Tiger-Cats fans can board HSR vehicles free of charge 2 hours prior to kick off with a valid game ticket!

Express Shuttles

In addition to regularly scheduled HSR service, there will be Express Shuttle services from three different locations. The shuttle will travel to and from Tim Hortons Field for all Tiger-Cats home games (including post-season). The locations allow Ticats fans to utilize “Park and Ride” lots. They are:

  1. CF Lime Ridge Mall – the lot outside of the former Sears department store & the Lime Ridge Mall Transit Terminal Platform #5
  2. Eastgate Square – southwest corner of the mall parking lot (corner of Queenston Road and Kenora Avenue)
  3. University Plaza – Transit terminal platform, easternmost bus stop (route 10 bus stop)

Please note:  There are additional Express Shuttle stops along the route between Tim Hortons Field and University Plaza including;

McMaster University

  1. Southwest corner of Main Street West at Emerson Street – pick up location prior to the game
  2. Northwest corner of Main Street West at University Avenue – drop off location after the game


  1. Southwest corner of Main Street East at John Street South – pick up location prior to the game
  2. Northeast corner of King Street West at MacNab Street South – drop off location after the game

Tiger-Cats Express Timelines

To the game

  • First trip departs the three locations two hours prior to the game start time.
  • Last trip departs the three locations 30 minutes prior to game start time.
  • At least two vehicles will be allocated to each of the routes and depart at least every 30 minutes. The time interval between the two shuttles traveling in the same direction will depend on the travel time required to and from Tim Hortons Field.

From the game

  • First trip back to the three park & ride locations departs approximately 15 minutes after the game has ended.
  • All shuttles will now drop off passengers westbound on Cannon Street, in front of the stadium concourse in between Balsam Avenue North and Melrose Avenue North. In order from west to east:

CF Lime Ridge Mall – closest to Melrose Avenue

University Plaza – at center of stadium concourse

Eastgate Square – closest to Balsam Avenue


Ticats Lot E Parking – 2024 Dates & Times
Date Open Time Kickoff Time
Saturday May 25 9:30 AM 2:00 PM
Sunday June 16
10:30 AM 7:00 PM
Sunday July 7 10:30 AM 7:00 PM
Saturday July 20 10:30 AM 7:00 PM
Friday August 2
12:30 PM 7:00 PM
Saturday August 17 10:30 AM 7:00 PM
Monday September 2
6:30 AM 2:30 PM
Saturday September 14 9:30 AM 4:00 PM
Friday October 4 12:30 PM 7:00 PM
Friday October 18 12:30 PM 7:00 PM


  • No overnight parking
  • Park at your own risk