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Flight Information between New York City and Toronto

distanceDistance344 miles (555 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 30 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$210 (€169)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesWestJet, Porter Airlines or Air Canada

Flights from New York City to Toronto cover the 344 miles (555 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like WestJet, Porter Airlines or Air Canada. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $124 (€100), but the average price of plane tickets is $210 (€169).

Flights from New York to Toronto

Flying is almost always the best option when planning a trip from New York to Toronto. The two cities are 490 miles (790 kilometers) apart, and buses take almost 1two hours, while trains will take slightly longer. A flight from New York to Toronto will feel incredibly quick in comparison. Durations vary, but generally speaking passengers can expect direct flight times of between one hour 30 minutes and two hours. Even flights with a single stop will be faster than road or rail-based transportation, with the quickest reaching Toronto International in around three hours 50 minutes. Services are frequent as well. There should be 27-30 direct flights during the week, and over 30 flights on Saturdays and Sundays, so finding convenient services should always be possible.

Which airlines travel from New York to Toronto?

Passengers will have a variety of economy and premium airlines to choose from when booking a flight from New York to Toronto. Air Canada, Delta, and United Airlines all offer more than five services per day, and all fly direct to Toronto with no changes needed. American Airlines also operates on the New York to Toronto route, although it offers slightly fewer departures to choose from. Additionally, customers can book flights to Toronto with budget airlines like Porter. That way they can choose budget fares or book added perks to make their journeys more comfortable if desired. Services leave from all of New York's major airports including Newark, LaGuardia, JFK, and Stewart International Airport.

How long is the flight from New York to Toronto?

Flying from New York to Toronto is guaranteed to be the quickest way to travel. The fastest direct flights take one hour 30 minutes to cover the 490 mile (790 kilometer) route, and the slowest direct services take just two hours in total. Even when airport transfers to New York terminals and from Toronto International are factored in, it still beats buses and trains, as well as driving from New York to Toronto. If stops are needed, journey times will increase  a little, but not always by much. On any given day of the year, expect as many as 15 indirect services with flight times under five hours. They will generally require a short change in Wayne County, Washington, or Philadelphia, but this won't add more than one hour onto the journey time.

How many flights are there from New York to Toronto?

The New York to Toronto route is one of the busiest in North America, and travelers can anticipate a choice of 3-4 departures every hour during the day. From Monday to Friday, expect a selection of 27-30 direct services, with departures beginning before breakfast and concluding just before midnight. The frequency of flights is similar at the weekend, when travelers can expect a choice of 30 or more direct flights to Toronto. It's worth remembering than direct services aren't the only options when choosing a flight from New York to Toronto. Travelers can also take their pick from as many as 30 indirect flights with reasonably short journey times (faster than alternative forms of transportation). That applies every day of the week, and throughout the year. There are few seasonal dips in flight frequencies, so finding a suitable departure should be easy, whether it's summertime or Thanksgiving.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from New York to Toronto?

Departure Airport: A flight from New York to Toronto could leave from Newark Liberty International, JFK, LaGuardia, or Stewart International Airport. Each airport has its own connections to the Five Boroughs. Those headed to JFK are advised to take the AirTrain from Jamaica, which can be reached via MTA's overground services. Buses run from Lexington Avenue to LaGuardia, while New Jersey Railroad services leave Penn Station for Newark Airport on a regular basis. Finally, trains from Hoboken head to Stewart International in upstate New York, although the trip takes about an hour. The major airports offer every facility travelers could need, from money exchange to lounges, restaurants, and mobile charging points. Free WiFi is available at all airports as well.

Arrival airports: Flights from New York arrive at either Toronto International (also known as Pearson) or Toronto Island. Most services touch down at Toronto International, which is 20 miles (29 kilometers) outside the city. From there, arrivals can catch Up Express rail services to Union Station. Transfers take 20 minutes. Toronto Island Airport is more central, being located on Central Island, just south of downtown Toronto. Arrivals can take the ferry across to Bathurst Quay, then take buses or trams to the center of town. Expect the transfer to take 15-20 minutes at most.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between New York City and Toronto?

Travel between New York City, USA and Toronto, Canada by plane is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Canada from USA?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Canada from New York City?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

What are the safety rules to follow in Toronto, Canada?

When traveling in Canada, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 9/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Toronto from New York City before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to USA from Toronto, Canada?

Return travel from Canada to USA is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to New York City from Toronto?

Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Toronto?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to New York City from Toronto.

How much are cheap flights from New York City to Toronto?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight from New York City to Toronto for the next 7 days starting from $124 (€100)  one way.
What is the price of a flight ticket between New York City and Toronto?
The flight price between New York City and Toronto is on average $210 (€169)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is New York City to Toronto by plane?
The distance between New York City and Toronto by plane is approximately 344 miles (555 km).
What is the New York City to Toronto flight travel time?
On average the New York City to Toronto flight travel time is 1 h 30 min  for the 344 miles (555 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which airlines can get me from New York City to Toronto?
For the trip from New York City to Toronto you can take a flight with WestJet, Porter Airlines or Air Canada. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services between New York City and Toronto on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When can I take the first flight from New York City to Toronto? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The first New York City to Toronto flight departs at 10: 15 AM   and the last flight from New York City to Toronto leaves at 11: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date flight schedule from New York City to Toronto on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy plane tickets from New York City to Toronto for the best deals?
If you purchase a plane ticket from New York City to Toronto within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $210 (€169) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets to Toronto from New York City are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Toronto
Toronto - City Centre
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Toronto Union Station
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