please
see the website http://www.uwaterloo.ca/map/index.php
for more details. The workshop will held in the Davis Center (denoted
by DC on the map)
on Waterloo campus
Please use the campus map available at http://www.uwaterloo.ca/map/index.php.
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