The cheapest times to fly from YYZ to CIU are

  • September 3rd to September 30th (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 15th to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 YYZ to CIU is early December. Prices can be as high as $923 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $224 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie

Flying from Toronto (YYZ) to Sault Ste. Marie, MI (CIU) will usually cost between $262 to $655 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $697. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $399 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $424 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYZ to CIU flight.

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

YYZ to CIU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYZ to CIU flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Toronto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.89, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $202 (31%) 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 $386. Return trip prices are from the CIU to YYZ 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 YYZ to CIU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 31 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 YYZ to CIU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sault Ste. Marie Airport (YAM) in Sault Ste. Marie

  • 16 miles (26 km) away from CIU
  • Usually 51.18% less expensive than CIU
  • Nonstop flights available

See YYZ to YAM flights

Destination alternative #2: Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) in Traverse City, MI

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from CIU
  • Usually 25.94% less expensive than CIU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to TVC flights

Destination alternative #3: Sawyer International Airport (MQT) in Marquette, MI

  • 140 miles (225 km) away from CIU
  • Usually 11.08% less expensive than CIU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to MQT flights

Destination alternative #4: Delta County Airport (ESC) in Escanaba, MI

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from CIU
  • Usually 10.61% less expensive than CIU
  • 1-layover flights available

See YYZ to ESC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 296 miles or 476 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYZ to CIU flight is about 1 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Toronto and Sault Ste. Marie, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from YYZ to CIU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code CIU
Destination airport name Chippewa County International Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.3
Longitude -84.5


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