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.

NOTE:  As of Feb. 2017, all Virgin Atlantic and easyJet flights now depart from the North Terminal, while British Airways now uses the South Terminal. 
 Terminal 1 now offer up to 50 automated baggage drops,

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:
 - In July 2016 a new preclearance process took effect: CATSA screening occurs prior to U.S. CBP processing -  meaning that passengers check bags prior to moving through security sceening & U.S. CBP process; connecting passengers headed to the U.S. have a more streamlined experience. (Also, T1 added another 28 APC kiosks  for a total of 56.)
 -  All Virgin Atlantic and easyJet flights now depart from the North Terminal, while British Airways now uses the South Terminal. 
 Terminal 1 now offer up to 50 automated baggage drops,


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,  level 1 is Arrivals,  Level 2  Parking & Link Train, & Level 3 - check-in.  The public area  includes check-in facilities, and a host of amenities & services, leading after security check to  post-security gate areas - located on both levels 1 & 2. 
- The East side with Canada D gates and some International E gates houses D gates 1-57 (gates D1-D12 are on level 1;  D gates 36, 34, 32, 51, 53, 55 & 57 are shared by USA F gates with identical numbers..
- The West side with F & E gates serves mostly USA gates F60-67 and F82-99 (F84-99 are reached by escalator /elevator).  At the bottom of the west concourse are the International E gates E68-79 and E69-73 on opposite sides, sharing USA F gates with identical numbers, while the center houses International E gates 74-77 only.
- Canada's D gates D1-57are spread over the eastern part of the concourse area.
- USA F gates  occupy part of the eastern, central, southern & northern part of the concourse area, with gates F32-36, F51-57, F60-82 (on level 2) and gates F84-99 on level 1.
- International E gates E68-81 are at the bottom of the south concourse in the western part of the concourse area.
    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 all gates.
    Level 3 is the International check-in 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.)

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.

Terminal 3 of Toronto Pearson with A, B & C gates
serves most SkyTeam & Oneworld airlines, as well as some non-affiliated airlines. WestJet now has its own 2-level pier with nine B gates. From the public check-in area there are three separate security checkpoints for boarding areas A, B & C.  T3's recent expansion added over 80,000 sq.feet of new space. While there are two concourses and their connectors, with a total of 41 gates, the gates surrounding the area after passing respective security checks start with gates A6 & A7- reached by elevator/escalator from the north-east side of the public area. A bit further south are gates A8-A20.  Gates 17-20 are shared B & A gates, while B gates B22-B37 continue thereafter. B gates cover half of East, Center & part of West piers - while C gates C30-36 are at West Pier's end (after gate B37) - reached from level 2.  Furthermore, the new
- USA flights use A gates A6-A20; as well as 4 gates B1a - B1d - reached by tunnel between A12-A13 gates. From A gates passengers can now connect to the new WestJet Pier with B gates .
- Canada & International flights use gates B17-B37 and C30-C36, as well as 5 gates B2a/c-B3-B5 - reached by tunnel between A12-A13 gates.
    Level 1 of T3 is the Arrivals level, which connects on one side by tunnel to parking P1, and to another side by long tunnel to the U.S. gates A1a though A1g,  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 counters 155 - 190 (east), 203 -342 (center) and 403-540 (west) - with separate east, center and west checkpoints. (U.S. check-in facilities with their own checkpoint are at west end. NOTE: Level 2 now offers streamlined transfer for connecting passengers - who now check-in their bags in the Departures Hall, Aisle 9, which includes US Customs. 30 new APC self-serve kiosks, and 10 Global Entry kiosks for U.S. bound passengers.  The International West Screening Point is now primary entry point.   Level 2 connects to:
- Domestic & International Departures with B gates B14-1,
- International Departure level with B & C gates - B14-26 & C30-36, and on opposite side to:
- U.S. gates A6-20 and gates A2-A5 - reached by esclator /elevator down to level 1.
- If connecting to D, E & F gates of T1 take the Link train or use the transfer tunnel, arriving at gate D20.
NOTE:  A newly redeveloped retail area in 'Node C' of T3 - is now at post-security, offering expanded retail options and creating much-needed space at Arrivals. It features 'Eye in the Sky' sklylight, with natural light extending through Departure & Arrival levels - and embellished  with large chandelier, 'tree lamps' & park benches. 
      * New 2-level 80,000 sq.foot WestJet Pier with B gates (accessible from the A Gates of T3) offers nine airline gates on two levels: 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. Other terminal amenities: 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
    Airline & other 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 2 offers the newly renovated common-use Escapa Lounge with new ktchen & bar, holding up to 212 passengers.
- Terminal 3 offers:
(a) American Airlines Admirals Club, British Airways’ Galleries Club and Galleries First lounges – all three accessible by certain OneWorld customers;
(b) KLM Crown Lounge, accessible by certain Skyteam customers, and
(c) Plaza Premium Lounge, a pay-in lounge accessible to all passengers situated near gate C24.

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