Getting To and Around Transformations 2014

Toronto can be a bit overwhelming for newcomers and the endless construction and improvements to our city can create conflicting or confusing directions. Not to worry though, whether it's your first time visiting Hogtwon or you're an experienced navigator of the Big Smoke, the Transformations 2014 team has you covered. This page will help you get directions to the conference using whichever form of transport you prefer and also show you some great amenities located in and around the venue so you can explore safely and comfortably!

Clicking on any of the maps below will take you to a Google Map where you can find more fine-grained directions as well as estimated travel times by whichever mode of transit you like!

Getting here by plane

Landing at Billy Bishop (Island) Airport?


Take the 511 Bathurst Streetcar north from the airport or just use this handy map to walk from the airport to the conference venue, it's only about a 20 minute walk!


Porter Airlines Discount (Found on your Registration Receipt/Confirmation)

o   15% discount on base fares with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale.

o   The discount codes are available for booking from November 14, 2013 to Feburary 11, 2014 and available for travel:

From: Anywhere in Canada or US ---> Toronto (February 3, 2014 to February 8, 2014)

From: Toronto ---> Anywhere in Canada or US (February 6, 2014 to February 11, 2014)

o   Book online at or through the travel agent using promo code.


Landing At Pearson Airport?


You've got a few options here:

1. Take the Airport Rocket to Eglinton West subway station then take the subway south to St. Andrew subway station

2. Take the Airport Rocket to Kipling subway station then take the subway east to St. George subway station. Transfer to southbound trains at St. George to St. Andrew Station

3. Take a taxi from the airport (Ask for a flat rate - usually around $50.00)


Westjet Discount (Found on your Registration Receipt/Confirmation)

o   10% discount off of Flex fare, excluding Econo and Plus fares.

o   Discount is valid for WestJet flights into and out of Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario.

o   To book reservations using the discount code, please contact the WestJet Groups department at 1-888-493-7853.

§  The agents are available to assist from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (MST), Monday to Friday

§  Please quote WestJet **DISCOUNT CODE** at the time of booking.

§  The discounted rates are available for travel up to SEVEN days prior to and SEVEN days after the event.


Air Canada Discount (Found on your Registration Receipt/Confirmation)

o   To book a flight with a promotion code, access and enter the promotion code in the search panel.

o   The booking is to be made to the following city: Toronto, YYZ (ON)

o   The travel period begins Thursday, January 30, 2014 and ends Saturday, February 15, 2014.

o   No discount will apply to Tango and Executive Class lowest bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events


Getting here by bus or train

Arriving at union station


You're welcome to take a taxi from Union Station to the venue, but since it's only a five to ten minute walk, you're probably better off using your own muscle power to get here.

Arriving at the Toronto Bus Terminal


From the central bus terminal you're looking at another ~20 minute walk or you can take the subway at St. Patrick Station south to St. Andrew station, just two stops away.



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