There are many ways one can get to the waterfront. Whether public transit, car routes, bike paths, or boat service, this section will help you find the course best suited for you. 

Driving Directions

From Lakeshore Boulevard head south on Lower Simcoe Street to access Toronto’s Central Waterfront. Underground parking is available one block west at Rees Street and Queens Quay. There are additional parking lots located at 131 Harbour Street (at Bay Street), below the Radisson Admiral at 249 Queens Quay (access from Robertson Crescent) and a large above-ground Standard Parking lot at 200 Queens Quay West (off Lower Simcoe Street). 


Ride the Martin Goodman Trail along our new pedestrian-friendly promenade, or take any street between Bathurst and Parliament traveling south to Queens Quay West and bike along the water for the most scenic route. Bike parking is available.


Head south on York Street from Union Station. Take a right on Queens Quay West for about two minutes and Toronto’s Central Waterfront will be on your left. The PATH also provides a direct underground route south from Union to the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.


The 509 Harbourfront streetcar runs East-West from Union Station to the Exhibition. The 510 Spadina streetcar runs from Union Station to Spadina station (at Bloor Street). Exit at the Ferry Docks stop or anywhere along Queens Quay to get to the Waterfront. TTC Trip Planner.


Visiting Toronto’s Waterfront by boat during the summer is easy! All docking areas can be accessed through either the western or eastern channel. Upon entry into the Toronto Inner Harbour, head for the north shore.