Thinking about booking flights to Toronto? You’ve got lots to choose from. Every week, there are 100 flights from Glasgow to or via Toronto. To find the best deals, you should try to be as flexible as you can with your travel dates. Cheap flights to Toronto always crop up in winter, particularly during January and February. You’ll need to pack some warm clothes but, on the plus side, the city will be nice and quiet. If you’d prefer to visit Toronto when it’s a bit hotter, try searching for cheap flights in spring or autumn. It’s best to avoid July and August, as this is when flights are at their most expensive.
But it’s not just dates that are important. To find cheap flights from Glasgow to Toronto, you should also compare different airlines. If you want to fly direct, you’ll need to look out for deals with Air Transat. But a number of airlines also provide indirect flights, including British Airways, Icelandair, KLM and Lufthansa. It’s worth looking at different airports to – you can either fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) or Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ).
FAQs about flights from Glasgow to Toronto
Which airlines fly from Glasgow to Toronto?
Lots of different airlines offer flights from Glasgow to Toronto, but direct flights are only available with Air Transat – you’ll land at Toronto Pearson Airport. If you opt for indirect flights to Toronto Pearson, though, you’ll have a much wider choice of airlines. You’ll just need to have a quick stopover on the way. For example, Icelandair fly via Reykjavik, Lufthansa stop off in Munich, and Air Canada offer flights via New York.
As another option, Air Canada fly from Glasgow to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport – but you’ll need to have at least two stopovers.
Which airlines have the cheapest flights to Toronto?
Air Transat’s flights from Glasgow to Toronto are often the cheapest – and they’re direct.
Can I fly direct from Glasgow to Toronto?
Yes, but only with Air Transat.
How long is the flight from Glasgow to Toronto?
A direct flight from Glasgow to Toronto takes about seven hours and 30 minutes.
How do I get into Toronto from Toronto Pearson Airport?
Getting into the city from Toronto Pearson Airport is very straightforward. You can take the Union Pearson Express from the airport to Union Station – which means you’ll be in central Toronto in just 25 minutes. A train ticket costs roughly £10 and the trains run every 15 minutes. Alternatively, you could catch a taxi straight to your hotel – you’ll find them waiting outside the airport terminal.
How do I get into Toronto from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport?
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is actually on the Toronto Islands, but getting to the mainland couldn’t be easier. The ferries run every 15 minutes and, if you’re travelling on foot, it won’t cost you a penny. Another free option is to walk through the pedestrian tunnel that connects the mainland to the airport – thanks to the moving walkways, it’ll only take you about five minutes. Once you’re on the mainland, you can either take a taxi to your hotel, or use the complimentary shuttle bus to get to Union Station.
What are the top things to do in Toronto?
There are plenty of things to do in Toronto. The CN Tower is the main attraction – you can go up in the day or the evening, and even eat in the revolving restaurant. Away from the tourist spots, though, you’ll find that Toronto is a very livable city. Stroll through green parks, discover alleyways covered in brightly-coloured street art, and enjoy brunch on a sunny patio. Or, get back to nature on the Toronto Islands, where you can hire bikes, go kayaking and admire the city skyline from afar. It’s also worth hiring a day for a day and heading down to see the world-famous Niagara Falls – it’s only a 90-minute drive away.
Do I need a visa to travel to Toronto?
British passport holders don’t need a visa to go to Canada. But you will need to get an electronic travel authorisation (ETA) – it only costs about £5 and the online form is very simple. It’s best to sort it out at least four weeks before you fly, as confirmation can take a little while.