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Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)

Airport · Toronto Pearson International Airport
3111 Convair Dr., Mississauga ON L4W 2P7, Canada
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours

Toronto Pearson is Canada’s largest airport, with nearly 32 million guests every year. For assistance dial 416-AIR-PORT or 416-247-7678.

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    Richard L.
    "Smile, enjoy your flight if you're leaving, and have a great flight!"(73 Tips)
    Tim M.
    "Get as much done at the Kiosk including baggage tags."(26 Tips)
    Arthur B.
    "Nexus members - there is now a security lane for Nexus card holders."(15 Tips)
    Rene J.
    "Super cool Airport!!! Free WIFI who can ask for more!!!!!!"(106 Tips)
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  • Alex Z.

    hello guys Beautiful parks and beaches entice a trip to the small group of islands in Lake Ontario. Ferries take you from the foot of Bay Street to the about 3 km off the port located Toronto Beaches.

    Alex Zhdanov · September 27, 2015
  • Lufthansa

    Beautiful parks and beaches entice a trip to the small group of islands in Lake Ontario. Ferries take you from the foot of Bay Street to the about 3 km off the port located Toronto Beaches.

    Lufthansa · November 8, 2012
  • SICA L.

    Okay let's face it. They have ipads for you to use While you're waiting for your flights. Some agents and staffs are pretty grumpy almost 24/7. I was at the airport in the morning and at night.

    SICA LEUNG · February 24, 2014
  • Jane Z.

    If you are in terminal one and have some time to kill before your flight, stop at Apropos for some snacks and charge your electronics. They have an ipad and charging station at every seat.

    Jane Zhang · October 26, 2013
  • Mark B.

    You can't check in to a flight more than 6 hours early here. Apparently it takes a long time to get anywhere fun, too. Don't expect to check out Toronto with a long layover. Just enjoy a nice airport.

    Mark Boudreau · October 4, 2012
  • Sergei S.

    Good airport with free WiFi, Tim Horton's and plenty of charging stations and iPads by the gates. Only downside is lack of carts past security checkpoint, so travel light.

    Sergei S. · September 30, 2014
  • Heather T.

    For all those people that park on the side of the road or endlessly drive in a circle waiting to pick up in arrivals - just follow the signs for CELL PHONE PARKING. It is free parking while you wait.

    Heather Taylor · September 30, 2012
  • John K.

    Thought was a great airport until today. Sent to Aisle 15 to wait a long time to even be let into customs. Don't arrive too early for your flight to US or you will wait a long time. Eat before arrival

    John Krogman · April 2
  • Vera K.

    Double check the size of your carry on luggage. I just had to pay $100 to check in a second bag since it happened to be 2cm wider than they allow on board. But at least free wi-fi to vent about it ;)

    Vera Karpova · January 12, 2013
  • Jose R.

    Gateway to the largest city in Canada. Mayor Rob Ford transitions through here so it's not a bad deal. If you're like me, you will be picked up and driven here, it's so large it's nutty.

    Jose Rios · November 30, 2013
  • Cori C.

    In Terminal 1? The cheapest spot for food and drinks is waaay out at F88. If you've got time, the Canadian Bagel co. will make you an awesome breakfast sandwich and a cocktail.

    Cori Carl · 4 days ago
  • Francisca V.

    Even if they have Internet is not very easy to get the signal when you are outside immigration... Nice airport though!!!! Easy to get into the city (Rocket 192 leave you at Kipling subway station)

    Francisca Vásquez · May 1, 2013
  • Jet Airways

    Must visit: Rogers Centre formerly known as SkyDome is a multi-purpose stadium in Toronto. Being a sports venue, it also hosts a wide range of other large scale events like trade fairs, concerts etc.

    Jet Airways · July 13, 2012
  • John R.

    If your flight is canceled due to weather, don't bother using ACs N desk to get your free accommodation. Last night the line was at least 6 hours long. Cool #AirCanada strategy to avoid paying !

    John Redfern · January 7, 2014
  • Brandon L.

