Toronto is Canada’s most populated city and truly a global one. It is situated on the lands of indigenous peoples who still call it home and has become home for many Canadians and immigrants to the country. It is a hub for business, finance, arts, and culture and is recognized as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Flying to Toronto
1. Which airports serve Edmonton to Toronto?
Edmonton International Airport is your option for departing on your trip and is located approximately 26 km from downtown Edmonton. There are a few options for arriving in or near Toronto. The city’s major airport is Toronto Lester B. Pearson, located approximately 33 km from downtown Toronto with a convenient express train running from the airport to the city. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is a smaller international airport located about 3 km outside the city and requires a ferry and shuttle bus to get to the city. It has been recognized as one of the best airports in North America.
John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton is about 64 km from Toronto, and Region of Waterloo International Airport is around 100 km away, but sometimes these airports will offer good deals on flights to get you closer to the city.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Edmonton to Toronto?
Air Canada and WestJet are major carriers serving this route, and Flair Air is a lower-cost airline that might offer a better deal.
3. How long is the flight?
A flight from Edmonton to Toronto is approximately three and a half hours, and there are numerous options without layovers. Toronto is two hours ahead of Edmonton time, so keep this in mind when planning your trip.
4. Climate changes between Edmonton and Toronto
Both cities follow somewhat similar weather patterns throughout the year, with April through September being relatively warm and the remaining months cool, often dipping below zero degrees Celsius. If traveling during the latter months, pack a warm coat and good boots.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
Edmonton and Toronto are more similar than they are different, but Toronto is highly demographically diverse due to its position as a destination for immigrants coming to Canada. Over 50% of the city’s residents belong to a visible minority group, and the city’s restaurants, museums, and shops reflect this.
Edmonton and Toronto share many similarities that come with being in Canada, such as technological innovation, accessible education, and cold winters. However, Toronto’s population is almost three times as dense as that of Edmonton, and public transportation or walking are the preferred modes of getting around the massive city, whereas Edmonton is most easily navigated by car.
You will also find that the highly diversified demographics of Toronto are in stark contrast to those of Edmonton, as the city is a meeting place of hundreds of cultures and languages. This diversity is reflected in many ways in the city, perhaps most notably in its food. You can pick any type of cuisine and are essentially guaranteed to find what you’re looking for.
Toronto attracts over 25 million tourists each year, and for good reason – there are endless activities to entertain you during your stay in the city. Whether it is seeing a Blue Jays game, viewing the city from the top of the CN Tower, visiting the Ripley’s Aquarium or taking it easy in Kensington Market, you can be sure to find a place you belong in Toronto.
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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Edmonton to Toronto?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Edmonton to Toronto?
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Edmonton to Toronto
We've examined 63,458 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Edmonton to Toronto is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Edmonton to Toronto by Month
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Edmonton to Toronto
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Edmonton 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 Edmonton to Toronto is $619.
The average price for direct flights from Edmonton to Toronto is $539.
One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Edmonton 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 Edmonton 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 Edmonton to Toronto is $408.
The average price for round trip flights from Edmonton to Toronto is $539.
Edmonton to Toronto Airports
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