2016 OPEN research showcase

getting to School of Pharmacy from 401
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City of Kitchener Parking

Visitors should park in City of Kitchener managed Bramm St. Yards parking lot (#24), which can be accessed from Bramm St. and Park St., off Victoria St. S. Parking lot 24 is shaded in green on the map to the School of Pharmacy.

Also see the City of Kitchener Parking Map for the location. Further parking details can be found on the City of Kitchener parking lots page — click on Bramm St. Yards.

Important notice

The School of Pharmacy and McMaster Medical Clinic parking lots are unavailable.

Parking lots next to the McMaster Health Sciences building are not available for OPEN Showcase visitors.

The parking lots accessed off Joseph St. and the driveway next to the McMaster building are reserved for faculty, staff and students who hold valid parking passes and McMaster Medical Clinic patients only.

Please do no park in these lots. (These areas are shaded in blue on the map to the School of Pharmacy.)


Greyhound and GO buses service Kitchener. Please consult Greyhound and GO Transit (Route 30) schedules and select Kitchener Charles St station as the destination.

  • The Kitchener Charles Street Transit Terminal is located at 15 Charles St. W, a 10 minute walk to School of Pharmacy. Upon exiting the main entrance of the terminal, go left on Charles St. (toward Gaukel St.). Continue on Charles St. until reaching Victoria St. The McMaster Health Sciences building will be in front of you across the street. Cross Victoria St. and walk to the right toward the School of Pharmacy building (on the corner of King St.).

VIA Rail and GO trains service Kitchener from Toronto, however the schedules are very limited for people travelling from Toronto to Kitchener in the morning and returning to Toronto in the evening.

Please consult VIA Rail and GO Transit schedules and select the Kitchener (VIA Rail/GO Transit) station as the destination.

The Kitchener Train Station is located at 126 Weber St. W, at the corner of Weber St. and Victoria St .and a 5–10 minute walk to School of Pharmacy:

  • Upon exiting the station entrance into the parking area, walk through the parking area to Victoria St.
  • Go right on Victoria St., crossing over Weber St.
  • Continue on Victoria St., cross King St. and the School of Pharmacy building is on the corner on the right side


If accommodation is needed, downtown Kitchener has two hotels you can book.

  • Walper Hotel — 20 Queen St. at King St. (10–15 minute walk to School of Pharmacy)
  • Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo — 105 King St. East at Frederick St. (10–15 minute walk to School of Pharmacy)