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Welcome, Newcomers!

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Welcome, Newcomers!

Explore your new home

Newcomers on a GO train

To help you get settled in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area (GTHA), we have easy-to-follow instructions that make riding on GO Transit comfortable, safe and convenient.

  • Ride GO trains and buses when going to work, events, appointments, when visiting family and friends or to discover the region.
  • You’ll save money because you won’t need to get a car right away to travel around.
  • Kids 12 and under always ride free.

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Participating Settlement Agencies

Agency Name

Street Address

1911 Kennedy Road, Unit 105, Scarborough M1P 2L9

197 County Court Blvd., Suite 303, Brampton L6W 4P6

3227 Eglinton Ave East, Suite 135, Scarborough M1J 3M5

2330 Midland Avenue, Toronto M1S 5G5

5284 Hwy 7, Unit 2, Markham L3P 1B9

7220 Kennedy Road, Unit 8, Markham L3R 7P2

130 Mulock Drive, Unit 2, Newmarket L3Y 7C5

4051 Gordon Baker Road, Unit A, Scarborough M1W 2P3

Sheridan Mall 1700 Wilson Avenue Suite 206, Toronto M3L 1B2

3038 Hurontario Street, Suite 206, Mississauga L5B 3B9

1280 Finch Ave West, Suite 607, North York M3J 3K6

165 Dundas Street West, Suite 116, Mississauga L5B 2N6

1530 Albion Road #83, Etobicoke M9V 1B4

365 Bloor Steet East, 18th Floor, Toronto M4W 3L4

31 Tapscott Road, Scarborough M1B 4Y7

4580 Dufferin Street, 2nd Floor, North York M3H 5Y2

2 Lansing Square, Suite 700, North York M2J 4P8

10 Milner Business Court, Suite 600, Scarborough M1B 3C6

467 Main Street East, Hamilton, ON L8N 1K1

789 Yonge Street, Toronto M4W 2G8

Travel the region with PRESTO

If you have a PRESTO card, you can use it to pay fares on GO trains and buses.

First, you’ll need to add money to your PRESTO card using one of these methods:

a) Download the PRESTO mobile app or go online at

b) Use a PRESTO self-serve machine at a GO train.

c) Go to a participating Shoppers Drug Mart store and ask a customer service representative.

*For a limited time, when you use your new PRESTO card from the welcome brochure, you will automatically get a discount of 50% off the adult fare on GO trains and buses from July 1, 2024 – September 30, 2024.

Illustration of a PRESTO card

Have fun and save with PRESTO Perks!

Get discounts on many attractions by showing your PRESTO card:

• Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
• Ontario Science Centre
• Toronto Zoo
• Hockey Hall of Fame

Logos of the ROM, Toronto Zoo, Ontario Science Centre, and the Hockey Hall of Fame

Take GO to world-famous Niagara Falls

Purchase one package and travel roundtrip from Toronto to Niagara Falls, including access to the WEGO bus system that connects to Niagara Parks locations and other destinations across Niagara Falls. Order your ticket online, check the GO Train schedule to pick your preferred time and you’re off exploring.

Ride the GO Train from Union Station to the GO Niagara Train station, where you’ll find the hop-on, hop-off WEGO bus ready to take you exploring along the 56 kilometer Niagara River Corridor.

Round trip (Toronto to Niagara Falls) from $20

Get details here!
Niagara Falls in the daytime

Save money on transit with Ontario’s One Fare!

When you ride on GO and pay with PRESTO, transfers to and from local transit are free. Simply tap your PRESTO, credit or debit card along the way, and your local transit trip will be free.

GO Transit, Brampton Transit, Durham Regional Transit, Oakville Transit, HSR, TTC, VIVA, MiWay

Travelling on GO Transit will save you money

Discover beautiful parks, fun family attractions, great shopping, amazing restaurants and more when you travel faster, easier and more affordably with GO Transit.

Ways to pay

More Newcomer Resources

Get additional information, tips and trip-planning resources

System Map

Take the UP Express train for a stress-free ride to and from Pearson Airport

UP Express train arriving at Pearson Airport Station while a plane takes off in the background

It only takes 25 minutes or less and kids go free! It’s the fastest, easiest and most affordable way to the airport.

UP Express