The cheapest times to fly from CAN to YYZ are

  • January 29th to April 22nd (except the week of March 26th)
  • September 3rd to December 23rd (except the weeks of September 24th and December 10th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CAN to YYZ is early November. Prices can be as high as $1667 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $651 for Sunday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Toronto

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Toronto (YYZ) will usually cost between $651 to $1398 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $651. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1513. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $863 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $990 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to YYZ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CAN to YYZ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CAN to YYZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to YYZ flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YYZ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CAN. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Toronto, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $86 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $946. Return trip prices are from the YYZ to CAN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CAN to YYZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking CAN to YYZ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CAN to YYZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CAN > JFK > YYZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $939
  • Average savings: $52 (5.2%)

See CAN to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (CAN > LAX > YYZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $27 (2.68%)

See CAN to JFK flights

Hack #3: Moscow (CAN > SVO > YYZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $976
  • Average savings: $14 (1.41%)

See CAN to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAN to YYZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, EVA Air, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lester B. Pearson International Airport to Baiyun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7729 miles or 12439 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CAN to YYZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to YYZ flight is about 14 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Toronto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 101 available flights from CAN to YYZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCAN
Origination airport nameBaiyun International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeYYZ
Destination airport nameLester B. Pearson International Airport


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