Anime North is happy to offer complimentary shuttle transfer between the Toronto Congress Center (TCC) and most official hotels. There are 2 continuous looping shuttle bus routes for Anime North. Route 1 Green loops between event hotels and Toronto Congress Center. Route 2 Yellow loops between selected preferred overflow hotels and Toronto Congress Center. In order to board Route 2 shuttle, you must book a room following Anime North booking instructions. Each bus will display Route information clearly on its windshield. Please ensure you take the correct shuttle. There might be a bit of wait during peak periods due to traffic and demand. We have multiple buses service the route to ease congestion whenever possible. All buses are on a loop and will stop at each designated stop to pick up and drop off without any wait time. There is no direct bus service from any hotel to Toronto Congress Center. If you are wearing large costume or carry large amount of luggage, please consider your ability to board the bus safely and quickly without holding the bus up. Please note, posted times are the time buses coming in and going off service, please ensure you take your last transfer at least half hour before bus service stops.
Route 1 Green
This is the shuttle that loops between Toronto Congress Center and event hotels. It is open to all Anime North badge holders. On Friday, it will not stop at International Plaza due to traffic congestion and it will stop by Holiday Inn International Airport for Moonlight ball. Typical wait time for Route 1 is 30 minutes. This route is serviced by a wheelchair accessible coach bus majority of the time. Wheelchair shall have priority access to available bus space.
Friday 1400-0300 hours. Looping: TCC - Crowne Plaza - Holiday Inn International - Sheraton
Saturday 1000-2400 hours. Looping: TCC - Crowne Plaza - Sheraton - International Plaza
Sunday 0800-2100 hours. Looping: TCC - Crowne Plaza - Sheraton - International Plaza
Route 2 Yellow
This is the shuttle that loops between Toronto Congress Center and selected preferred overflow hotels. If you booked an overflow hotel with Route 2 shuttle service following Anime North booking instruction; shuttle bus stickers will be issued by hotel desk upon check in up to a maximum of 4 stickers per room. Please place this sticker on your Anime North badge or hotel room key. You will be required to display this sticker every time you board the Route 2 shuttle bus. No sticker = no ride. Typical wait time for Route 2 is 60 minutes. Extra shuttle endorsement sticker is not available to purchase.
Looping: TCC - Marriott - Quality Suites - Westin - Hilton - Hilton Garden Inn - Fairfield - Hampton Inn - ALT - Four Points.
Friday 1600-0100 hours.
Saturday 1000-2400 hours.
Sunday 0900-1900 hours.
Shuttle Bus Stop Locations
Hotel stops are generally curbside stops along the road (i.e. Dixon Rd).
Stops will be marked with "Official Anime North Shuttle Bus Stop" election style campaign lawn sign.
During rain, buses will make its way as close to hotel lobby entrance as possible.
|Venue||Address||Bus Stop Location||Route|
|TCC - Toronto Congress Center||650 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 1J1||Along long grass island by Q-tip shaped water tower or south building hall F||1 & 2|
|Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport||33 Carlson Ct, Toronto, ON M9W 6H5||Direct in front of the hotel half way at the turning circle||1|
|Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport||970 Dixon Road, Rexdale, Toronto, ON M9W 1J9||Hotel will open all parking gates. Bus will enter into hotel's parking lot for U turn then stop by hotel front entrance||1 - Fri Only|
|Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel||801 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 1J5||By grass island in front of hotel entrance on hotel's lot||1|
|International Plaza Hotel / Delta Airport||655 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 1J3||On Dixon right after main entrance||1 - Sat/Sun|
|Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel||901 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON M9W 1J5||On NE corner of Dixon & Carlingview, other side of Dixon from hotel||2|
|Quality Suites Toronto Airport||262 Carlingview Dr, Toronto, ON M9W 5G1||On NW corner of Dixon & Carlingview||2|
|The Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport||950 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 5N4||On Dixon right after hotel's driveway||2|
|Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites||5875 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 1N1||On Dixon directly in front of hotel's entrance||2|
|Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport||3311 Caroga Dr, Mississauga, ON L4V 1A3||On Caroga close by hotel's entrance||2|
|Fairfield Inn & Suites Toronto Airport||3299 Caroga Dr, Mississauga, ON L4V 1A3||On Caroga close by hotel's entrance||2|
|Hampton Inn & Suites By Hilton Toronto Airport||3279 Caroga Dr, Mississauga, ON L4V 1A3||On Caroga close by hotel's entrance||2|
|Alt Hotel Toronto Airport||6080 Viscount Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 0A1||On NW corner of Viscount & 409 exit, other side of Viscount from hotel||2|
|Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport||6257 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E4||On American Drive, just East of hotel entrance||2|