The cheapest times to fly from MDW to YTZ are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • August 6th to December 16th

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 MDW to YTZ is late October. Prices can be as high as $403 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $275 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Toronto

Flying from Chicago, IL (MDW) to Toronto (YTZ) will usually cost between $283 to $350 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $275. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $344. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $70 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $320 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MDW to YTZ flight.

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

MDW to YTZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MDW to YTZ flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $8 (3%) 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 $311. Return trip prices are from the YTZ to MDW 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 MDW to YTZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 47 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MDW to YTZ while comparing.

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

  • 58 miles (93 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 19.84% less expensive than YTZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MDW to BUF flights

Destination alternative #2: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from YTZ
  • Usually 2.81% less expensive than YTZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MDW to ROC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Porter Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 443 miles or 713 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MDW to YTZ flight is about 1 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Toronto?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from MDW to YTZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMDW
Origination airport nameChicago Midway International Airport
CityChicago, IL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeYTZ
Destination airport nameBilly Bishop Toronto City Airport


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