The Games Institute acknowledges that we are living and working on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (also known as Neutral), Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
Located at 175 Columbia Street West, Waterloo, ON (on campus EC1)
Airways Transit offers shuttle service (for groups or individuals) to Waterloo with an in-airport guide for both Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 here.
Pearson Taxi Services - This is an estimate for travelling via taxi from Mississauga to Waterloo (airport pickup). Taxis can be pre-arranged by calling specific companies, but they are also waiting in a designated area outside the airport.
Pearson Transit Hub - Includes public transit, car rental/arranging, and other links.
Go Transit (bus)
Go Transit offers the most consistent/available public transit route from Toronto to Waterloo.
Car rentals are available from downtown at the Union Station (as well).
Use google maps for relatively accurate integrations of public transit routes and delays, including Go Transit as well as local GRT (Kitchener/Waterloo) transit.
Kitchener Airport Taxi: (888) 805-9998
Up Express is a train that runs between Toronto (Union Station) and the Airport (both ways).
Grand River Transit (GRT) is the local transit authority. Transit buses accept cash only for fares which are $3.75 per trip. Fare cards can be purchased at ION stations for multi-day passes. Visit the GRT Fares page for more details.
ION stations/platforms map - there is a station at the University of Waterloo, one Uptown in Waterloo, as well as one at Laurier-Waterloo Park (in between).
There are no blocks of rooms pre-booked, or prior arrangements made by the conference, but this hotel is closest to the Games Institute (175 Columbia Street, West. Waterloo, ON).
- 15 minutes by light rail/tram to the Games Institute
How to get to The Games Institute (East Campus 1, 175 Columbia St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 5Z5) from the Delta Hotel.
A google map with possible directions/modes of travel.