There are 270 flights from Manchester to or via Toronto every week – so you’ve got plenty of choice. To find a good deal, it’s worth comparing your airport options. You can either fly from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) or Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) – just make sure you double check the details before you book, as the airport codes are very similar.
To find cheap flights, you should try to be as flexible as you can with your dates. Toronto flights are cheapest during winter, and the best deals usually crop up in January or February. Alternatively, you could look out for special offers in spring or autumn, when Toronto is warmer but not super crowded. July and August are the most expensive months to fly to Toronto but, if you want do want to visit during the height of summer, you could still get a good price – you’ll just need to book your flights several months in advance.
As well as comparing different dates, you should also look at a range of airlines. For direct flights from Manchester to Toronto, you’ll need to fly with Air Canada, Air Transat, Brussels Airlines or Lufthansa. But you shouldn’t rule out indirect flights, as they could work out cheaper – although your journey will involve a short stopover in Europe or America.
FAQs about flights from Manchester to Toronto
Which airlines fly from Manchester to Toronto?
Several airlines fly from Manchester to Toronto, but your options vary depending on which airport you fly to. If you want to land in Toronto Pearson Airport, you can fly direct with Air Canada, Air Transat, Brussels Airlines or Lufthansa. Alternatively, indirect flights are offered by American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and Icelandair.
Flights are also available to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport – but you’ll need to have a stopover. Indirect flights are provided by a number of airlines, including Air Canada, British Airways and United Airlines.
Which airlines have the cheapest flights to Toronto?
Air Transat usually offer the cheapest flights from Manchester to Toronto, but keep an eye out for Lufthansa deals as well.
Can I fly direct from Manchester to Toronto?
Yes, you can fly direct to Toronto Pearson Airport from Manchester Airport.
How long is the flight from Manchester to Toronto?
A direct flight from Manchester to Toronto takes just under eight hours.
How do I get into Toronto from Toronto Pearson Airport?
It’s very easy to get into the city from Toronto Pearson Airport. Simply take the Union Pearson Express from the airport to Union Station – you’ll be in the centre of Toronto in just 25 minutes. A ticket costs about £10 and the trains run every 15 minutes. Or, if you’ve got lots of luggage, you could take a taxi – you’ll find them lined up outside the 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 is very straightforward. There’s a ferry every 15 minutes and, if you’re travelling on foot, it’s completely free. Or you can walk through the pedestrian tunnel that connects the mainland to the airport – it only takes around five minutes, thanks to the moving walkways. Once you’re on the mainland, you can get a taxi to your hotel, or catch the complimentary shuttle bus to Union Station.
What are the top things to do in Toronto?
It might be a city, but Toronto certainly isn’t just a concrete jungle. There are lots of parks and open spaces, not to mention the Toronto Islands. Floating just off-shore, these green-clad islets have fantastic views of the Toronto skyline. You can hire a bike and cycle around Centre Island, or go kayaking on Lake Ontario. For more city views, head to the top of the CN Tower and enjoy dinner in the revolving restaurant. And, of course, no holiday to Toronto would be complete without a trip to thundering Niagara Falls. Hire a car for the day and drive down – the journey only takes about 90 minutes.
Do I need a visa to travel to Toronto?
British passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Toronto. But you do need to get an electronic travel authorisation (ETA) to travel to Canada – you’ll just need to complete the form online. It’s best to sort it out at least four weeks before you fly, as confirmation can take a little while.