Toronto Pearson YYZ Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Toronto Pearson YYZ Airport

Passenger Terminal Layout of Toronto Pearson Airport, with transferconnections, transfer procedures, automated border clearance, Terminal Details, Airline Lounges & Premier Dining:

The passenger terminal complex at Toronto Pearson International includes two new terminals – T1 & T3 - connected by the accessible LINK Train running 24/7.  Each terminal has US Border Pre-clearance facilities, as well as its own services and amenities, including food & drink, retail and duty-free concessions, and free WiFi internet access. Note that NEXUS cardholders will be able to use a separate line at some security points. 
LINK Train connections between T1, T3, Hotel & Economy Lot:  The LINK Train offers free transportation between Terminal 1, Terminal 3, the Sheraton Gateway Hotel, and the Economy Lot ('Reduced Rate Lot') at Viscount Station; it runs 24/7 and is wheelchair accessible. Trains stop at the following locations:
    For T1, the train platform is in the T-1 Parking Garage, level 5. To get there from the terminal take the West pedestrian bridge to the parking garage. 
    For T3, the train platform is inside the T3/Sheraton Hotel pedestrian bridge. To get there from T3 follow signs up escalator /elevator to the Sheraton Hotel.
    For the Sheraton Hotel, the train platform is in the Terminal 3/Sheraton hotel pedestrian bridge. To get there from the Hotel use the Hotel lobby.
    For the Economy Lot, the train platform is at Viscount Station, which is on American Drive between Viscount & Airport Roads.

Customs offers three passenger lines:
for returning Canadians, for foreign visitors, and for passengers bound for connecting flights.
Passengers connecting from an international or trans-border arrival to another international (except U.S.) departure
go to one of the B checkpoints along the international arrivals walkway for passport control & immigration checks, and from there to Pier (Concourse) F - no baggage re-check and security check  needed.  Those arrivals connecting onward to the U.S. will no longer have to collect their checked bags.
Automated Border Clearance kiosks ('ABCs') are now available to arriving Canadian citizens with valid passport, and to permanent residents with permanent  resident card. The kiosks do not require pre-registration or membership fees.   ABC kiosks are available at Terminals 1 & 3. For more information visit Canada Border Services Agency at:


Terminal 1 of Toronto Pearson with D, E & F gates serves most Star Alliance airline members.  T1 has four levels - pre-security areas are on Ground level G,  levels 1 - Arrivals,  Level 2 - Parking & Link Train, & Level 3 - check-in.  Post-security gate areas are located on levels 1 & 2:  (a) Level 1 houses Canadian gates D1-12, and USA gates F84-F99 are on level 1 (USA gates F84-99 on level 1 may be reached from level 2);  (b) Level 2 houses Canadian gates D20-57; USA gates F32-99; and international gates E68-E81.
    Ground Level of T1 has desks for out-of-town vans and for group check-in, parking & hotel shuttles & public transport, as well as Lost & Found & 2 Information desks. Doors R & S lead to the bus stops.
    Level 1 is the Arrivals level of T1,  has baggage claim, oversized baggage, connection desk, interfaith chapel, Travelers' Aid, currency exchange, ATM machine,elevators/escalators, 6 information desks, security checkpoints, and Canada Border Service Agency.   It also houses US and International arrivals, security & passport check, currency exchange and access to street and taxi & limo stands.
    Level 2 is the Departures level of T1, with check-in counters A - N (with  H counters for US departures and connections in the center); to the left is the F & G transfer corridor, in the center the arrivals and departures corridor & Maple Leaf Lounge; and to the right is the  E & F Transfer corridor. This level also houses Information counters, security screening, Canada Immigration &  Canada Custom B, US Customs & US Customs Waiver Office, with access to 
   Canadian gates D1-D12, & D20-56*;
   USA gates F32-F99 & F84-F99 ; with International gates E68-81 at level 3, reached from level 2.

