Holiday season traveling with GO Transit

Happy Traveldays with GO

Planning for the holiday season? We’ll get you there! Sit back, relax and hop on GO this holiday season. Avoid traffic and enjoy the comfort, convenience & warmth of a train or bus ride. Happy Traveldays!

Plan your trip.

Pre-buy your GO train or bus e-ticket online here!

Take GO to your holiday event

Aurora Winter Fair

Watch as Ontario Place is transformed into a winter wonderland filled with hidden hilltops, arctic retreats, luminous gardens and whimsical.

Dates: November 22nd to January 5th
Venue: Ontario Place, West Island
Closest GO Station: Exhibition GO Station
How to get there by GO: Travel along Lakeshore West GO Train line to Exhibition GO
Offer: Save 15% off admissoins when you enter your PRESTO card online.

Plan your trip to the Aurora Winter Fair!


Toronto Christmas Market

Enjoy this European style market, in the heart of Distillery District. Cozy up by the fire, shop around and more.
Dates: November 14th to December 22nd
Venue: Distillery District, Toronto
Closest GO Station: Union Station
How to get there by GO: Travel along any of our GO train lines or bus routes to Union Station, then transfer to TTC to get to Distillery District. Connect to Fort York-Esplanade 121 Bus to Mill Street or Cherry Street.

Plan your trip to the Toronto Christmas Market!


Skating in Toronto

Whether you want to skate your heart out next to City Hall, on the Harbourfront or outside of Union Station, these rinks are vibrant all winter long!
Dates: Opens early December
Venue: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto Harbourfront & Union Station’s TD Square
Closest GO Station: Union Station
How to get there by GO: Travel along any of our GO train lines or bus routes to Union Station, then walk to TD Square & Toronto Harbourfront or take TTC to Nathan Phillips Square.

Plan your trip for skating in Toronto!

Holiday shopping in Toronto

Check off everyone on your list when heading to the city's premier urban shopping location, home to more than 250 retailers!
Dates: November and December
Venue: CF Toronto Eaton Centre
Closest GO Station: Union Station
How to get there by GO: Travel along any of our GO train lines or bus routes to Union Station, then walk or take TTC to CF Toronto Eaton Centre. Additionally, we have a lot of local GO Bus routes to get you to other malls in the GTA including Square One, Yorkdale and more.

Plan your trip for shopping in Toronto!

Cavalcade of Lights

This marquee event officially kick starts the holiday season in Toronto, with a tree lighting in Nathan Phillips Square, live performances and fireworks.
Dates: November 30th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Venue: Nathan Phillips Square
Closest GO Station: Union Station
How to get there by GO: Travel along any of our GO train lines or bus routes to Union Station, then walk or take TTC to Nathan Phillips Square.

Plan your trip to the Cavalcade of Lights!

Niagara's Winter Festival of Lights

Be amazed at this 8km lighting display that really captures the magic of the season. In addition to several events all winter long in Niagara.
Dates: November 16th to January 12th
Venue: Queen Victoria Park
Closest GO Station: Niagara Falls GO Station
How to get there by GO: Travel along weekday GO Train service to Niagara or take a GO Train to Burlington and travel to our GO Bus Route 12 to get to Niagara, then connect to WEGO bus service to get to downtown Niagara Falls. Furthermore, weekend Niagara GO Train service is now year-round!

Plan your trip to Niagara's Winter Festival of Lights!

Travelling out of town

We have GO Bus service that gets you directly to the airport, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Dates: Year-round
Venue: Pearson Airport
Closest GO Station: Pearson Airport Bus Stop – Terminal 1
How to get there by GO: Travel along weekday or weekend GO Bus service to Pearson Airport, along Route 40 between Hamilton, Oakville, Mississauga and Richmond Hill or along Route 34 between Yorkdale, Yonge St./Sheppard and Finch Bus Terminal!

Plan your trip to Toronto Pearson Airport!

E-tickets now available!

Get to your holiday event with a GO Transit e-ticket. Single-ride adult e-tickets are now available. Best of all, kids 12 and under ride GO for free!

Pre-buy your e-ticket here!

* Must pre-purchase tickets online. Available on smartphones only. Not available at station.

Save with Short Distance Fares!

Take GO Transit to your holiday events for only $3.70 with your PRESTO card between Exhibition GO, Scarborough GO, Danforth GO and Mimico GO and Union Station.

All shorter length trips of 10km or less across the GO Transit network are only $3.70 when you use your PRESTO card, or $4.40 with a ticket.

Plan your trip.

Learn more about short distance fares here.



Check out our How to: Plan Your Trip video for all the details.