There are plenty of airport choices when you need to fly to Germany from Canada. You first need to take into account the vacation destination and choose the closest international airport to fly into. But it does pay off to be flexible, whether that means to fly into a bigger airport to save money or to fly into another European country and then choose a low-cost flight to get to your destination in Germany.

Airport choices

If you are mobile and flexible, you can always attempt to find the cheapest airfare possible to Germany from Canada. Typically, if you fly from the East Coast, the prices will be cheaper and there are direct flights available. If you’re coming from Central or Western Canada, chanced are you’ll need to connect in an Eastern hub like Toronto, Quebec or Montreal.

Germany is served by several airports which makes flying easy and often quite affordable. The bigger the airport, the more chances to find a good deal, so you should look for flights into one of Germany’s major airports, such as Munich, Berlin, or Frankfurt, which is one of the largest airports in the world.

When flying out of Canada there are plenty of airports to choose from. You can fly to Germany from any major Canadian city but you’ll be connecting somewhere in Eastern Canada or a major European hub. It may also be cheaper and easier to schedule a connection on the East Coast of the USA, so be sure to check connecting routes on American carriers as well.

Best airline choices

Direct flights to England from Canada are offered by Air Canada and Lufthansa, though you can also connect in the US via American, Delta, Continental, and Northwest.

Typical prices

The ticket prices for flights to Germany from Canada are seasonable. The highest fares can always be found during the peak season: July, August and between mid-December and early January. Typically, springs and falls are the most affordable times of the year to fly to Germany.

Direct flights between the two countries are easy to find and if you fly from the East Coast you’ll pay the cheapest airfare. Expect to pay at least $500 for a round trip flight from Canada to Germany in low-season, and up to $1000 or more in peak season.

Money saving tips

If you are willing to be flexible there are more ways to save some money on your flight to Germany from Canada. For example you can fly into a major European hub such as Amsterdam, Paris or London and then catch a low-cost flight to Germany.

Try to fly outside the peak tourist season, which in Germany lasts during the summer and around the winter holidays. Typically, July and August are the most expensive months. If you need to fly to Germany during these months, book your flight as much in advance as possible. Otherwise, if you book the ticket about 2 months in advance, you should be able to find good deals.

Check the discounted websites but remember that not all of them list the European low-cost carriers. You can compared the options on sites such as Expedia, Travelocity or Priceline but for the cheapest European flights you need to check Skyscanner.