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Toronto Airport Taxi Service
Quick, Safe and Reliable Airport Transport
Taking a Toronto Airport taxi is probably the quickest option to reach to your hotel, residence or business meeting venue in or around Toronto.
Generally, taxi takes 30-45 minutes to reach downtown Toronto from the Pearson International Airport depending on time of your travel and road conditions.
Moreover, the Pearson Airport taxis are quite safe, dependable and convenient. It's also reasonably economical option, especially if you are travelling in a group.
You have two choices for the Pearson Airport taxi. You can take either airport authorised taxi or pre-book a taxi from private taxi service provider.
Toronto Airport Taxi - Airport Authorized Taxis
The Greater Toronto Airport Authority or GTAA which manages the Toronto Pearson Airport has licensed approximately 360 taxis to provide safe and sound transport service for individual to and from Toronto Airport.
Each of the Pearson Airport taxi in this fleet meet a list of specific passenger safety requirements and qualified drivers have been carefully screened to ensure security of the passengers.
If you take a GTAA licensed taxi from the airport, you should not worry about insensible fares charged by few taxi drivers. The GTAA also guarantees that the rates are consistent and at fair market value. Toronto Airport taxi rates are determined by the GTAA and the fares are available on their website.
If you are travelling within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the rates are preset based on the time and distance to your destination. Fares for taxis outside of the GTA are listed on the Out-of-Town Tariff map. If the area you want to travel to is not included on this rate map, you have to pay the fixed charge of $1.45 per kilometre. Keep in mind that the rates are per taxi and not per person.
No luggage is allowed in the interior of the vehicle. If your luggage does not fit inside the trunk you can rent another taxi to carry your suitcases, rent a van for an additional $12 surcharge or pay $12 for the luggage to be secured to the top of the vehicle with a bungee cord.
Taxis are available at the arrival level of each terminal, just follow the signs for taxi and you will be right at the taxi stand. Also, Toronto Pearson Airport taxis are available round the clock, so you do not need to pre-book. Just wave your hand for a taxi, get into it and you are all set.
Toronto Airport Taxi - Private Taxis
Need a private taxi for your airport transport? No problem. There are several taxi companies providing reliable and efficient service to and from Toronto Airport. However, you have to pre-arrange your pickup. You can book the private taxi by phone or online from their website. Make sure to book only with airport-licensed taxi provider.
Once you arrive at the arrival area, look for pre-arranged signage and proceed in that direction. Follow the instructions provide by your taxi service provider once you book with them.
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