Transportation system in Canada (Toronto,Vancouver,Montreal)

Transportation system in Canada (Toronto,Vancouver,Montreal)

Have you settled into your accommodation? Maybe you’re deciding on which accommodation to choose? Whether you’ve settled or are looking, one active thought maybe running through yours and many other students’ minds. Can you guess? You can survive in the city with Five Star Homestay experiences.

Most likely, it’s travel.

 We, as humans, all want to be well connected. This could be to supermarkets, places of work, places of study, shopping malls, gyms, and so forth.

Here at Five Star Home Stays, we strive to keep you in the center of the city, close to the regular facilities you will need. If this is not the case, then we make sure you’re next to efficient and easy to use transport links.

What are the transport links in our areas, Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal?

Depending on the city in Canada, you may find you have a particular preference for the local mode of transport. To save you the worry, here are the most recognized systems in each city once you’ve arrived.


The primary mode of public transport in Toronto is via buses, streetcars, subways and the ferry. You can find routes, prices, and tickets through Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). To save you time, you can apply for a PRESTO card with them and top up daily, weekly, or monthly fares. This saves you time using tokens, passes, or cash. However, if you wish, you can pay on the transport using cash or card.


If you are staying in Vancouver, you can use the ferry, Sky Train, bus or Seabus. You can reach most of Vancouver’s popular hotspots using transit. You can purchases monthly, weekly, day passes and pay in cash in person. If you want to see where these services run too and their timetables, you can visit here.


Transport in Montreal is mainly via the STM Metro system or buses. If you use the STM Metro system, it’s efficient, well kept, and quick to use stopping at most areas. Similarly, it runs from 5:00 am-1:00 am. Also, the buses in Montreal run around every 10 minutes and are affordable to use. For more information on Montreal’s transport, you can visit here.

If you have any questions about the area you are staying in, email us and we can help.