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The Wonders of Technology
May 4-7, 2008
Tips for Air Travelers
This page contains information that is intended to help you make the most
convenient travel arrangements, depending on where you are arriving from.
The main airports are in Buffalo (U.S.A.) and Toronto (Canada).
Arriving by air from U.S.A.
Arriving by air from Canada and anywhere except U.S.A.
Buffalo airport is likely your best arrival point, as it is the closest
airport to Niagara Falls, Canada. Travel time from the airport to the
conference hotel is about 1/2 hour, not including delays at the
U.S.A./Canada border crossing which can be significant. Normally, a valid
passport (that permits entry into Canada and return to the United States)
Both airport web sites have terminal maps, ground transportation information,
as well as airline flight schedule, arrival and departure information, etc.
Toronto airport is likely preferable to Buffalo airport as your best
arrival point, as you will avoid the extra formalities, documentation,
and restrictions that may be incurred passing through the United States.
Travel time from Toronto airport to the conference hotel is about 1 1/2 hours,
not including highway congestion delays which are similar to those in other
major cities in the world.
Hamilton Airport is another choice. It is a much smaller airport with
limited airlines and routes, but is only about 3/4 of an hour from the
conference hotel and in/out times are much shorter.
Recommended Ground Transportation
While there are many limousine, taxi, and bus services available at both
Buffalo and Toronto airports, your committee recommends:
- Niagara Air Bus which specializes in service between
Niagara Falls and both airports. You can book on-line using this link.
Please note that there are two different cities called Niagara Falls, one
on the Canadian side of the Niagara River (in the province of Ontario),
the other on the American side (in the state of New York).
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