Flights to Canada: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Canada
Heading to one of Canada's hubs in Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto or Calgary? Compare airfares from United, US Airways, American Airlines, WestJet, Air Canada, Delta and other that offer cheap flights on direct routes between the U.S. and Canada. To reach one of Canada’s smaller airports you will need to book a flight with a layover.
When to book the cheapest flights to Canada
The best time to travel to Canada depends on your plans. Are you searching for the perfect winter sport destination, heading for a hiking trip or planning a long weekend in one of the most popular Canadian cities? Depending on what you look for, you can visit the country all year long. For cheaper airfares you should consider booking tickets a couple of months in advance.
- Peak season: November to March for winter sports. Mid-May to September for outdoor activities.
- Low season: Spring and autumn are usually less busy and also the flight tickets are cheaper than in summer.
Direct flights from New York to Vancouver for example take around 5 hours 45 minutes.
Experience Canada: sights, tours and activities
The world's second-largest country has no shortage of impressive landscapes and unique wildlife that attract travelers from all over the world. It's famous for its friendly and welcoming people. Every province and territory possesses its own charms. Discover the stunning mountain peaks of the Rockies, the calm lakes of Ontario and the wide forests along the highways with a cheap rental car in Canada!
Essentials in Canada
Toronto, Vancouver, Quebec: From coast to coast Canada is home to amazing landscapes but also quirky cities, perfect for a long weekend escape. The cosmopolitan city of Toronto is a real cultural magnet, Vancouver is considered to be one of the most livable cities in the world and Quebec's old town looks like a piece cut right out of historic France. When it comes to attractive city destinations in Canada, one is spoiled for choice.
Niagara Falls: While not the tallest in the world, Horseshoe Falls, American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls never cease to amazing the millions of visitors that come every year. Take a boat ride into the mist or a journey behind the falls!
Queen Charlotte Islands: Haida Gwaii Queen Charlotte Islands is also known as Canada's Galapagos Islands. With its towering totem poles and the SGang Gwaay UNESCO World Heritage Site it is also the hub of First Nation's Haida culture.
Banff National Park: In Canada you can find 37 National Parks and eight National Park Reserves. One of the most spectacular ones being Banff, a recognized World Heritage Site with high mountains, wide pine forests, glaciers, hot-springs, turquoise-colored lakes and a few grizzly bears.
Find more about the unexpected wonders of Canada on Explore Canada.
Hotels and accommodation in Canada
Depending on your destination you will find accommodation in all sizes and price ranges. The prices of the rooms can be compared to those in U.S. Choose between hotels, bed & breakfasts and boutique hotels in the cities and motels or inns while you are on the road. To avoid disappointment, especially in high season, book your rooms in advance.