The cheapest times to fly from CTU to YYZ are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 CTU to YYZ is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1683 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $653 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Toronto

Flying from Chengdu (CTU) to Toronto (YYZ) will usually cost between $684 to $1475 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $671. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1613. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $942 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $961 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CTU to YYZ flight.

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

CTU to YYZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CTU to YYZ flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Chengdu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YYZ, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CTU. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Toronto, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chengdu. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $136 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $898. Return trip prices are from the YYZ to CTU 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 CTU to YYZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CTU to YYZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from YYZ
  • Usually 0.31% less expensive than YYZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See CTU to BUF flights


Flight Hacking CTU 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 CTU to YYZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (CTU > LAX > YYZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $61 (6.3%)

See CTU to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CTU > JFK > YYZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $957
  • Average savings: $5 (0.47%)

See CTU to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7301 miles or 11750 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CTU to YYZ flight is about 14 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Chengdu and Toronto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from CTU to YYZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CTU
Origination airport name Shuangliu Airport
City Chengdu
Country China
Latitude 30.6
Longitude 103.9

Return Airport

Destination code YYZ
Destination airport name Lester B. Pearson International Airport
City Toronto
Country Canada
Latitude 43.7
Longitude -79.6


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