Arriving in Canada

  • Information for Sarnia Students

    Sarnia is home to the main campus that is located 2.5 hours from the Pearson International Airport in Toronto. There are several ways that you can reach the Sarnia campus from the Toronto Pearson Airport. With proof of receipt, Lambton College will partially reimburse students for ground travel transportation by applying a non refundable credit to their second semester of up to $100 for the following options:

    1. Taking the Robert Q – a flexible shuttle service from the Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) to Sarnia
    2. Taking the VIA Rail – the Canadian National train service
    3. Taking a taxi from the Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport (YZR) to their final destination to your Sarnia accommodation

    Please Note:

    • Lambton College does not reimburse for any taxi service, within the city or from Toronto to Sarnia.
    • Students who choose to arrive earlier than April 18, 2020 or later than May 8, 2020 will not be reimbursed for any transportation costs.
    • The $100 non refundable credit to a students second semester fees for ground transportation costs is only available to registered students. Additional costs for family members will not be covered.

    Flexible Van Shuttle Service Dates Toronto Airport to Sarnia

    Robert Q is a flexible van shuttle service from the Toronto Airport to Sarnia. For more information on Robert Q departure schedules and costs, please refer to the Robert Q Reservation website. We highly recommend students pre-book online.

    Please Note: The bus ticket office is not called Robert Q. It is a generic desk that sells tickets for many types of bus companies. Please find the Ground Transportation Desk at either Terminal 1 (located on the ground level, one level below the arrivals level, between post R and S) or Terminal 3 (Out of Town Vans or Ground Transportation on arrivals level under the domestic escalator, centre of the terminal.) Once you find this Ground Transportation Desk, then ask for Robert Q.

    The Robert Q Sarnia will drop student off at two locations:

    • Insignia Hotel - 283 Christina Street N, Sarnia
    • Best Western Plus Guildwood Inn - 1400 Venetian Blvd., Sarnia

    Students may be required to order a taxi to take them to their pre-booked accommodations. Students are responsible for paying for this taxi service on their own.

    Flexible Train - Via Rail Option

    Students may also take a train from the Toronto Union Station to Sarnia. For the train departure schedule and costs, please refer to the Via Rail Website. You will need to take the UP Express from the Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station. We highly recommend you pre-book online for both the train and the UP Express.

    The UP Express is located in Terminal 1 at the Toronto Pearson International Airport next to the Terminal Link Train. The link provides transfers - free of charge - between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Please be advised that Lambton will not reimburse for any excess baggage costs.

    Sarnia Airport (YZR)

    Students may choose to take a direct flight to Sarnia (YZR)

    Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport
    1500 Airport Rd
    Sarnia, Ontario

    Schedules and fares can be obtained from the Air Canada website or through your travel agent

    Upon arrival at the Chris Hadfield Sarnia Airport (YZR) students can take any taxi service to their pre-arranged accommodations.

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