Hamilton is conveniently located in the heart of Southeastern
Ontario, one of Canada's most prosperous areas. The Great Lakes and the
Niagara region are within easy drives. The flight possibilities are excellent.
The McMaster campus is a 45-minute drive from Toronto's
Pearson International Airport. Hamilton is also served by its own Hamilton
campus, which is restricted to pedestrian traffic, is at the western
end of Lake Ontario. Area attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce
Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical
The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, Ontario,
and the activities that a major city has to offer. Buses from the region's
public transit system make frequent stops on campus, facilitating travelling
between McMaster, Hamilton, and the surrounding area.