Coming to Canada

Coming to Canada

Lester B. Pearson Airport in Toronto, Ontario, is the closest Canadian airport to St. Catharines. It is 120 kilometers away and takes approximately one and a half hours to travel. Transportation from the airport to St. Catharines may include either a shuttle or a taxi.

BUSU Airport Shuttle (August 28 - September 7, 2015) This year, for the first time ever, Brock University Students’ Union (BUSU) is excited to offer Airport Pick-up service to those students who are coming from all around the world. From August 28 through to September 7, 2015, BUSU will be running a daily shuttle bus that will bring you directly from Pearson International Airport to Brock University’s main campus. Student representatives will personally welcome you on to the bus and ensure you make it Brock University safely. They will be able to answer any questions you may have and will help make your transition to Canada and to Brock University as seamless as possible. This service will be offered for a nominal fee of $55 CAN. To find out more information and to register please visit the BUSU website at
If you have any further questions please contact Spencer Dawson, VP, Finance & Administration at or by phone 905-688-5550905-688-5550 (905) 688-55 ext 3184.
Please remember that if you arrive before September 6, 2015 and if you are moving into Residence on campus, you will not be allowed to move in until Residence Move in Day on Sunday, September 6 so you will need to make arrangements for your accommodation until then.

City of Toronto International Student Welcome booth at Pearson International Airport - August 20 and September 15, 2015, in the international arrivals areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, open daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
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Niagara Airbus is a bus service that offers transportation from Toronto airport to St. Catharines. You will need to book more than 24 hours ahead and the price is around $100. For more information on booking and prices, please go to:

If you do not have a reservation with Niagara Airbus, you may also take a taxi from the Toronto airport to St. Catharines; taxis are availble just outside the airport, and the cost is approximately $150-180.

For other taxi cab companies that provide transportation from Toronto airport  to St. Catharines and Niagara, please go to:

There are many other private services for transportation to Brock. Be careful to check the providers' background and liability insurance before using their service.