Travel Information

Getting Around

Public Transit

All Toronto Biennial of Art sites are accessible by TTC, Toronto’s safe and affordable public transit system. A single adult trip costs $3.25 and day passes are available for $13.00. For schedules and routes, please visit ttc.ca.

Cycling & Walking

Many of the Biennial sites are located on or near Toronto’s waterfront. We invite visitors to travel between Biennial sites along the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail.

The Biennial has partnered with Bike Share Toronto to provide visitors access to 5,000 bikes and 465 stations across 100km2of the city, including a rack located at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E. A 10-day pass is available for only $15 with the code TBA2019. For more information, please visit bikesharetoronto.com/tba.


For site-specific directions and parking locations and fees, please visit the exhibition site page directly.


Get there with Lyft! Biennial visitors get 20% off two rides to or from Biennial sites between September 18 to December 1 with the code TOBIENNIAL19. Visit lyft.com.

Hotel Partners

The Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, Ontario

This four-star Marriott hotel on Toronto’s waterfront is located within a 15-minute walk to  four Biennial sites, including the main Exhibition site at 259 Lake Shore Blvd E. Biennial visitors can take advantage of an exclusive Biennial price of *$229 CAD a night.

Visit this unique the Biennial’s page at Marriott.com for special rates
*Subject to availability between September 21 and December 1

Hotel X
111 Princes’ Boulevard
Entrance at corner of Lake Shore Blvd W and Newfoundland Dr.
Toronto, Ontario 
+1 (855) 943-9300

Hotel X Toronto is a luxury hotel on the Toronto’s waterfront located 1 km from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Featuring spacious rooms, restaurants, cafés, bars and more, Biennial visitors will be extended 20% off the Best Flexible Rate, and will be available to book as of Friday, Sept 6 for dates between Sept 21 and Nov 30.

For more information, please visit the Biennial’s page at HotelXToronto.com for discounted rates.

Gladstone Hotel
1214 Queen St W.
Toronto, Ontario
(416) 531-4635

With 37 unique artist-designed rooms, over 45 art exhibitions a year, and 3 dedicated  gallery spaces, there’s a reason the Gladstone Hotel is known as Toronto’s leading arts hotel. Biennial visitors can enjoy 15% off standard rates from Nov 1 – Dec 1 and catch the Hard Twist 14 – Entwined and the Why the @#&! Do You Paint? exhibits while you’re there.

Call 416.531.4635, email reservations@gladstonehotel.com, or visit gladstonehotel.com and reference Group Number / Promo Code: TBOA.