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Toronto, the capital of Ontario province, is an attractive city of soaring skyscrapers and tranquil green spaces. Many of those arriving in Toronto are business travelers, but with so much to see and do, many tourists choose it for a city break. It is popular with families due to the science center, aquarium and the zoo with its vast selection of animals. To escape the city life for a while, a popular excursion is to take a boat trip to Toronto Islands. Being a big city, it has all the amenities, such as restaurants, shops and museums, that you expect.

Flying to Toronto

1. Which airports serve Vancouver to Toronto?

Vancouver International Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia. It is located about 12km from downtown Vancouver and is easily reached by car, taxi or a 26-minute train journey. There is plenty of car parking available at the airport.
The main airport serving Toronto is Toronto Pearson International Airport, while Billy Bishop Airport, located close to downtown Toronto, operates short-haul flights. You can take a train from Toronto Pearson International Airport to the city’s hub train station, and there is also a regular bus service. There are several car rentals and taxis at the airport if you prefer that mode of transport. There are ferries and shuttles from Billy Bishop Airport, but it is also possible to walk to the mainland through the pedestrian tunnel.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Vancouver to Toronto?

Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines operate direct flights to Toronto from Vancouver. Air Canada also operates several connecting flights.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight takes about 4 hours 20 minutes, while connecting flights can take up to over eight hours. Toronto is three hours ahead of Vancouver, so you may have some adjusting to do upon arrival.

4. Climate changes between Vancouver and Toronto

Vancouver and Toronto have similar climates of warm summers and cold winters. However, Vancouver does have a reputation for being the warmest city in Canada, so you may find Toronto slightly cooler.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

You use the Canadian dollar in both Vancouver and Toronto. You can also use your credit or debit card in most businesses.

Whatever your status is in Vancouver, whether a Canadian national or traveling on a visa, will also allow you to visit Toronto. Those requiring a visa can apply online or make a paper application.

Toronto Information

Both Vancouver and Toronto are large, multicultural cities, but Toronto is far larger than Vancouver and does not offer the easy access to the countryside that Vancouver enjoys. However, there are plenty of green spaces inside Toronto, such as the scenic High Park with its playgrounds, train and open-air theater. If you are not afraid of heights, take a trip to the viewing platform of the CN Tower to enjoy spectacular views. On a clear day, you can see as far as the Niagara Falls. You can even enjoy an outside hands-free EdgeWalk around the roof’s circumference. Although a safety harness is attached, it is not an excursion for the faint-hearted.

Vancouver to Toronto Last modified: Sep 15, 2019 1:55 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Toronto. Flair Air & Air Transat frequently offer the best deals to Toronto flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Flair Air
Thu 11-28
Mon 12-02
Air Transat
Thu 11-28
1 stop
Mon 12-02
1 stop
Fri 11-29
Tue 12-10
Air Canada
Wed 10-16
2 stops
Mon 10-21
2 stops
Major Airlines
Tue 10-22
2 stops
Sun 10-27
2 stops

How Much is a Flight from Vancouver to Toronto?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Vancouver to Toronto, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $364.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Vancouver to Toronto?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Vancouver to Toronto based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Vancouver to Toronto?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Vancouver to Toronto.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $775 $841
7-14 days $533 $623
14-21 days $471 $504
21-30 days $436 $437
30-60 days $407 $443
60-90 days $291 $291
90+ days $407 $459

Cheapest Day To Fly from Vancouver to Toronto

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Vancouver to Toronto is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Toronto flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Vancouver Toronto Air Transat 19-09-28 19-10-18 0 $514
October Vancouver Toronto Flair Air 19-10-09 19-10-17 1 $339
November Vancouver Toronto Flair Air 19-11-28 19-12-02 0 $291
December Vancouver Toronto Air Transat 19-12-02 19-12-11 0 $407
January Vancouver Toronto Air Transat 20-01-08 20-01-15 0 $407
February Vancouver Toronto Air Transat 20-02-14 20-03-03 0 $407
March Vancouver Toronto Air Transat 20-03-03 20-03-09 0 $407
April Vancouver Toronto Air Transat 20-04-21 20-04-24 0 $407

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Vancouver to Toronto

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Vancouver to Toronto. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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$919 $578
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
$578 $532
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$532 $557
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$557 $407
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Toronto is $457.

The average price for direct flights from Vancouver to Toronto is $406.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Vancouver to Toronto.

Weekly Direct Flights from Vancouver to Toronto - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air Canada 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 01:00 18:15
Flair Air 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 07:00 07:00
Air Transat 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 05:10 18:00
WestJet 9 9 9 9 10 9 8 01:00 18:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Vancouver 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 Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Toronto is $204.

The average price for round trip flights from Vancouver to Toronto is $400.

Vancouver to Toronto Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Vancouver to Toronto?
Answer: The average Vancouver to Toronto flight time is 4 hours and 25 minutes.
Question: How far is Toronto from Vancouver?
Answer: The distance from Vancouver to Toronto is 3,342 kilometers (2,077 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Vancouver to Toronto?
Answer: There are 169 direct flights from Vancouver to Toronto.
Question: What are the most popular Vancouver airlines for direct flights from Vancouver to Toronto?
Answer: Air Canada provides 53% of the non-stop flights between Vancouver and Toronto.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Vancouver to Toronto?
Answer: Seattle, WA

Airlines in Vancouver flying to Toronto Last modified: Sep 15, 2019 1:55 -04:00Number of routes searched: 344Number of itineraries searched: 35,605,014

Wondering which airlines fly out of Vancouver to Toronto? We've gathered the average price of Vancouver airlines with flights to Toronto. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Vancouver to Toronto
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air Canada -
Air Transat -
Sunwing -
WestJet -
American ORD
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada BOS
Air Canada DEN
Air Canada DFW
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines MCO
Major Airlines SLC
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Air Transat SJO
Air Transat YUL
Air Transat YYC
United IAH
WestJet YYC
WestJet ATL
WestJet JFK
WestJet LAX

Vancouver to Toronto Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Vancouver and Toronto. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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