Booking Flights to Canada – how to get cheap rates

Finding cheap flights to Canada is something every traveler vising the country is keen about. This article will guide travelers on finding affordable flight deals from any country to Canada.

Being the second-largest country in the world (and one of the least populated), Canada plays host to people of diverse nationalities all year round. Over the years, the Government of Canada has witnessed an influx of immigrants, people who seek refuge (asylum), or people who wish to naturalize.

The positive impact of this influx on the Canadian economy, cannot be overemphasized. One aspect that has continued to enjoy this status quo is the Canadian aviation industry, as flights to Canada have become more frequent.

However, for the would-be intern on International Youth Program (IEC), the business visitor, or the economic emigrant, there is a need to look for a Canada air ticket that would suit your pockets. It is important to note that as a necessity, all travelers to Canada must complete an ArriveCAN form, before entering the country.

Visit, to apply for the ArriveCAN form. You may want to check out the tips on booking flights via, to ascertain the times and days that flights would be cheap. These tips would be useful for people seeking flights from Canada as well.

The International airport at Toronto, is the largest in Canada. As such, it witnesses a constant flurry of departures and arrivals to and from various countries of the world, majorly India, UK, Pakistan, Nigeria and many other countries.

When is the best time to visit Canada?

The best time to visit Canada is ALWAYS. However, to get cheap flight rates to Canada, try booking 83 to 24 days before departure.

Canada travel Ban for India, Lifted

Traveling from India to Canada? Good news! Canada has now lifted the covid19-induced travel ban on flights from India to any province in Canada. However, strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols is still in place.

Best time to travel from New Delhi to Toronto

Although the least crowded month to travel is November, the cheapest month to travel from New Delhi (India) to Toronto (Canada) is October, with a 10% drop in flight prices. Morning departures are more expensive than evenings, with a 60% high. The highest season to travel is August, with a 7% increase in price.

Top 10 Cheapest Airlines from India to Canada

Below are the list of airlines in Canada with pocket-friendly prices:

  1. Turkish Airlines
  2. Air Canada (the largest airline and flag carrier of Canada)
  3. United Airlines
  4. British Airlines
  5. American Airlines
  6. Delta Airlines
  7. Air India
  8. Ethiopian Airlines
  9. Lufthansa
  10. KLM Royal Dutch and a few others.

These airlines take off to and from New Delhi and Toronto, every week. They also operate direct and indirect flights but indirect flights cost less even though they involve more travel time.

Another thing to consider is booking a round trip (return trip) since it is always more economical. In all, these airlines offer a fair deal, with prices hovering between 40,240 to 300,139 depending on the route, booking time and availability. Often, there are promotional offers waiting for you to grab, so keep your eyes open for those.

Flying to Canada from UK?

Flying from the UK to any part of the world can be an intimidating experience. Whether it is the London Gatwick, Manchester, or Glasgow, the experience is memorable.

For UK residents to Toronto, a type of visa called an eTA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) is required in order to enter the country upon arrival or until your UK passport expires. It is also advisable to find the latest government requirements and Covid-19 measures in place for your destination.

Flights from UK to Toronto, taking off from the various airports, run daily in the summer and other peak periods. There are flights as low as 354 (return fares) on economy, and as high as 1.407 on business class. Prices differ according to your departure and arrival points.

Popular Airlines from UK to Canada

Some popular airlines that commute between the UK and Canada are KLM, Virgin Atlantic, and British Airways.

As a matter of fact, cheap flights to Canada from Glasgow Intl £283 one-way – £539 round-trip, from Birmingham £487 one-way – £570 round-trip, from Edinburgh £408 one-way – £604 round-trip can be found if one books at least 3 weeks before departure and plans to travel in November.

Flights to Canada from USA

Canada and USA are relatively close to each other. Air travel between these two countries would take approximately 2 hours and 51 minutes. Flights shuttling both destinations are:

  1. United Airlines
  2. Lufthansa
  3. Alaska Airlines
  4. Frontier Airlines
  5. Delta Airlines
  6. American Airlines
  7. Air Canada among others.

Air fares between Canada and United States are as cheap as 120 dollars, or lower, at off-peak periods.

Flights to Canada from Nigeria

The two most popular international airports in Nigeria are located in Lagos and Abuja. Flight time is estimated from 18 hours and 40 minutes via London, and 23 hours and 55 minutes via Dubai.

Some airlines take as long as 33 hours, of course depending on the stopovers, take-off and destination points. Remember, indirect flights cost cheaper.

Popular Airlines flying Nigeria to Canada

  1. Air France
  2. Egyptair
  3. Lufthansa
  4. Delta Lines Air
  5. British Airways
  6. KLM Royal Dutch
  7. Ethiopian Air
  8. United Airlines among others.

Economy class ranges from 1,516.07 to 2,030 Canadian dollars, again depending on the airline, the exchange rate, time of purchase, time of travel, take off and arrival points, stopovers and other contingencies.

In summary, flight rates are dependent on the following factors:

  • Destination (The farther the more expensive)
  • Type of Booking (One way or return. Return is always cheaper)
  • Ticket Class (Economy, Business Class,
  • Time of booking (Tickets are cheaper at certain times of the day. Also, book at least 83 days in advance)
  • Time of travel (Peak or off-peak; Morning or evening)
  • Day of travel (Thursdays are usually better)
  • Number of Stopovers (Direct or Indirect Flight)
  • Whether or not there is a promo package (Some airlines offer coupons)

A thorough and extensive search will definitely present more friendly and convenient prices for all manner of travelers.

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