York University Subway Station

York University Subway Station Toronto | Parking, Map and Address

York University Station is a vital transportation hub serving the Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) Line 1 Yonge-University. Opened in 2017, it sits on the Keele Campus of York University, offering convenient access for students, faculty, and visitors. This modern station boasts a unique design that integrates seamlessly with the surrounding green space and university buildings.

  • Location: 120 Ian Macdonald Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Function: Serves Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) Line 1 Yonge-University.
  • Opened: December 17, 2017.
  • Platform: Single, center platform with 2 tracks.
  • Connections: TTC buses.
  • Accessibility: Fully accessible with elevators and escalators.
  • Architect: Foster + Partners.
  • Architectural style: High-tech.
  • Passengers (2019): 38,084 (ranked 20th out of 75 TTC stations).
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York University Subway Station

Location: 120 Ian Macdonald Boulevard, Toronto, Canada Accessibility: Fully accessible with elevators and escalators. Number of Entrances: 2 (York Boulevard & Ian MacDonald Boulevard) Number of Levels: 4

  • Level 1 (Street): Entrances, bus connections, Wheel-Trans stop (North Common only)
  • Level 2 (Upper Concourse): Elevators, escalators, stairs, access to Lower Concourse
  • Level 3 (Lower Concourse): Fare gates, elevators, escalators, stairs, access to a platform
  • Level 4 (Platform): Northbound and southbound platforms with specific elevator, escalator, and stair locations

Platform Details:

  • Single, central platform with 2 tracks
  • Northbound and southbound trains

Additional Information:

  • Wheel-Trans stops are available at both entrances
  • Detailed information on elevator and escalator status is available online

Note: This summary excludes platform access details for Designated Waiting Areas (DWAs).

The York University Station operates with the following approximate hours:

  • Weekdays (Monday – Friday): 5:55 AM to 2:35 AM
  • Saturdays & Holidays: 5:55 AM to 2:25 AM
  • Sundays: 7:50 AM to 2:25 AM
  • Not available.


  • Locations:
    • York Blvd south side entrance to the concourse.
    • Concourse to Line 1 platform.
  • Accessibility Alerts: Check for real-time information on functionality before your trip.
  • Lift Line Service: Call 416-539-LIFT (5438) for assistance.


  • Always operational:
    • Concourse to a platform (Up)
    • Platform to concourse (Down)
  • Locations:
    • Two escalators: Line 1 Centre Platform to Concourse
    • One escalator: Concourse to York Blvd Entrance
    • One escalator: Concourse to Ian MacDonald Blvd Entrance

This information indicates the York University Station serves two directions:

  • Northbound: Travels towards Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.
  • Southbound: Travels towards Finch station via Union station.

However, it doesn’t provide the actual schedules for either direction. You can click “View schedule” for each direction to access the timetables.

Due to the station’s location within the York University campus, few major landmarks immediately surround York University Station. However, here are some points of interest within walking distance:

  • Harry W. Arthurs Common: This green space directly connects to the station and offers a peaceful outdoor environment.
  • York Lanes Mall: Located adjacent to the North Common, this mall provides various shops and restaurants.
  • York University: The entire York University campus, with its various academic buildings, facilities, and attractions, is accessible from the station.

While not directly next to the station, other landmarks within a 2-3 km radius might be of interest, depending on your preferences:

  • Black Creek Pioneer Village: Offers a glimpse into 19th-century Toronto life through restored buildings and costumed interpreters.
  • Humber Arboretum: A beautiful 250-acre botanical garden featuring diverse plant collections and scenic trails.
  • Downsview Park is a large urban park offering sports fields, playgrounds, and natural spaces for recreation and relaxation.
  • Canada’s Wonderland: A popular amusement park located about 10 km away.

Map of York University Subway Station