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Transportation to St. Catharines & Niagara Falls

Local transportation


Transportation to St. Catharines & Niagara Falls

 

By air

If you are arriving by air, there are several airports within proximity of the region:

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) – 115 km
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) – 118 km
  • Hamilton International Airport (YHM) – 74 km
  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) – 67 km (via Peace Bridge)

Air Canada
www.aircanada.ca
1-888-247-2262
Booking code: N4JYARG1
Airports: Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)
To Book: To apply the booking code, reservations must be made online by entering the code in the search panel. The booking code applies only to reservations made online. Discounts are subject to restrictions. Please consult with the airline for more information.

West Jet
www.westjet.com
1-877-493-7853
Booking code: CC7122
Airports: Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), Hamilton International Airport (YHM)
To Book: Reservations must be made by phone to use the booking code. Simply state the code at time of booking and receive a 10% discount off the best-available fare at the time of booking, excluding Econo fares (i.e. seat sales and web fare).

Airport transportation to Niagara

Niagara Airbus Inc.
www.niagaraairbus.com
905-374-8111
Booking code: 105
Booking code is valid for travel from May 11 to June 7, 2014
Congress rate for roundtrip airport transportation:

  • Toronto Pearson Airport ($79 per person)
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (private car service only)
  • Hamilton International Airport (private car service only)
  • Buffalo Niagara International Airport ($74 per person)

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By train

VIA Rail
www.viarail.ca
1-888-842-7245 or TTY 1-800-268-9503

GO Transit
www.gotransit.com
1-888-438-6646

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By bus

Greyhound Canada
www.greyhound.ca
1-800-661-8747

Coach Canada
www.coachcanada.com
1-800-461-7661

GO Transit
www.gotransit.com
1-888-438-6646

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Car rental

Avis Rental
www.avis.com
1-800-879-2847

Budget
www.budget.ca
1-800-268-8900

Enterprise
www.enterpriserentacar.ca
1-800-261-7331

Hertz
www.hertz.com
1-800-654-3131

National
www.nationalcar.ca
1-877-222-9058

Thrifty
www.thrifty.com
1-800-847-4389

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Local transportation

Brock University’s main transit hub is located in front of the Arthur Schmon Tower. Local transportation, buses and taxis will be available. An Information Kiosk will be stationed at the Arthur Schmon Tower to assist you in finding your way around campus and the local area.

 

Shuttle service

Brock University is pleased to provide a daily bus shuttle to and from Brock University and the hotels affiliated with Congress in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls.

The shuttle service costs $5 per trip, and stops every 30 minutes at official hotels between the hours of 6:30 to 10:00 and again from 15:30 to 20:00 daily. Shuttle schedules will be adjusted for May 23 and May 30.

Exact fare or prepaid shuttle tickets, available for purchase across campus, are required on board.

More details on the shuttle routes, stops and ticket outlets will be available soon.

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Bus transportation

Brock University is a major transit hub in the community. All St. Catharines Transit and Niagara Region Transit buses are wheelchair and scooter accessible and are equipped with front racks to hold bikes.

St. Catharines Transit
www.yourbus.com
Provides city-wide transit. Visit the St. Catharines Transit website for fares, schedules, and maps.

Niagara Region Transit
www.niagararegion.ca/transit
Provides intra-regional transit for the Niagara Region. Operates Monday to Saturday (no Sunday service). Visit the Niagara Region Transit website for fares, schedules, and maps.

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Parking

Brock University has ample visitor parking available at a daily rate of $7.00 (one permit required per day).  Daily parking passes can be purchased in the Congress Centre during registration hours.

Residence guest: Complimentary parking passes will be available upon check-in, for individuals staying in on-campus accommodations. Parking lots M and S are reserved for residence parking.

Short-term parking: Numerous pay and display machines and meters are conveniently located around campus for short-term parking. Hourly rates apply. Cash and credit cards are accepted at most machines.

Accessible parking: Attendees with provincial or other government recognized accessibility permits may park in any Brock University accessible parking spaces on campus with the exception of Lot H, by displaying the accessibility permit and a valid pay receipt or parking pass.

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Taxis

Central Taxi
www.centralniagara.com
905-685-7343

5-0 Taxi
www.5-0taxi.com
1-800-268-7429 or 905-685-5464

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Bicycle rental

Canal City Cycle
www.canalcitycycle.com
905-964-8056
23 Front Street South, Thorold ON
Distance from campus: 5 km

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Accessible transportation and parking

Click here for more information about accessibility.

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