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the World

A comfortable travel experience doesn’t begin or end at the departure gate.

UP Express is an innovative air rail link connecting the country's two busiest transportation hubs – Toronto Pearson International Airport and Union Station in downtown Toronto – with each one-way trip taking about 25 minutes.

Taking to the tracks in time for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in summer 2015, UP Express combines the easy convenience of a dedicated rail travel with graceful design and superior service.


Greetings from our President

It’s my pleasure to welcome you to our website, and invite you to get to know more about an exciting new service that will elevate the way Torontonians experience our city – and the way the world experiences Toronto.

From the time they board our shuttles, our guests will enjoy a true Ontario welcome: warm, inviting and designed to reflect the natural and cultural riches our province has to offer. Our service will make getting to and from Toronto Pearson an easy, reliable experience, during which travellers can ride in comfort and, yes, a little bit of style – secure in the knowledge that they’ll reach their destination in 25 minutes.

The Union Pearson Express is about more than transporting passengers swiftly and efficiently, or relieving traffic congestion and commuter headaches. It’s about who we are as a city and as a province. It’s about comfort, convenience, and a memorable guest experience. It’s about the pride we feel when we showcase our beautiful city to the world. The Union Pearson Express will cement Toronto’s place as an important global centre, and is just one more demonstration of how Metrolinx is transforming transportation through The Big Move. So welcome aboard!

We hope you enjoy the ride.

Kathy Haley
Union Pearson Express

Travel on a Different Level

Reliability, Speed & Convenience

Glide past some of the world's busiest highways on your way to and from Toronto Pearson, as you enjoy 25 traffic-free minutes on the Union Pearson Express. With shuttles departing from both Toronto Pearson and Union Station every 15 minutes, seven days a week during airport hours, you can rest assured that you’ll comfortably reach your destination with plenty of time to spare.


Giving Consumers More Choice

We recognize that there are plenty of ways to get to and from the airport. But UP Express is about giving travellers a worry-free option. It’s about certainty – knowing that you’ll never be idling in traffic when you have places to be. UP Express is a dedicated air rail link. It offers fast and predictable service travellers can count on – not to mention the amenities that make their journey easier, such as airline check-in kiosks, luggage racks, onboard Wi-Fi and up-to-the-minute flight information.



Travelling in Comfort

The Union Pearson Express team will ensure that all of our guests experience a relaxing and enjoyable journey. From headrests to lighting, every detail of our trains has been designed with comfort in mind. This customer focus extends to our stations, which feature handy travel amenities to look after our guests from the minute they arrive to the moment they step off at their destination.

An Ontario Welcome

An Ontario Welcome

The 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games brings the world to Toronto, and the Union Pearson Express will be ready to provide a warm and convenient welcome to the city.

And, for years to come, that welcome will be extended to visitors from around the globe, the country and the province. UP Express will provide stress-free access to the many tourist and cultural venues the city has to offer, and will help promote the region as a preferred tourist destination. The Union Pearson Express will also enhance the city’s status as a globally competitive economic hub, helping it join the ranks of leading global financial centres that have similar links between downtown and their airports, such as London, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Whether guests are international business travellers arriving in Toronto after a long flight, or residents heading away on a well-deserved vacation, the Union Pearson Express will reflect the city's welcoming spirit and growing importance to millions.

Getting from Union to Pearson

Travelling between downtown Toronto and Toronto Pearson International Airport is about to get a whole lot easier. It's time to rise above the traffic and experience stress-free reliability.

Welcoming the World

Airline check-in kiosks, luggage racks, onboard Wi-Fi and up-to-the-minute flight information. This is a whole new level of service.