Getting to the University of Waterloo and getting around town

Kitchener and Waterloo are two cities that are side-by-side, and often referred to as “Kitchener-Waterloo” or  “KW.”  If it were not for the signs you would not notice when you are traveling between them.

General University of Waterloo Information


Airport ground transportation

  • Airways Transit is economical if you are sharing with 2 or more people.
  • Check ground transportation links at the airports for car rental, taxi and limousine information.


  • The Greyhound bus station is located in “Kitchener.”


  • The Via Rail station is located in “Kitchener.”

Parking at the University of Waterloo

  • When making your accommodation reservations ask about parking options, they vary by venue.
  • If parking is not included with your accommodations, daily parking rates range from $4.00 to $10.00 on campus.  We recommend C or P lots on this map.

Campus Maps

Local bus service

  • Grand River Transit is great for getting around the Kitchener/Waterloo area.  Click the “Plan a trip!” button for excellent route planning.

Accessible taxi service in Kitchener/Waterloo