Brampton

For other places with the same name, see Brampton (disambiguation).

Brampton is a city within the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario. It is one of Canada's fastest growing cities and has a population of more than 500,000.

Gage park

Get in

By plane

Toronto Pearson International Airport (IATA: YYZ) in Mississauga is located immediately to the south-east of Brampton. From the airport a limo costs $45, and takes about 30 minutes, all depending on traffic. GO Transit operates a Route 34 – Brampton/Pearson Airport/North York GO Bus; Brampton Transit runs Airport Express (route 115) buses from Pearson Airport to Bramalea City Centre.

By public transportation

Brampton is on the Georgetown GO Transit commuter rail line. There are three commuter stations in Brampton: Bramalea, which serves the eastern end of Brampton; Brampton station, which serves central Brampton; and Mount Pleasant, which serves the western end of Brampton. Mount Pleasant and Brampton stations are only served by trains during weekday rush hours, while Bramalea is served by trains all day on weekdays. The trip by train from Toronto Union Station takes 35 minutes and costs $6.

When the trains are not running, they are replaced by coaches following the same route, however these coaches generally run to and from Yorkdale and York Mills subway stations to the north of downtown Toronto instead of Union Station. Trains and buses run about every 20 minutes during rush hour and about every hour outside of rush hour.

Brampton station is also served by Via Rail intercity trains on the line from Toronto to Sarnia. Via runs 3 trains a day in each direction. These trains also serve Georgetown, Guelph, Kitchener and London among other places.

Get around

Replica at Flying museum

See

Museum
St. Elias

Do

Buy

Eat

You can find fast-food restaurants almost everywhere. Most of the better restaurants seem to be geared towards Italian food.

Splurge

Drink

Sleep

Mid-range

Cope

Fitness

If you want to work out, Goodlife Fitness and LA Fitness offer day passes for $15. If it is your first visit it might also be possible to sign up for a cheap or free trial on their websites.

A cheap and easy option is the community centres where you can just show up and pay the entry fee in cash.

Stay safe

Brampton is a safe city, however be on your guard at night like in any other city. Muggings and assaults may happen.

Go next

Brampton is a short drive away from Toronto, Ontario; a mecca for fashion, entertainment, etc.

Routes through Brampton

Kitchener Georgetown  W  E  Mississauga Toronto
END Caledon  N  S  Mississauga Hamilton via
Kitchener Georgetown ← becomes  W  E  becomes Vaughan Markham
Kitchener Georgetown  W  E  Mississauga Toronto


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