Find the cheapest flight to Canada
Canada is a very large country, and unless you’ve got an extraordinary amount of time to visit, it’s likely you’ll only be seeing a small part of the country. In any case, you’re likely to enter via one of Canada’s three main international airports. To search for cheap flights to Canada, you’ll need to go about it essentially the same way you’d go about searching for cheap flights to the US – the two are considered largely the same market. Specials will sometimes turn up as well, so check Cheap Ticket Links for deals. Be sure to read about what to do and where to stay once you arrive.
Major Canadian Airports
Toronto Pearson International Airport (airport code YYZ), or Pearson Airport, is 27 km from downtown Toronto and is Canada’s busiest airport. It’s the primary hub for Air Canada and a major hub for WestJet. You’ll find a complete list of airlines serving Toronto here and flight schedules for arrivals here, departures here. Terminal maps are located here. Your dining options are listed here and shops are listed here. If you’re in need of a manicure or shoe shine, you can find out where those services are located here. Luggage storage is available before security at The Travel Store locations. Your ground transportation options are listed here, and the car rental agencies serving Toronto are here. You’ll also find driving directions here.
Vancouver International Airport (airport code YVR) is about 15 km from downtown Vancouver, and is Canada’s second busiest airport. It’s an Air Canada hub and a focus city for WestJet. There’s a complete list of the airlines serving Vancouver here, flight arrival information here and departure information here. You’ll find airport maps here. Wireless access is available in public areas and lounges for a fee, and there’s a baggage storage service on level two of both domestic and international arrivals (pre-security). It’s open from 5:00am until 11:00pm. A list of your shopping, dining and duty free options is here. All of your ground transportation options are listed here, including the best ways to ride your bicycle to the airport. Car rental agencies at the airport are listed here, and driving directions are here.
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (airport code YUL), sometimes called simply Trudeau, is located on the Island of Montreal, some 20 km from the center of the city of Montreal. It’s Canada’s third-busiest airport, and serves as the headquarters for Air Canada, Air Transat and Skyservice. It’s the only Canadian airport offering nonstop service to Africa. A complete list of destinations served (and the airlines that can get you there) is here, and flight schedules can be found here. There are detailed airport maps available on the home page, by clicking the link that says “Locator” in the right-hand column. Your dining and shopping options are listed here, as well as services offered in the airport. Wireless access is available throughout the airport for a fee. Your ground transportation options include taxi/limosine, shuttles to the Montreal bus station and car rentals. The rental agencies at Trudeau are listed here.
More Information on Canada
Canada is North America’s largest country, the world’s second largest and a land of contradictions. One of the things Canada is known for – indeed, why so many people visit every year – is the fact that much of the country is uninhabited or only lightly inhabited, allowing nature to remain wild. And yet Canada boasts some of the most beautiful urban environments in the world. Whether you visit for its European-esque cities or its vast array of outdoor activities, you’re sure to find something about Canada to love. With domestic flights in Canada both affordable and easy to find, it would be a shame not to spend more time here.