Downtown Toronto to Pearson Airport


  • Travel to/from Downtown Toronto and Pearson Airport in 25 Minutes with the UP Express Train

  • $9.25 one-way - trip takes 25 minutes

  • runs every 15 minutes between 05:30 and 01:00 am
  • PDF icon The Union Pearson Express Train is Toronto’s most convenient way to travel between Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station Downtown.
  • PDF icon The UP Express is a quick, efficient and sustainable transportation alternative
  • Other stops/fares are available

How do I book?

Option 1: Directly on Up Express website

  • first time user - Sign UP using your McGill email address
  • you will receive a validation email
  • that's it - you can now buy tickets online
  • under ticket type  select "Business one-way" or "Business Return"
  • McGill pricing pre-programmed

Option 2: On the Up Express APP - follow instructions after downloading

Option 3: At the ticket counter (if other methods not available)

Registration Form for Faculty/Staff Traveling on University Business

All University business travel must be registered through this form to ensure coverage for any unforeseen medical emergencies while traveling outside your province of residence.

You must log in with your McGill credentials (email and password) to access this form.

Note that some travel destinations must be pre-approved. More information about Business Travel coverage is available here.

For personal/vacation travel, please consult this page here.

For additional information, please consult the Benefit Travel Webpage or contact [at]


Important notice for international travelers

The Government of Canada provides essential information on travel health risks and preventive measures to keep you safe during your travels. It is important to review the Travel website of Canada each time before you book your travels. Under Travel Health Notices the Public Health Agency of Canada outline potential health risks to Canadian travelers and recommend ways to help reduce them.


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