The city of Toronto is the capital of the province of Ontario in Canada. It is the largest populated city in Canada, and although it is a metropolitan hub, it offers a variety of places to go and has some excellent tourist sights, plus a beautiful skyline. Ample museums and cultural sites are available, such as the Cedar Ridge Creative Center, the Gibson House Museum and the Market Gallery. To explore Toronto’s natural setting, you can visit the Casa Loma Estate Gardens or the High Park Zoo. There is also a constant stream of local events happening each month in the city.
Flying to Toronto
1. Which airports serve New York to Toronto?
The two main airports in Toronto are Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport YTZ). Your flight from New York will leave from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia Airport (LGA).
2. Which airlines operate flights from New York to Toronto?
The five main airlines that operate flights to and from this destination are AirCanada, United Airlines, WestJet, Delta and American Airlines.
3. How long is the flight?
The flight for this route takes approximately one hour and 30 minutes. No layovers or connecting flights are required for the route, as the two cities are only 531 km apart. Both cities work on the same time zone, so there is no difference to factor in.
4. Climate changes between New York and Toronto
Toronto has warmer and drier summers compared to New York’s humid summers. Toronto also has a slightly higher average temperature during all seasons and is roughly 3 - 5 °C warmer than the average temperature of New York. Both cities are in the northern hemisphere and have the same seasons.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Toronto is smaller in population than New York. If you are a US or UK citizen, you will not need to apply for a temporary visa. Instead, you can obtain Electronic Travel Authorization for entry in Toronto. However, there is a list of nationalities that will require a temporary visa to enter the city, which can be obtained from your nearest Canadian Embassy. The currency used in Toronto, Canada is the Canadian dollar. Your US dollars can be exchanged at any major malls, banks and the airport itself.
Toronto is as vibrant and energetic as New York. The center of the city is a concrete metropolis of corporate skyscrapers and has busy streets. Like New York, Toronto has a lot more to offer than just a business district. Each day in Toronto is open to explore the sites, food and culture of the city. Daily tours are available to the architectural landmarks of City Hall, the John P. Robarts Research Library and the Sharp Center for Design at OCAD University. You can include some adventure in nature by adding a stop at the Heart Lake Conservation for Treetop Trekking, Port Credit’s harbor for boat rides or Eldorado Park for a leisurely afternoon hike.
The cultural scene in Toronto is rich in diversity and offers activities and events such as the many film festivals held there, Toronto’s Art Gallery of Ontario, plays and productions at the Royal Alexandra Theatre and musicals at the Winter Garden Theater.
New York City to Toronto Last modified: May 13, 2022 3:12 -04:00
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How far in advance should I book tickets from New York City to Toronto?
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Cheapest Day To Fly from New York City to Toronto
We've examined 70,482 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from New York City to Toronto is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from New York City to Toronto by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for New York City to Toronto flights.
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|May||New York City||Toronto||Porter||5/27/22||5/31/22||0||$118|
|June||New York City||Toronto||!!||6/7/22||6/17/22||0||$164|
|July||New York City||Toronto||!!||7/22/22||7/25/22||0||$201|
|August||New York City||Toronto||Swoop||8/24/22||8/26/22||0||$166|
|September||New York City||Toronto||Porter||9/3/22||9/5/22||0||$268|
|October||New York City||Toronto||!!||10/2/22||10/4/22||0||$178|
|September||New York City||Toronto||!!||9/24/22||9/26/22||0||$81|
|December||New York City||Toronto||WestJet||12/26/22||12/30/22||0||$267|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York City to Toronto
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York City to Toronto
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from New York City to Toronto is $196.
The average price for direct flights from New York City to Toronto is $183.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from New York City to Toronto.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New York City to Toronto
We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from New York City to Toronto. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.
The average price for one way flights from New York City to Toronto is $62.
The average price for round trip flights from New York City to Toronto is $183.
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New York City to Toronto Airports
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