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Transportation

International visitors may arrive at Lester B. Pearson International Airport (west of Toronto) and Waterloo is approximately one additional hour by ground transportation.

Airways Airways Transit connects Toronto Pearson airport (YYZ) with the Waterloo area, providing 24/7 door-to-door shared ride service. We have obtained a reduced single passenger fare of $69 CDN one way (tax included) for Toronto airport transfers. Advance reservations are required. You may book online and enter booking code: ICIPE 2017, or phone 1 (519) 886 2121. (An operator is available 24 hours.) Remember to mention that you are an ICIPE delegate in order to obtain the discounted rate.

Visitors from the United States may also wish to drive (~2 hrs from Buffalo NY, ~3 hrs from Detroit MI) or fly into Buffalo airport and take ground transportation to Waterloo.

Citizens of some countries may need a visa to enter Canada, and visa-exempt foreign nationals need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to Canada. (U.S. citizens and travelers with a valid Canadian visa are exempt from this requirement.) If you need a visa, please register early. You may need the confirmation letter of acceptance to the conference for a visa application. The Immigration Canada website has more information.

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