    Nexus card holders will breeze through security, both incoming and departing. Be sure to have it out and handy for the CBP agent at the end, else they'll get annoyed and may see it as a violation.

    Brandon Loo · September 16, 2014
  • Scott S.

    When flying BA/AA from LHR to the US, pick up your luggage then head upstairs to the AA counters near the US passport entrance. Don't follow the connections signs. Wish someone told me.

    Scott Sullivan · 2 weeks ago
  • Anvar I.

    "If you see something, say something".Not at Pearson terminal 1.Here nobody cares about unrecognized items.Were trying to bring staff attention to left jacket, half an hour later it is still there..

    Anvar Islamov · January 25, 2015
  • Lani Love

    Like the free wifi & plentiful outlets. Dislike the lack of food & beverage options in the American/WestJet gate. It's really sad, especially since you can see the Tim Hortons on the other side

    Lani Love · June 30, 2013
  • Ovie A.

    A pretty nice airport. Free WiFi and exceptional service from the airport staff. Toronto Pearson International Airport is easily the best airport I've ever been privileged to go to!

    Ovie Albert · April 30, 2015
  • Adina T.

    Looking for Toronto Airport Limo 24 hours car service that provide royal amenities to their clients by provide rides from & to Pearson Airports for more information Read more

    Adina Tornoto · December 25, 2015
  • Michael S.

    When flying United as a Canadian, be sure you use the automated terminals in front of the desks to ensure skipping that 45 minute lineup. At least two hours before your flight, if crossing the border.

    Michael Shao · January 5, 2014
  • Anvar I.

    "If you see something, say something".Not at Pearson terminal 1.Here nobody cares about unrecognized items.Were trying to bring staff attention to left jacket, half an hour later it is still there...

    Anvar Islamov · January 25, 2015
  • Chris C.

    Extremely clean airport with free wifi. Looking for a VIP lounge? I would suggest Googling the lounge you're looking for on your phone. Most staff are unaware of which lounge is which. 👌

    Chris Craigman · October 31, 2014
  • Michaela P.

    There aren't many food selections in the Delta terminal (B). Be sure not to arrive hungry! Also, places to hang out are limited which kind of stinks for those with long layovers. Safe travels!

    Michaela Pearce · February 4, 2010
  • Chris N.

    Signage for int'l connections in T1 is poor. When you follow them and end up at the customer service desks don't stop there. Continue past the desks to the left and follow the signs up the escalator.

    Chris N · May 16, 2013
  • Jet Airways

    Must visit: Art Gallery Of Ontario, the 10th largest art museum in North America. It has an impressive collection of more than 40,000 works from around the world spanning 100AD to present.

    Jet Airways · March 15, 2012
  • Jag B.

    For free temp parking while u wait for an arrival: take exit "1 / 3 or Airport Rd", go left at the lights, skip the left road entrance, go straight then round the left bend & make an immediate left!

    Jag Brar · December 17, 2010
  • Eduardo F.

    Terminal 3 is the worse. Unfortunately they "threw" all the US airlines there. The security on Terminal 3 also makes you take your shoes off, even if you are part of Nexus/TSA Pre-Terminal 1 doesn't.

    Eduardo Ferrari · June 1, 2014
  • Jim H.

    If you're American going INTO the US, you'll encounter border agents with great attitudes. Coming back in, however, if you're American, prepare to get some cold shoulders. Sorry, it a fact...

    Jim Hutchison · February 2, 2013
  • Alberto N.

    nice airport w free internet & nice food court. If you are going to the US, prepare yourself by checking in early you will go through security first before going to the gates..

    Alberto Ngai · November 17, 2011
  • Matt C.

    Only to be used if traveling abroad. This airport is always packed, he lineups can be hours long, and finding your way around can be a nightmare. A nessicary evil when traveling to/from TO.

    Matt Cooper · August 20, 2014
  • Jeff W.

    Not a ton of selections for food. I like the paninis and chef salad right after customs and duty free is the same inside + out but cute cheap T-shirts in newspaper/magazine store :)

    Jeff Willinger · October 30, 2010
  • Erik G.

