Directions & Tourist Information
Directions from southern Ontario cities:
Travel on Highway 2 until Highway 403. Take Highway 403 to the Aberdeen Avenue exit. After coming off Highway 403, proceed along Longwood Road to King Street. Turn left on King Street and go to the second traffic light. Turn right onto Sterling and proceed along Sterling to McMaster University.
Take Highway 6 to the point where it meets Highway 403 and proceed towards Hamilton. Take the Main Street West exit and proceed as described for those coming from Toronto.
Take Highway 8 to the Town of Dundas. Proceed along King Street straight through the town and this will become Highway 102 Cootes Drive. Just after one enters Hamilton, there is an exit on the right for McMaster University.
From the Niagara Peninsula and St. Catharines
Follow the Queen Elizabeth Way over the Skyway Bridge as though going on to Toronto. Take Highway 403 towards Hamilton and exit as described about in the Directions coming from Toronto.
From Toronto, Oakville, Burlington
Take Highway 403 to the Main St. W. exit, At the traffic lights, at the top of the ramp, turn left and then immediately right on Newton Avenue. Continue to King Street. Cross King Street onto Sterling Street and proceed up Sterling Street to the McMaster campus.
HSR-Hamilton Street Railway
The Hamilton Street Railway is a Public Transit System servicing Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Dundas, Glanbrook, Ancaster and Burlington. Buses regularly operate through the University on several routes-the University, BEELINE Express are two routes expressly servicing the University community throughout the teaching day.