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Toronto Beaches Transit Options

April 15, 2010

Toronto Beaches Transit and Transportation Info

Beaches Transit, Beaches Streetcar, 501Getting in to and around The Toronto Beaches area is easy, whether by car, public transit - even on foot.

 

Toronto Beaches Transit

The Beach is well serviced by the TTC and access to downtown is provided by streetcars that run east and west across Queen. Access to the Danforth Subway line is via buses running north and south on Woodbine, Coxwell and Main. A GO station conveniently located at Main and Gerrard provides Upper Beach residents with a fast option for heading downtown.

Where do you want to go? See the links below to learn how to get in to, and around, the Beach.

Neville Park 501

The longest TTC route in Toronto starts and ends right in The Beaches! The Neville Park 501 originates at the Neville Park loop at the end of Queen St., and travels West along Queen all the way to the Long Branch loop in Toronto's West End. Here's a Toronto Star article with an interactive map of all the communities the Queen Streetcar passes through.

Click here for a schedule of TTC route 501 Eastbound.
Click here for a route map of the 501 Streetcar

Commuting To Downtown Toronto

Several options are available to get to and from downtown Toronto on weekdays.

502 Downtowner

Originating at the Bingham loop, (at Victoria Park and Kingston Road) this streetcar runs along Kingston Road from Bingham Avenue and connects with Queen St. at the junction of Kingston Road and Queen. It travels west to Queen and McCaul, and offers a connection to both the Queen St. station and Osgoode Station on the Yonge and University line.

Here's the TTC route map for the 502 'Downtowner'.
Here's the operating schedule forĀ  TTC route 502 Eastbound .

503 Kingston Road

The 503 Kingston Rd streetcar route also originates at the Bingham loop at Victoria Park and Kingston Road, and runs across Queen Street, but then drops down to King Street West and York Street. It serves the King Station on the Yonge-University-Spadina Subway. It runs within a block of both Union Station and St. Andrew's station on the Yonge-University-Spadina line as well.

This takes you to the TTC Route 503 Map.
This links to the TTC Route 503 Eastbound operating schedule.

North - South Routes

  • 22 Coxwell
  • 91 Woodbine
  • 64 Main

GO Transit to/from the Beaches

The Beach is also served by a GO Station, conveniently located at Main between Gerrard and Danforth. This link provides quick access to Union Station and Toronto's business core, as well as providing East and West links to locales outside of Metropolitan Toronto.

Information on travel from this GO transit station.

Getting to the station is easy--simply take the TTC - Main Bus - Route 64 Northbound) from Queen or Kingston Rd, and exit at Danforth. Walk south on the East side of the street and follow the signage to the station, located just under the bridge.

The Beaches by Car

Queen St., heading eastbound is the main thoroughfare to the core of Beach shopping, eating, and access to beaches, parks and other activities. Drivers can drive West on Queen and follow signage to connect with the Lakeshore and Don Valley Parkway.

The Beaches by Foot

Putting on your walking shoes to see the sights is one of the best ways to get around the Beach. No waiting for parking, lots of window-shopping and great people-watching is guaranteed!

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