Directions to Grebel

The University of Waterloo is located in the twin cities of Kitchener-Waterloo in southwestern Ontario, about 90 minutes' drive west of Toronto or three hours east of Windsor-Detroit.

From Highway 401

  • Take exit 278 (from Toronto) or exit 278B (from London) to Highway 8 WEST Kitchener/Waterloo
  • Follow the signs for 85 NORTH to Waterloo/7 EAST to Guelph.
  • Follow the signs to 85 NORTH. Keep left; do not exit on 7 EAST (Victoria Street and Guelph).
  • Take the University Avenue West exit, turning right onto University Avenue.
  • Drive past the University of Waterloo to Westmount Road North.
  • Turn right. Conrad Grebel University College is the first driveway to the right.

From Pearson International Airport, Toronto

From Niagara

  • Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way in the "Toronto" direction to highway 403 WEST.
  • Follow 403 WEST to highway 6 NORTH.
  • Follow 6 North to highway 401 WEST
  • Follow directions from the 401


Parking fees apply on Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 7:30pm. Parking can be purchased from the machine in the lot at any time or from the main office between 8 am and 7:30 pm Monday-Thursday and 8 am - 5 pm Friday.

Parking is $3/hour up to $9/day. Machine requires exact change in coins.

Building Hours:

Monday -Thursday    8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Fridays                   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturdays               1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An interactive map of the campus can be found on the Waterloo website.

Getting to Waterloo by air, bus, train and taxi