Travel & Accommodations - CANHEIT @ Queen's

Getting to Kingston


From Montréal
West on Autoroute 720, then west on Autoroute 20, then west on Ontario's Highway 401.
About 290 km, or about 3 hours by car.

From Ottawa
South on Highway 416, and west on Highway 401.
About 200 km, or about 2 hours by car.

From Toronto
East on Highway 401.
About 260 km, or about 2.75 hours by car.

From Syracuse
North on I-81 to the border of Canada.
West on Thousand Islands Bridge to Highway 401.
West on Highway 401.
About 215 km, or about 2.5 hours by car.

Exit: Follow Highway 401 to Kingston and exit south on Sir John A. Macdonald Blvd. (exit 615). Follow this street south to Union Street, which is at the eighth set of traffic lights. Turn left onto Union and continue for approximately 10 blocks to the Queen's campus.


Paid, underground parking is available off Stuart Street at University Avenue (see campus map for parking location). More details on parking will be available closer to CANHEIT.

Train Service

Train service to Kingston arrives at the Kingston VIA Rail Station.

Please note that we have a VIA RAIL promotion code: 13486

VALID: June 8 to June 19, 2017

TERRITORY: From all stations throughout the VIA system to Kingston, Ontario and return.

RESTRICTIONS: Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking.

One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge.

For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.

DISCOUNT: 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. "Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied."

EXCEPTION: Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class.

You have to log in to your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code 13486 in the “Discount code” field.

Bus Service

Bus service arrives at the John Counter Blvd. Bus Terminal

Air Travel

Flights arrive at Kingston's Norman Rogers Airport.

Please note that we have an Air Canada promotion code, valid for flights booked for CANHEIT through Promotion code QBNJMYW1 will be valid for the first 200 travellers booking flights for CANHEIT.

The booking is to be made to the following city: Kingston, YGK (ON)

The travel period begins Tuesday, June 06, 2017 and ends Friday, June 23, 2017.

No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.


On Campus

Located right in the heart of the historic Queen’s campus, David C. Smith House is one of our newest buildings – built in September 2015. Rooms are $109 per night and are equipped with a double bed, wireless internet, flat screen cable television and a refrigerator. Each room has a semi-private bathroom shared with an adjoining unit.

Since we’ve booked the entire building, we’re converting the Smith common areas into micro-lounges for CANHEIT attendees, so you can snack, socialize and network whenever you’re not attending programmed events. Floor lounges also have microwaves, stovetops and fridges. Book now through Queen’s Events Services:

The CANHEIT group code is 246321 and the PIN is 0506.

Off Campus

Four Points by Sheraton

Stay in downtown Kingston, a short walk from campus, at the Four Points by Sheraton starting at $169.99 per night: Rooms must be booked by May 14. Call reservations directly at 1 (613) 544-4434 if you are looking to arrive on Monday, June 12th or earlier (subject to room availability).

Holiday Inn Waterfront

Holiday Inn Waterfront in Kingston has a block of rooms reserved from June 13-16 for $139.99 per night, with on-site parking discounted from $30 to $17 per night. All reservations must be booked by May 26. Call direct at 613-549-8400, x2660 and use the group name “CANHEIT CONFERENCE”, email, or book online here.

Confederation Place Hotel

237 Ontario Street
Kingston ON K7L 2Z4

Please call 613-549-6300 or 888-825-4656 directly and ask for the CANHEIT group to book under the rate of $169 per night plus tax for June 13-17th.
Release Date: Saturday May 13, 2017

A basic continental breakfast is included daily from 7am to 10am and underground (6ft clearance) parking is available at a rate of $20 plus tax per night per vehicle on a first come first served basis. Additional and truck parking can be found and paid directly in the private outdoor lot across the street.

We’ll be adding more downtown hotels to our options list as we move forward towards CANHEIT – keep an eye on this page for details.


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