* Connecting to Terminal 3 gates: Near gate D20 is a transfer tunnel connecting to T3's A, B & C gates - or take the Link Train.
    Level 3 is the International check-in level level of T1, with access to security check and to boarding area.
NOTE:  Once Terminal 1 reached its maximum capacity, the existing IFT infield terminal with gates 521-531 will be reopened.)

Terminal 3 of Toronto Pearson with A, B & C gates serves most SkyTeam & Oneworld airlines, as well as non-affiliated airlines. T3 has two levels. The two Concourse /Piers are reached from level 2:  International gates B/C with gates B14-B37 (close to gate B20 is an escalator/ elevator down to the tunnel connecting to gates A1-A6 - which in turn connect to the WestJet Pier);  Canadian gates B14-B41; & USA gates A2-A20 (A2-A6 is reached by elevator down.
NOTE:  By July 2015, T3's expansion was completed with over 80,000 sq.feet of added space, and should increase yearly passenger count by nearly 3M.
    Level 1 of T3 is the Arrivals level,
which connects by a tunnel to parking P1, and to another long tunnel on the other side, leading to the U.S. gates A1a to A1g, with an elevator and escalator.  Separate gate  A07 is at the right end of this level. The Arrivals level also houses US Customs and Canada Immigration & Canada Border Services, Traveller's Aid, Lost & Found, and baggage claims, with outside access to all types of transportation.
    Level 2* of T3 is the Check-in & Departures level, which connects to via 2 air bridges to Parking & Hotel, and to the LINK Train in the center.  Check-in counter arrangement:  from center through the east end are Canadian & Foreign check-in facilities B & C with three separate checkpoints;  at the west end are the U.S. check-in facilities with their own checkpoint.  Level 2 connects to:
   Canadian Departure level with B gates B14-41,
   International Departure level with B & C gates - B14-26 & C30-36, and on opposite side to:
   U.S. gates A6-20 (eclator /elevator down to gates A2-A5
If connecting to D, E & F gates of T1 take the Link train or use the transfer tunnel, arriving at gate D20.
* NOTE: Level 2 is under construction - with the intent to streamline the transfer for connecting passengers - who will then check-in their baggage with their airline in the Departures Hall, at Aisle 9, which includes US Customs. 30 new APCs (automated passport clearance kiosks), and 10 Global Entry kiosks will be added for U.S. bound passengers.  Already, the International West Screening Point is now primary entry point.  Also more screening lanes are now available.  Completion is scheduled for second quarter 2016.

      The new 2-level 80,000 sq.foot WestJet Pier - with a total of 9 airline gates on 2 levels - reopened June 2015 - now able to accommodate 2.9M WestJet passengers a year. Accessible from the A Gates, level 1 houses walkout gates B1a - B1d, while level 2 houses airbridge gates B2a, B2c, B3, B4, B5. The Pier, with airfield views, includes comfortable seating & electronic device charging; a business center, local retailers & craft beer, duty-free & a spa.  

Both Terminals 1 & 3 offer:
    New Dining Experience
A new dining concept at Pearson offers premier Toronto-based restaurants with fresh local markets, unique atmoshere and innovation.
    Airline Lounges: Star Alliance, Skyteam and Oneworld member airlines maintain lounges inside the passenger terminals, which are accessible to their preferred customers and holders of certain elite cards; however there are also several ‘pay-in’ lounges, accessible by all passengers, regardless of status and airline.
    Terminal 1 offers three Maple Leaf Lounges accessible to certain Star Alliance customers and located in the following areas: (a) International level 3, Node F; (b) International / USA, level 4, Node F; and (c) Domestic area.
    Terminal 3 offers
       (a) the American Airlines Admirals Club, British Airways’ Galleries Club and Galleries First lounges – all three accessible by certain OneWorld customers;
       (b) the KLM Crown Lounge, accessible by certain Skyteam customers, and
       (c) the Plaza Premium Lounge, a pay-in lounge accessible to all passengers situated near gate C24.
   Other Services: A coat check of Samsonite at both terminals; Interfaith prayer rooms at T1 & T3;  Concierge Services (tel. 416-776-2649); free baggage carts, free WiFi access.

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