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Ellesmere Station


RT platform at Ellesmere Station.

Station features

  • Accessible: No
  • Metropass purchase by debit or credit card
  • Side platform
  • Transfer required for connecting to surface routes
  • Parking

1 Service Advisory

95 York Mills - Temporary service reduction

Service change effective October 14, 2014

Last updated October 7 2014, 5:23 PM

Scarborough Schedule

Scarborough trains run every 4-5 minutes during the rush hours and every 5-6 minutes outside the rush hours

Train and direction Monday to Friday Saturday and Holidays Sunday
First Train westbound Monday to Friday 5:51 am Saturday and Holidays 5:55 am Sunday 9:00 am
Last Train westbound Monday to Friday 1:25 am Saturday and Holidays 1:25 am Sunday 1:25 am
First Train eastbound Monday to Friday 6:07 am Saturday and Holidays 6:11 am Sunday 9:12 am
Last Train eastbound Monday to Friday 1:40 am Saturday and Holidays 1:40 am Sunday 1:40 am


TTC Ellesmere RT Station, at Ellesmere Road and Midland Avenue, has one parking lot.

Effective on January 1, 2012:

  • Paid parking from 5:00 am to 2:00 am on weekdays. Parking is free on weekends and statutory holidays.
  • Daily rate is $3 between 5:00 am and 2:00 am.
  • Afternoon/Evening rate is $2 between 3:00 pm and 2:00 am.
  • Payment can be made by coin, VISA, MasterCard, or American Express.
  • Enter Ellesmere Lot from the north side of Ellesmere Road, just west of Midland Avenue. The entrance is on the west side of Service Road.
  • Capacity is 68 spaces.

Map showing the location of the Ellesmere parking lot

Station Description

Station Overview

  • Address, 1025 Ellesmere Road
  • Accessible, No
  • Number of Levels, 2
  • Platform Type, Side


Ellesmere Road Entrance
  • There are two approach routes to this entrance:
    1. From Kennedy Road
  • Location on Street, on the north side of Ellesmere Road, proceed east from Kennedy Road along a curved sidewalk for 343 metres.  Continue east for 50 metres on the path towards the entrance, then proceed down a flight of stairs to reach the entrance
    2. From Midland Avenue
  • Location on Street, on the north side of Ellesmere Road, travel west from Midland Avenue for 124 metres.  Follow the bend in the sidewalk northward for
    22 metres, and then continue west for 187 metres.  Follow another bend in the sidewalk southward for 34 metres and continue west for 34 metres on a path towards the entrance, then proceed down a flight of stairs to reach the entrance

Station Levels, 2

Note, Star indicates a level where customers enter the station.

Star, Street/Collector
  • Entrance
  • Collector and turnstiles
  • Stair access to Scarborough RT Platform Level
  • Transfer to Bus service at stops on Ellesmere Road
Scarborough RT Platforms
  • Eastbound and westbound trains
  • Stair access to Street Level

    Eastbound (locally Northbound)
  • Stairs are located near the third car of the train

    Westbound (locally Southbound)
  • Stairs are located near the second car of the train

Designated Waiting Areas (DWAs)

TTC Customers at Designated Waiting Area on subway platform.

DWAs are located on all subway and rapid transit (RT) platforms for your safety and convenience while you are waiting for your train.

A DWA has brighter lights as well as an intercom, a closed-circuit television camera, a public telephone, and a bench to sit on while you wait.


Stop Number: Find out when the next streetcar will arrive: text the Stop Number to 898882.

Accessible routes: The TTC provides accessible service on many routes. Not all stops or stations are accessible.

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