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How to get from Toronto Pearson Airport to Brampton

Located in the Greater Toronto Area, Brampton is a beautiful Canadian city. Known for its cultural sites such as the Rose Theatre, Garden Square, Peel Art Gallery and beautiful Gage Park, there’s so much to see and do in this vibrant city. 

When it comes to travelling from Toronto Pearson airport to Brampton, you have three different transfer options; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Toronto airport taxi is the quickest transfer option as it takes just 25 minutes to reach Brampton and costs around €40 (CAD 50). Taking the Brampton Transit buses takes around 50 minutes and costs €6 (CAD 8), making it the cheapest transfer option. Your final mode of transportation from Toronto airport to Brampton is taking the UP Express and GO trains, which take 1 hour and 15 minutes and cost around €16.50 (CAD 22.65).

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €40 20min 24/7
Bus €12 50min 05:30–01:00
Train €33 75min 09:34–23:34

How to get from Toronto Airport to Brampton by Taxi

The most convenient and direct way to get from Toronto Pearson airport to Brampton is by taking a taxi. The journey time is just 20 minutes, making a Toronto airport taxi the fastest way to get to Brampton, whilst the cost is around €40 (CAD 50).

Cost of a taxi from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Brampton

The local taxis at Pearson airport will use a taximeter to calculate your fare based on the distance you travel and the time it’s taken. The average cost from Toronto airport to Brampton is around €40 (CAD 50), but this may vary depending on your exact destination in Brampton.

If you’d prefer a set rate fare so you can plan and budget your vacation more accurately, we recommend booking your Toronto airport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€40 (CAD 50)

Trip Duration

20 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in a advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Pearson Airport.

Where do I find a taxi in Toronto Airport?

Taxis are readily available 24/7 outside of both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 at Toronto airport. If you land in Terminal 1, the taxi rank will be located outside of door D, whilst in Terminal 3 it’s outside doors D, E and F.

Convenience

The only direct transfer option from Toronto Pearson airport to Brampton is by taking a taxi. The journey time is just 20 minutes, which is less than half that of the public transfer options, and you can relax knowing your loved ones and personal belongings are safe.

Editor’s Note

As Toronto Aiport taxis can take up to 4 passengers, you can split the fare between a small group to save.

Useful Tips

Luggage that can fit in the trunk of the taxi can be transported for free.
Four passengers can fit in a standard Toronto airport taxi for no extra cost.
Ensure your driver turns on and resets the taximeter before you begin your journey.

How to get from Toronto Airport to Brampton by Bus

Although Brampton Transit provides a bus service from Toronto Pearson airport to Brampton, the journey isn’t direct. First, you will need to take the 115 Airport Express bus to the Bramalea Terminal Stop, then take bus number 1 from there to the centre of Brampton. The total journey time is 50 minutes and the cost is €6 (CAD 8), making it the cheapest transfer option.

How much is the bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Brampton?

The cost of a one-way ticket on the number 115 and the number 1 buses is €3 (CAD 4); that’s a total journey cost of €6 (CAD 8). You can purchase your tickets from the driver directly or from one of the automatic ticket machines in the airport.

Cost

€6 (CAD 8)

Trip Duration

50 Min.

There's a wait time of 30 minutes for the 115 bus and 10 minutes for the number 1 bus.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The Brampton Transit buses are available from 05:30 to 01:00.

Where do I find the bus at Toronto Airport?

The Brampton Transit buses only leave from Terminal 1, on the Ground Level at Column S2. If you land in Terminal 3, you can take the free Terminal Link Train to Terminal 1.

Convenience

Although taking the bus from Toronto airport to Brampton is the cheapest transfer option, it’s not the most convenient. There’s no direct bus, so you will need to make a change at the Bramalea Terminal Stop and there are many stops along the way, adding time and stress to your journey.

Editor’s Note

if you're looking for a cheap transfer option as a solo traveller, the bus is much more convenient than the train. However, if you're travelling in a group or with lots of luggage, I recommend taking a taxi instead.

Useful Tips

You can purchase your bus ticket from the driver in exact change.
Be sure to arrive at least 10 minutes before the bus departs to secure a seat.
You will need to make a change in Bramalea Terminal Stop from bus number 115 to 1.

How to get from Toronto Pearson Airport to Brampton by Train

There’s no direct train from Toronto Pearson airport to Brampton. You will first need to take the Union Pearson Express to Union Station in the city centre, then take the GO train from there to Brampton. The total journey time is around 1 hour and 15 minutes and the cost is €16.50 (CAD 22.65) one-way.

How much is the train from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Brampton?

The cost of a one-way ticket on the Union Pearson Express train costs €9 (CAD 12.35) and the GO train costs €7.50 (CAD 10.30). That’s a total journey cost from Toronto airport to Brampton of €16.50 (CAD 22.65). Children under the age of 12 can travel for free.

Cost

€16.50 (CAD 22.65)

Trip Duration

1 Hr 15 Min.

*There's a waiting time of up to 30 minutes for both the UP Express and GO trains.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The UP Express train runs from 05:27 to 23:27 and the GO train from 09:34 to 22:34.

Where do I find the train at Toronto Airport?

The UP Express train is located in Terminal 1 in the Union Pearson train station at Toronto airport. If you land in Terminal 3, you will need to take the free Terminal Link Train to Terminal 1 first.

Convenience

The train is the slowest way to get from Toronto Pearson airport to Brampton. Not only will you have to drag your luggage through multiple train stations as you change to the GO train, but there’s very little luggage storage, so you will have to travel light.

Editor’s Note

If you're looking for a cheap transfer option, I recommend taking the bus instead of the train, as it's much cheaper and quicker.

Useful Tips

You will need to make a change at Union Station to the GO train to complete your journey.
You can save money by purchasing your tickets online in advance.
Travel light, there's very little luggage storage on the train.

Frequently asked questions

What's the cost of a taxi from Toronto airport to Brampton?

The local taxi drivers at Pearson airport don’t give set rate fares for the journey from Toronto airport to Brampton. Instead, they will calculate your fare using a taximeter. The average cost for this journey is €40 (CAD 50), but if you’d prefer a set rate fare you can rely on, we recommend booking your transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups.

What's the Toronto airport to Brampton distance?

The distance from Toronto Pearson Airport to Brampton is 25 km. Taking a Toronto airport taxi will take around 20 minutes, the Brampton Transit buses will take 50 minutes and the train will take around 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach Brampton. 

How can I get from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Brampton?

There are three ways to get from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Brampton; taxi, bus or train. Taking a Toronto airport taxi is the quickest way to travel as it takes just 20 minutes and costs around €40 (CAD 50). Taking the Brampton Transit buses 115 and 1 will take around 50 minutes and costs just €6 (CAD 8). The slowest transfer option is to take the UP Express and GO trains from Toronto airport to Brampton. The total journey time on the train is 1 hour 15 minutes and the cost is around €16.50 (CAD 22.65).

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