Alternate route to Waterloo's north entrance: To reach Waterloo's north entrance from University Avenue, turn right onto Phillip Street (first set of lights past Albert Street), then left onto Columbia Street. Turn left into the University of Waterloo.
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Waterloo's School of Architecture is located at 7 Melville Street South in Cambridge, ON – approximately 30 kilometres southeast of Waterloo's main campus. If you'll be taking public transit, see below for more information.
Waterloo's School of Pharmacy is located at 10 Victoria Street South, Kitchener ON. Google Maps route to the School of Pharmacy from the main Waterloo campus.
The University of Waterloo campus in Stratford is located at 125 St. Patrick Street.
Greyhound Canada offers return trip and one-way fares to Kitchener, ON – Waterloo's twin city – and Cambridge, ON. There is limited direct service to Waterloo; however, you can take the local GRT city bus to Waterloo's main campus once you arrive.
GO Transit offers service to Waterloo’s main campus daily from Mississauga and Milton. You can make connections to the entire GO Transit bus and train system at Square One, Mississauga.Back to top
A VIA Rail train station is located at 126 Weber Street West in Kitchener, ON – Waterloo's twin city.
The closest major airport is the Pearson International Airport in Toronto, ON – approximately one hour east of Kitchener-Waterloo.
The Region of Waterloo International Aiport is 20 km (about 30 minutes by car) from Waterloo's main campus. The airport is served by WestJet (direct flights to Calgary) and American Airlines (direct flights to Chicago).
Local taxis are usually waiting outside the train or bus station. If you need to call for one, we recommend the following companies:
Local bus service – provided by Grand River Transit (GRT) – covers the cities of Waterloo, Kitchener, and Cambridge. Bus terminals are located at 15 Charles Street West, in Kitchener, and 35 Ainslie Street South, in Cambridge. If you are taking public transit to the campus, please bring money for bus fares or to purchase adult bus tickets.
To reach Waterloo's main campus from the Charles Street terminal, you can take any of the following routes to the University of Waterloo. You can also plan your route on the GRT website!
iXpress - (Recommended Route)
Route 7D or 7E – Mainline
Route 8 - University/Fairview
To reach the School of Architecture from the Ainslie Street terminal, simply follow these directions.