Travel & Transportation2018-05-07T14:38:31+00:00

Travel & Transportation

Transportation will be available upon request, from and to Toronto International Airport and Toronto Bus Terminal at Bay St. and Dundas St.

Please contact Department of Transportation in advance:

Waseem A. Tahir Choudhry (Nazim) 
Ph. 416-822-8629 or

Mazhar Ahmad (Na’ib Nazim)
Ph. 416-894-4946 or

Mission House:
Ph. 905-832-2669 / 905-303-4000
Press “0” for Reception Fax: 905-832-3220

If you require transportation from and to the Airport, please clearly specify your flight details including name of the Airline, Flight #, date, time of arrival, and Airport Terminal on your registration form. Likewise, on your way back notify Department of Transportation well in advance at the telephone numbers provided above.

During Jalsa

Guests are requested to make their own transportation arrangements to the Jalsagah and back during their stay.

Pick-up and drop-off, only at designated locations, will be available for those using public transit.

Buses from Baitul Islam

Special buses will run during all three days of Jalsa Salana. In the morning buses will leave from Mosque Gate,

Peace Village for Jalsagah. Similarly, same service will be provided in the evening from Jalsagah to Peace Village.

Taxi / Cab

The approximate taxi fare from different locations to International Centre (Jalsagah) and Baitul Islam Mosque (Mission House) are as follows;

  • From Pearson International Airport the International Centre (Jalsagah): Approximately $20.00 to $30.00 (Airport Taxi only)
  • From downtown Toronto (Bus Terminal or Train Station) to International Centre (Jalsagah): Approximately $60.00 to $70.00
  • From Pearson International Airport to Baitul Islam : Mosque ( Mission House / Peace Village ) Approximately $60.00 – $70.00 (Airport Taxi Only)
  • From downtown Toronto (Bus Terminal or Train Station) to Baitul Islam Mosque (Mission House / Peace Village): Approximately $75.00 to $80.00
  • From Baitul Islam Mosque (Mission House / Peace Village) to Inter national Centre (Jalsagah): Approximately $45.00 to $50.00 (Local Taxi)
Some of the major taxi companies of Metro Toronto are as follows:
Royal Taxi 416-777-9222
Diamond Taxi 416-366-6868
Beck Taxi 416-751-5555
Co-op Cab 416-504-2667
Crown Taxi 416-750-7878
ACE Taxi (Vaughan) 905-669-0000

Trains/Buses:

Trains arrive at Union Station, located in downtown Toronto.
Buses arrive at the Bay Station Bus Terminal (at Dundas St., Toronto) also in downtown Toronto.

Toronto Public Transit

Toronto has a clean and safe Public Transit system. One way fare for Adults is $3.25 and for Seniors (65+) $2.10.

From Downtown: You can ride the subway from downtown Toronto to either Islington Subway Station or the Kipling Subway Station. The approximate taxi fare from these stations to International Centre (Jalsagah) is $30.00 to $40.00.

From Downtown (Bus terminal or Train Station) to go to Mission House: Take subway train to Yorkdale Subway Station and, the taxi fare from Yorkdale Subway station to Mission house is approximately $35.00 to $40.00.

Uber X: Will Approximately cost about $20.

Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations

  • A Transportation information desk is also set-up at the International Centre (Jalsagah). Please follow the sign
  • Limited Transportation facility is available from the designated locations during the morning hours.
  • Please check with the Transportation Department for the nearest pick-up point.
  • Please note that pick-up is generally available from Baitul Islam Mosque and few other locations in the Greater Toronto area at specific times only.
  • Return transportation will be available immediately after the last session of the day.
  • Members from the Greater Toronto Area Jamaats should check with their Presidents for any transportation arrangements.
Contact
Waseem A. Tahir Choudhry (Nazim) Ph. 416-822-8629
Mazhar Ahmad (Na’ib Nazim) Ph. 416-894-4946
Mission House: Ph. 905-832-2669 / 905-303-4000
Press “0” for Reception 
Fax: 905-832-3220

Car Rentals

Rates vary based on the size of the vehicle, location and duration of rental.

AVIS Car Rental 1-800-879-2847
Budget Car Rental 1-800-268-8900
Hertz Car Rental 1-800-654-3001
Thrifty Car Rental 1-800-847-4389
Discount Car Rental 310-CARS (2277)

Public Transit to International Centre

TTC – Toronto Transit Commission

From Lawrence West Subway Station

  • Take TTC Malton 58B bus westbound to Airport Rd. and Derry Rd., in front of the International Centre.
  • On weekends, take the TTC Malton 58D bus westbound to the International Centre.
  • For more info call TTC at 416-393-4636

Go Transit

From Yorkdale Bus Terminal or York Mills Bus Terminal

Take the “Brampton Local Via Dixon” bus to the Malton Go Station. From the Go Station take the walkway to the International Centre.

