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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to McMaster University by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. 18 / ...

3 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Burlington GO Lw
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Fairview At Burlington Go to King At James 1

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Toronto to McMaster University 68.6 km

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to McMaster University 68.6 km

Toronto to McMaster University by bus and walk

The journey time between Toronto and McMaster University is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 68 km. The fastest journey normally takes 42 min. Operated by GO Transit, the Toronto to McMaster University service departs from Union Station Bus Terminal and arrives in McMaster University. Typically 148 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
52 min
Fastest journey time:
42 min
Journey distance:
68 km
Services per week:
148
Cheapest price:
$10
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to McMaster University bus and walk schedules

Toronto → McMaster University
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in McMaster University is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in McMaster University is recommended.

The social distance requirement in McMaster University is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to McMaster University is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 49 min.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to McMaster University is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $170 - $210 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Union Station Bus Terminal station and arriving at Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Toronto and McMaster University is 62 km. The road distance is 68.6 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to McMaster University without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs $10 - $14.

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The bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Toronto to McMaster University bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Union Station Bus Terminal.

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Toronto to McMaster University bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to McMaster University is 69 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Toronto to McMaster University.

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  • Distance: 61.6 km
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and McMaster University, ON, Canada?

GO Transit operates a bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Burlington GO
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Burlington Transit
Phone
+1 905-335-7600
Website
burlington.ca
Bus from Fairview At Burlington Go to King At James
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Burlington Transit
Adult
$4
Other operators
Taxi from Toronto to McMaster University
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Scarborough City Cabs
Phone
+1 416 438 5151
Website
scarborocitycab.com
Maple Leaf Taxi
Phone
+1 416 751 5555
Website
mapleleaftaxi.com
Flash Taxi
Phone
+1 416 480 1234
Website
flashtaxi.com
Co-op Cabs
Phone
+1 416 504 2667
Website
co-opcabs.com
City Taxi
Phone
+1 416 740 2222
Website
citytaxitoronto.com

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