    At Q4, Walk in airport, look for ladies washroom and 3 doors to the right there's an unmarked, recessed door. Home cooked meals as well as fries and smaller things, cheap prices!

    Erik G · August 6, 2010
  • r D.

    Never, ever connect internationally through Pearson. Double immigration and customs for the US-bound; plan to add two plus hours. (The inter-terminal baggage protocol alone boggles the mind.)

    r Dave · May 1, 2011
  • Brittany B.

    Plenty of food and shops once through security. Security line ups are hit or miss but the bag drop off and check in can sometimes be crazy so definitely leave early.

    Brittany Burrow · November 2, 2014
  • Daniel L.

    On the lower level Gates 101to112, there is ONE outlet on the phone station using the public TTY. Yes you CAN plug in and sit on the window ledge to relax and recharge ;-)

    Daniel Lamoureux · August 31, 2011
  • Andrew M.

    Be sure to have the right money for the shuttle bus to the metro or they won't let you on. I know, easier said than done when you've only just arrived in the country!

    Andrew Manwaring · April 14, 2015
  • Paul (p2) P.

    Love traveling back to states from Toronto. The iPod stations are awesome, food good and staff excellent. One of the best spots to relax while waiting.

    Paul (p2) Peterson · December 29, 2014
  • Liza C.

    There's a new 'staging' area that you have to wait in before you can go through customs. Suggest not arriving too early for your flight.

    Liza Chalaidopoulos-Isaacs · August 18, 2013
  • Michael S.

    Don't put anything sharp or suspicious looking in your luggage. TSA is a bunch of uneducated ignorant jerks, so be careful not to be sarcastic or even remotely rude in case you get unfairly detained!

    Michael Shao · September 1, 2013
  • Alex T.

    Terminal 1 is still one of the longest walks from gate to customs/baggage claim of any airport I have been to. If you have mobility issues, might want to consider a wheelchair.

    Alex Truman · January 6, 2014
  • Northern P.

    Parking is much less expensive over at Viscount. Park there and take the link train in. If you have a smartphone, take a photo of where you left your car so you can find it later.

    Northern Penguin · February 14, 2011
  • Lao L.

    In life. There is only 2question not 2nd working! What it is!!?The first is the "Yes " and second the same but the opposite "NO " that's simple only a yes/no...LHK LLX

    Lao Laxang · August 27, 2013
  • Sahana U.

    In case anyone was wondering, this airport is a vortex for chaos, inefficiency, and horrible customer service. The *actual* worst for international connections to the US. Get it together, Canada!

    Sahana U · August 2, 2014
  • Terri L.

    Watch out for customs & immigration. They are bad. I was here for a conference that promotes tourism to Toronto yet I was told by immigration their job was to keep people out. #HugeDisconnect

    Terri Lundberg · June 5, 2013
  • Gene S.

    If you are going to the U.S. and don't have GOES/Nexus, plan on arriving at least 2 hours early. The US Customs preclearance takes at least an hour of queuing to go through.

    Gene Shiau · August 30, 2013
  • Kevin F.

    Getting free wi-fi to connect can be tricky. If you cycle you wifi on and off before connecting to the airport wifi, it will go much more smoothly.

    Kevin Foote · May 7, 2013
  • Michael W.

    All alcohol for sale is extremely overpriced. However, there is a liter of wine for sale for $11 (yea, these commies use the metric system here). Try to find it and save yourself some money.

    Michael Wakeman · May 23, 2013
  • Cheryl L.

    U.S. Customs painfully slow. If traveling or connecting in the U.S. ensure you arrive at least 2 hours before your flight. Free wifi to keep you occupied while you wait in line. Pack some patience.

    Cheryl L · December 7, 2014
  • Damian B.

    Free and fast wifi. There is a salad and juice bar in terminal 3 near the entrance to Gates B that is great to boost your PH and GET YOUR GREEN ON before a flight

    Damian Bayona · May 23, 2015

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