St Patrick Subway Station

St Patrick Subway Station Toronto | Map and Location

Located in the heart of Toronto, Canada, St. Patrick Station serves as a key stop on the city’s bustling Line 1 Yonge-University subway line. Opened in 1963, the station boasts a unique tubular design, a testament to the tunnel boring machine used in its construction. Interestingly, it’s one of only two stations in the system with this distinctive shape.

  • Location: 449 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Lines: Line 1 Yonge-University (subway)
  • Platform: Center platform with 2 tracks
  • Accessibility: Fully accessible with elevators and escalators
  • Opened: February 28, 1963
  • Daily Ridership: 30,066 (2019)
  • Connections: TTC buses and streetcars
  • Interesting Fact: One of only two stations in Toronto’s subway system has a unique tubular design due to its construction method.
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St Patrick Subway Station

Location: 449 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Accessibility: Fully accessible with elevators and escalators.


  • Street Level: Entrances, stairs to concourse, transfer to streetcar and bus.
  • Concourse Level: Fare gates, elevators, escalators, stairs to the street, and platform.
  • Platform Level: Northbound and southbound platforms, elevators, escalators, and stairs.

Entrances: Four total, with details on location and accessibility (stairs, elevators).

Platform Details:

  • Center platform with 2 tracks (one for northbound and southbound trains).
  • Specific locations of elevators, escalators, and stairs for each platform direction (northbound/southbound).

Additional Information:

  • Wheel Trans stop available.
  • The down escalator from the concourse to the platform is restricted on weekdays (6 AM to 10 AM).

Note: This summary combines information from the previous summaries and the “Station Overview” section, providing a more comprehensive station overview.

St Patrick Subway Station Toronto

St. Patrick Station Hours:

  • Weekdays (Mon-Fri): 5:55 AM to 2:00 AM (next day)
  • Saturdays & Holidays: 5:55 AM to 1:55 AM (next day)
  • Sundays: 8:00 AM to 1:55 AM (next day)

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  • Two elevators are available:
    • Connects concourse level to Line 1 platform.
    • Connects 480 University Ave entrance to concourse level.


  • The north end of the platform:
    • Up escalator operates only until 10 AM on weekdays.
    • Down escalator operates all other times, including weekends and holidays.
  • The south end of the platform:
    • The up escalator operates at all times.

Additional Information:

  • Call the Lift Line Service (416-539-LIFT) for elevator status updates before your trip.
  • Check the TTC website for accessibility alerts that might affect your journey.

First trains:

  • Northbound (Vaughan Metropolitan Centre): 6:05 AM
  • Southbound (Finch via Union): 6:06 AM

Sample subsequent arrivals:

  • Northbound: Every 5 minutes after 6:10 AM (view the full schedule for details).
  • Southbound: Every 2-4 minutes after 6:08 AM (view the full schedule for details).

Here are some nearby landmarks near St. Patrick Station:

  • The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO): One of the largest art museums in North America, the AGO houses a collection of over 90,000 works of art from around the world. It is located a short walk west of the station on Dundas Street West.
  • The Royal Conservatory of Music: A prestigious music school and performance venue, The Royal Conservatory is located just north of the station on University Avenue.
  • The University of Toronto: One of Canada’s top universities, the University of Toronto’s main campus is located just east of the station.
  • The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids): One of the world’s leading hospitals for children, SickKids is located just south of the station on University Avenue.
  • St. Patrick’s Church: The namesake of the station, St. Patrick’s Church is a beautiful Gothic Revival church located just north of the station on University Avenue.
  • The Grange: A historic home and museum, The Grange was once the home of Canadian politician and businessman Sir William Alexander. It is located a short walk west of the station on Grange Park.
  • Kensington Market: A vibrant neighborhood known for its eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, and cafes, Kensington Market is located a short walk south of the station on Spadina Avenue.

St. Patrick subway station map, Adress and Location

Here is the map, address and Location:

Kipling station to st patrick station

It should take about 30 minutes to get from Kipling Station to St Patrick’s Station by TTC. The distance is 17.4 km. See the directions here.


Where does the Toronto subway start?

The Toronto subway system doesn’t technically have a single “starting” point as it’s a loop. However, the first line built was the Yonge line, which opened in 1 travelling from Union Station north to Eglinton Station. You can see it on a map of the TTC Linienetz .

How to travel in subway Toronto?

For traveling on the Toronto subway system, here’s a quick guide:
Purchase a fare: You can use a PRESTO card or purchase a ticket with cash or credit card at a station booth.
Plan your trip: The TTC website has a trip planner tool to help you navigate the system. You can also download the TTC app for real-time information.
Get to the station: Stations are well-marked with a red TTC sign.
Board the train: Wait on the platform for your train and board through the open doors. Be sure to stand clear of the closing doors.
Pay your fare: Tap your PRESTO card at the fare reader or insert your ticket into the slot.
Exit the train: When you arrive at your destination station, wait for the doors to open and then exit the train. Be careful of the gap between the platform and the train.
The TTC system is vast and can be a bit confusing at first, but there are always staff and information boards at stations to help you find your way.