American Public Garden Association Conference 2017
Hamilton & Niagara, Ontario
June 19-23, 2017

Travelling to Hamilton

The Association is providing the following resources in order to assist our attendees headed to Hamilton. We highly recommend that you make your travel plans in advance and ensure any required documents (i.e. PASSPORTS) are correct and up-to-date.



(Please note: the below fees are in Canadian currency. Foreign transaction fees may apply)

Toronto’s Pearson International Airport

Airways Transit is proud to offer our attendees preferred shared ride transportation between Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) and downtown Hamilton. 

Rate: $48.67 plus HST ($55.00 incl. Tax) for a one-way, single passenger rideIf three or more persons are travelling together on the same reservation, group fares will be applied and noted on your confirmation).

CLICK HERE to book online using the code APGA2017. Advanced reservations and prepayment are required for preferred rate eligibility.


Buffalo International Airport

Airways Transit is teaming up with Niagara Air Bus to offer shared ride connecting service to and from Buffalo International Airport. Passengers will travel the first part of the trip on Niagara Air Bus and then transfer to an Airways Transit vehicle for the remainder of the trip for $98.00 per passenger.

In addition, we offer private non-stop service (3 passenger maximum) for $244.00.

For Buffalo Airport reservations: call 800-563-4602 or 905-689-4460. Mention the conference code APGA2017 when making your reservation.



Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA):
(The below information was provided directly from the Government of Canada's official website

A new entry requirement is now in effect: visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents cannot apply for an eTA.

It only costs $7 CAD. Most eTA applications are approved within minutes of applying. Entry requirements for other methods of travel (land, sea) have not changed.

For full details, visit:


To find out if you need to apply for a visitor visa, visit:


Contact the American Public Gardens Association at or (610) 708-3012 with any questions.


Approved event letter.

Conference buses will load here.