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Picking up and dropping off

If you’re picking up an arriving traveller or dropping someone off for a departure, we have a variety of parking options for you.   

Express Pass free limited parking – Recommended

Express Pass allows you to park in our covered garages in Terminals 1 and 3 for up to 18 minutes for free when picking up or dropping off passengers. Express Pass is a safe, contactless parking option and is a free alternative to waiting curbside at our terminals. If you choose the Express Pass option, please ensure you communicate your parking level and parking space to your arriving party. Book your free Express Pass.

Short-term parking

Short-term parking is available at Terminal 1 Express Park and is the best option for stays of 3 hours or less. Short-term parking is also available at Terminal 3 Daily Park. Both locations are conveniently located next to the terminals. This is a paid parking product using the posted rates. 

For longer visits, choose the Daily Park lot.

Cell phone waiting area

If picking up a passenger, use the free Cell Phone Waiting Area to park your car and wait until your passenger contacts you after disembarking and picking up their luggage. Arrange a place to meet on the arrivals curb outside, then drive to meet them when they are ready.  

It is free to use for up to 45 minutes, but you must turn off your vehicle and stay with it at all times. 

Alternatively, you can park for up to 18 minutes free of charge in our covered garages in Terminals 1 and 3 with the Express Pass. Reserve a pass online.

1-minute pick-ups or drop-offs curbside at Terminals 1 and 3

For 1-minute pick-ups or drop-offs, you may stop briefly outside the Arrivals or Departures areas at either terminal. Note that waiting is not allowed here or on the roads leading to both terminals. The curb is currently operating at a limited capacity and idling vehicles are monitored 24/7.

Safety hazards of roadside parking

Please keep our roads safe by choosing the free Pearson Cell Phone Waiting Area or convenient short-term parking at one of our terminals instead of illegally parking on the terminal roadsides. If you park on the roadsides leading into the terminals, a photo will be taken of your licence plate and a $75 payment notice will be sent to your home address. If you’ve received a payment notice for parking on the roadside in the mail and have questions about payment, please contact 1-866-870-9113 or gtaa@singlepointgi.com.

Designated accessible drop-off locations

Accessible drop-off locations are available at the Departures Level of each terminal and offer a variety of features to assist individuals travelling with wheelchairs and mobility aids.

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