The cheapest times to fly from LAX to YTZ are

  • January 8th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 19th and March 5th)
  • August 6th 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 LAX to YTZ is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $797 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $467 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Toronto

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Toronto (YTZ) will usually cost between $485 to $727 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $484. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $714. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $230 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $554 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to YTZ flight.

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

LAX to YTZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to YTZ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $51 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $553. Return trip prices are from the YTZ to LAX 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 LAX to YTZ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 55 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 LAX to YTZ while comparing.

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

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 42.60% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to BUF flights

Destination alternative #2: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 12 miles (19 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 35.11% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to YYZ flights

Destination alternative #3: Erie International/Tom Ridge Field Airport (ERI) in Erie, PA

  • 114 miles (183 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 31.05% less expensive than YTZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ERI flights

Destination alternative #4: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 30.14% less expensive than YTZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to ROC flights

Destination alternative #5: London Airport (YXU) in London

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 14.26% less expensive than YTZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to YXU flights

Destination alternative #6: John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) in Hamilton

  • 41 miles (66 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 0.45% less expensive than YTZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to YHM flights


Flight Hacking LAX to YTZ

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 LAX to YTZ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (LAX > ORD > YTZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $529
  • Average savings: $26 (4.6%)

See LAX to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to YTZ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2182 miles or 3512 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to YTZ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to YTZ flight is about 4 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Toronto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from LAX to YTZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLAX
Origination airport nameLos Angeles International Airport
CityLos Angeles, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYTZ
Destination airport nameBilly Bishop Toronto City Airport


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