Best bridge to use to get to BUF airport from Toronto??

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  1. Monie

    Monie Earning My Ears

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    Also which one has the least toll? I tried the Rainbow bridge but it was such a round about way to get to the airport. :confused3
     
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  3. jenkh

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    We take the Peace bridge... once your cross you are practically in the airport... it's like a 5-10min drive from there.
     
  4. Monie

    Monie Earning My Ears

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    how much is toll though?
     
  5. dvc at last !

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    I agree - The Peace Bridge - the toll is 2.50 American or 3.50 Canadian,
    also 3.50 mixed money. I was just over the bridge 3 days ago--so this is a current toll price.
     
  6. hockey mom

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    We also use the Peace bridge. Never any line ups- we must hit at all the right times.
     
  7. Yzma and Kronk

    Yzma and Kronk <font color=darkcoral>I survived the Pie-fest<br><

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    Peace Bridge.

    Line ups aren't really a problem. Waited at Queenston-Lewiston once for 1 hour.

    Very close to the airport.

    However, on the way back to Peace Bridge from Airport there is also a 75cent US toll on the highway.

    Despite the $2.50 US bridge fee you pay on the way back (btw it's cheaper to pay in U.S....) it's much more convenient.
     
  8. Monie

    Monie Earning My Ears

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    Hubby wants to take Rainbow cause you pay only the .75 toll but on the way back you still have to pay the 3.50
     
  9. Scratch42

    Scratch42 <font color=navy>I Owe, I Owe, so Off to Work I go

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    Peace Bridge!

    Plus you can drive faster since our speed limits are higher! ;)

    Coming back, depends on how much shopping time is available! :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

    j
     
  10. lawgs

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    coming back when you take rte 33 coming out of the airport and follow it downtown ( lights are synchronized ) you will rejoin the thruway near the baseball park and save the 75 cent toll on the thruway
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    from there it is only about 2 miles or so to the peace bridge exit

    on weekends the traffic is light.....heavier if you doing it during the week ( of course it all depends upon the time of day you are travelling )
     
  11. NancyK

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    I've always taken the Queenston/Lewiston 190-290-90-33 route. How do you get to the airport from the Peace Bridge?
     
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    sorry double post
     
  13. lawgs

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    NancyK

    once you get through customs in buffalo you exit to the "right" and onto a straightaway ramp to the the thruway ( 190 )

    190 melds into 90 at a split....

    one ramp going to Erie ( right )

    and one ramp going to Albany ( left )

    you want to be LEFT here .....this will put you on the mainline thruway ( 90 ) which you travel on until you reach

    route 33 exit

    which leads directly into the airport.....depending on time of day the trip from the bridge takes approximately 20 - 30 minutes
     
  14. DutchsMommy

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    You learn a new thing every day!! We have always gone over Queenston-Lewiston. Never had any problems but still a bit of a hike after you cross to get to the airport. I had NO IDEA Peace Bridge was so much closer! Well, guess what I'll be doing from now on. :thumbsup2
     
  15. Scratch42

    Scratch42 <font color=navy>I Owe, I Owe, so Off to Work I go

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    Plus by going this way, you also pass the Galleria Mall!

    If you have enough time you can grab a bite to eat or do a little shopping.

    They are going to be opening up a Cheese Cake Factory in the mall this fall!

    j
     
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  17. Ham Ham

    Ham Ham We will take over from the mouse!

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    Why worry about a small toll when the mouse will be into your pocket for thousands.
     

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