From Union Station

The schedule for both bus and train service varies from Union Station to the International Centre. For more information call 1- 888- GET- ON- GO (438-6646) or visit www.gotransit.com

Mississauga Transit

From Square One

Take the #7 bus to Airport Rd. and Derry Road, in front of the International Centre.
For more information call Mississauga Transit at 905-615-4636.

Driving Directions to International Centre

Travelling East on Highway 401

  • Take Hwy. 401 E. to Hwy 427 N.
  • From Hwy. 427 N., Exit at Dixon Rd. and turn left at the traffic lights.
  • Follow Dixon Rd. (which becomes Airport Rd.) for approx. 4 km.
  • Follow the signs to the International Centre.

Travelling West on Highway 401

  • Take Hwy. 401 W. to Hwy. 409.
  • Exit at Airport Rd., and turn right.
  • Continue along Airport Rd. for approx. 3 km.
  • Follow the signs to the International Centre.

Travelling East or West on Highway 407

  • From Hwy. 407, exit at Airport Rd. and go south.
  • Continue along Airport Rd. for approx. 5 km.
  • Enter International Centre from Airport Rd., one light South of Derry Rd.

Travelling on Q.E.W

  • Take Q.E.W to Hwy. 427 N.
  • From Hwy. 427 N., exit at Dixon road and turn left at the lights.
  • Follow Dixon Rd. (which becomes Airport Road) for approx. 4 km.
  • Follow the signs to the International Centre.

Driving Directions to Baitul Islam Mosque

10610 Jane Street, Maple, Ontario, L6A 3A2
(Major Intersection: Jane St. and Major Mackenzie Drive)

  • Route A is the quickest route using Electronic Toll Hwy. 407.
  • Route B is an alternative route using toll-free Highways

If you are coming from:

NORTH – Western Canada, Barrie, etc.

  • Go south on Hwy. 400, take exit # 43 for King Road East. Go left (East).
  • Take the first right on Jane St. (South). Go for about 6 km.
  • After passing Teston Road, take right on Ahmadiyya Avenue, then left on Mosque Gate.

WEST – Detroit, Windsor, etc. (follow 401 east)

Route A:

  • On Hwy. 401 take exit # 330 for Hwy. 407 (Electronic Toll Route)* East.
  • At exit # 66 take Hwy. 400 North (Barrie).
  • At exit #36 take Teston Rd. Take right (East).
  • Take the first right on Mosque Gate (South)
  • Continue driving past Ahmadiyya Ave. towards Baitul Islam Mosque

Route B:

  • Follow Hwy. 401.
  • At exit # 359, take Hwy. 400 North (Barrie).
  • At exit #36 take Teston Rd. Take right (East).
  • Take the first right on Mosque Gate (South)
  • Continue driving past Ahmadiyya Ave. towards Baitul Islam Mosque.

WEST – Buffalo, Niagara Falls, etc.

Route A:

  • On QEW take exit # 123 for Hwy. 403 East.
  • Take exit 100 for Hwy. 407 (Electronic Toll Route)* East.
  • At exit # 66 take Hwy. 400 North (Barrie).
  • At exit #35 take Major Mackenzie Dr. Take right (East).
  • Take the first left on Jane St. (North). After 1.5 km, take left into Baitul Islam Mosque.

Route B:

  • On QEW take exit # 139 for Hwy. 427 North. Keep to the right.
  • Take Hwy. 401 East.
  • At exit # 359 take Hwy. 400 North (Barrie).
  • At exit #35 take Major Mackenzie Dr. Take right (East).
  • Take the first left on Jane St. (North). After 1.5 km, take left into Baitul Islam.

EAST – Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston

Route A:

  • On Hwy 401 take exit # 375 for Hwy. 404 North.
  • At exit # 25, take Hwy. 407 West (Electronic Toll Route)*.
  • At exit # 66 take Hwy. 400 North.
  • At exit #36 take Teston Rd. Take right (East).
  • Take the first right on Mosque Gate (South).
  • Continue driving past Ahmadiyya Ave. towards Baitul Islam.

Route B:

  • On Hwy. 401 take exit # 359 for Hwy. 400 North (Barrie).
  • At exit #36 take Teston Rd. Take right (East).
  • Take the first right on Mosque Gate (South).
  • Continue driving past Ahmadiyya Ave. towards Baitul Islam.

Note: Hwy. 407 is an electronic toll highway. The toll is to be paid later upon receiving an invoice by mail.