Children 12 years & under ride the GO Train for free!
Avoid the hassle of parking and take a relaxing train ride directly to the CNE. Get off at the Exhibition GO Station and you are here! It is the easiest way to get to the CNE and affordable too!
Lakeshore train service runs every 30 minutes, every day of the week, between 9 am and 1 am.
Niagara weekday and weekend train service includes arrivals and departures at the Niagara and St. Catharines VIA Stations.
Barrie, Stouffville and Kitchener line weekend train service connects to the Lakeshore West train at Union Station.
Special service is available for the CNE including Lakeshore late night service.
To plan your trip on GO Transit to the CNE, click here.
GO Transit savings for the CNE: If you’re travelling in a group or on a weekend, take advantage of one of the GO Transit Pass options: Weekday Group passes and Weekend Passes, both available for purchase online as GO e-tickets. Kids 12 and under always ride free on GO Transit.
Want to get on a GO Train at Exhibition Station without visiting the CNE?
Here are the instructions:
Walk north on Strachan Avenue
Turn left on East Liberty and walk west
Turn left on Atlantic Avenue and walk south to Exhibition Station
Visit ttc.ca for “Best Route” information.
TTC Buses & Streetcars offer direct service to the CNE, stopping at the Dufferin Gate Loop (west end of CNE grounds) and Exhibition Loop (via east end of grounds).
511 Bathurst Streetcar
From Bathurst Subway Station: the 511 Bathurst Streetcar south brings you to the Exhibition Loop
504B King Streetcar
From Broadview Subway Station: The 504B King Streetcar brings you to the Dufferin Gate Loop
29 Dufferin Bus
From Dufferin Subway Station: the 29 Dufferin Bus south brings you to the Dufferin Gate Loop
509 Harbourfront Streetcar
From Union Station: the 509 Harbourfront Streetcar brings you to the Exhibition Loop
There are other streetcar and bus routes, but the TTC recommends these four as the fastest and most efficient ways to get to the CNE. Children 12 & under can ride the TTC for FREE!
Also on weekends, park for FREE in the following TTC lots: Don Mills, Ellesmere, Finch, Islington, Keele, Kennedy, Kipling, Lawrence East, Leslie, Sheppard West, Victoria Park, Warden, Wilson & Yorkdale.
Ride Your Bike
Easy To Access
To get to the CNE, just follow the Martin Goodman Trail along the waterfront to Lake Shore Boulevard and British Columbia Road (Dufferin Street).
The Martin Goodman Trail is the Toronto stretch of the Waterfront Trail, which runs along the Canadian shores of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Visitors can learn more about this trail or find details of access points by visiting the Waterfront Trail Regeneration Trust website.
Where to Park Your Bike
Parking for bikes is available outside the Saskatchewan Gate (west end at Dufferin) and the Princes’ Gates (east end of grounds at Strachan).
The CNE is located at Toronto’s Exhibition Place north of Lake Shore Boulevard West between Strachan & Dufferin Streets. It is accessible directly from the Gardiner Expressway.
Leave yourself plenty of time to get here! Better yet, take public transit!
Each lot has a designated accessible parking area, which is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Lots 850 and 852 offer the greatest number of accessible spaces. To access Lot 850 (underground parking inside the Enercare Centre), please enter grounds from the east side via Strachan Avenue to Canada Boulevard. To access Lot 852 (south end of the grounds), enter CNE grounds at Ontario Drive. It is suggested you arrive early when planning your visit.
A daily parking rate applies. Parking fees for 2023 range from $40 to $45. Daily fees are posted on-site each day.