6. Direction and Parking

Traveling Directions to York University


Map of Keele Campus & Parking


Transit directions to the Keele campus

Several buses and transit companies are routed through the campus or have express services to York. Here are a few common ones:

Toronto Transit (TTC)

Downsview Station & Sheppard Station

* 196 York University Rocket – Express from Downsview Station; 196 B from Sheppard Station via Downsview during peak times
* 106 York University – from Downsview at non-peak times
* 107 B&C Keele North – Downsview Station to Rutherford GO Stn (107 B) or Teston Rd (107 C) via York U (one-fare service between York Region and York University)

Finch Station: Steeles 60C or 60F

Jane Station: Jane 35 E – Express to York U

Keele Station: Keele 41 (41 B – including Petrolia; 41 C – including Steeles Ave via Murray Ross)

GO Transit

Hwy 407 Express GO Bus Service: Hamilton – Burlington – Oakville – Mississauga – Bramalea – York University Common – Thornhill – Mount Joy – Scarborough – Pickering – Oshawa

Newmarket GO Bus Service: Newmarket – Aurora – King – Maple – York U Common – Yorkdale

Meadowvale Express GO Bus Service: Meadowvale – York University

Bradford GO Train Service: Barrie – Bradford – Newmarket – Aurora – King – Maple – York U – Union Stn. A free York shuttle transports passengers to/from the York Common to the York University GO Train Station.

York Region Transit

Jane-Concord РRoute 20 a new service which provides direct connections to Vaughan Mills Mall; Jane Street Industrial-Employment Corridor; Interchange Restaurants & Entertainment Complex; Ahmadiya Mosque; Paramount Canada’s Wonderland (provided only during park operating season) and many other local destinations.

Woodbridge – York University 10 – Islington/Langstaff – Martin Grove/Woodbridge – Rutherford/Islington – Langstaff, south on Ansley Grove and Weston Road – Steeles – York U

Thornhill – York University 3 – from York Region Transit Terminal at Promenade Mall (with connections to YRT Routes 77, 83, 88 and TTC Bathurst 160) – Bathurst/Atkinson – New Westminister – Steeles – Dufferin/Steeles – York U

Driving directions to the Keele campus

4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3 416-736-2100

From Highway 401

* Take Hwy. 401 to Keele Street
* Exit at Keele Street and go north
* Follow Keele Street north of Finch Avenue (the campus is on your left)
* Turn left at the Main entrance, the third stop light after Finch

From Highway 407

* Take Hwy. 407 to Keele Street
* Exit at Keele Street and go south
* Follow Keele Street south of Steeles Avenue (the campus is on your right)
* Turn onto the campus via the Main entrance, the first stop light after Steeles

From Highway 400 (southbound)

* Take Hwy. 400 south to Hwy. 7
* Exit onto Hwy. 7 and go east
* Follow Hwy. 7 east to Keele Street
* At Keele Street go south (the campus is on your right)
* Turn onto the campus via the Main entrance, the first stop light after Steeles

From Highway 400 (northbound)

* Take Hwy. 400 north to Steeles Avenue
* Exit onto Steeles Ave. and go east
* Follow Steeles Avenue east to Keele Street
* At Keele Street go south (the campus is on your right)
* Turn onto the campus via the Main entrance, the first stop light after Steeles

Parking:

Parking is nearby. The Students Parking Garage is the closest: daily rates are $2.00 per hour up to $14.00 maximum; Saturday is a flat rate of $7.00. Another available parking lot is Founders Road East Lot (#66 on the map). They have a $9.00 flat rate. Look at the map for other parking lots (there are a number of them).