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Directions and TTC

The Toronto Zoo is located at 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, Ontario
North of Hwy 401 on Meadowvale Road.

Get detailed directions to the zoo

By Car

  • Take HWY 401 East or West to Meadowvale Rd. in Toronto (Exit 389)
  • Go north on Meadowvale Rd. and follow signs to Zoo entrance

    By TTC

    The TTC operates two bus routes to the Toronto Zoo, from four rapid transit stations. At the Zoo, all TTC buses serve a bus stop conveniently located close to the main entrance.

    The 86A Toronto bus route operates to the Zoo from Kennedy Station every day during the summer. Buses run from about 6am to 8pm. After Labour Day, 86A Toronto buses operate to the Zoo from Monday to Friday only.

    The 85 Sheppard East bus route operates to the Zoo from Don Mills Station and Rouge Hill GO Station on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. 85A "Via Toronto Zoo" and 85B "To Toronto Zoo" buses serve the Zoo directly, from about 7am to 8pm. Other 85 Sheppard East buses serve the Sheppard Avenue/Meadowvale Road intersection, where customers can transfer to 86A Toronto buses for the short trip into the Zoo.

    Both TTC bus routes that serve the Zoo, as well as Don Mills Station, Kennedy Station, and Rouge Hill GO Station, are accessible to customers who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

    TTC bus schedule departing from the Zoo as follows:
    86A: 7:18pm (weekdays); 8:07pm (Saturdays); 8:00pm (Sundays)
    85: 8:11pm (Saturdays); 7:56pm (Sundays) [Note – no weekday services]
    March Break – TTC Special Extended Schedule:
    Last 86 Scarborough bus is scheduled to leave the Toronto Zoo at 7:10pm each night during the March Break (March 9-17)

    For more route information, visit the TTC at or contact them at 416-393-4636.

    By GO Train

    The Toronto Zoo is just minutes from the Rouge Hill GO Station. Board a TTC 85 Sheppard East bus to the Zoo right at the station. For GO Train information, please visit