Getting to Ontario |


Ontario boasts a number of extensive and efficient transportation systems offering the traveller an array of ways to get to and around the province, including domestic and international airlines, car rental companies, trains and ferries. Get information on services for people with special needs in Ontario.


Getting to Ontario is easy. Canada's largest full service airline, Air Canada, flies regularly from London Heathrow, as does British Airways. Air Transat offers flights from a number of regional UK airports, while Canadian carrier Westjet flies from Gatwick and Glasgow. The main international gateway for UK flights is Toronto Pearson International Airport in Toronto (airport code YYZ). Air Canada also flies from London Heathrow to Ottawa (YOW). The average non-stop flying time from the UK to Ontario is 7 hours.


Direct flights into Toronto Pearson International (YYZ):

  • London Heathrow (LHR):   British Airways and Air Canada
  • London Gatwick (LGW):  Air Transat and WestJet 
  • Glasgow International (GLA):  Air Transat  and WestJet (May – October)
  • Manchester International (MAN):  Air Transat 
  • Birmingham (BHX):  Air Transat (May – October)
  • Dublin (DUB):  Air Transat (April – October) 


Direct flights into Ottawa International Airport (YOW):  

  • London Heathrow (LHR):  Air Canada

We advise arriving early at the airport and allowing plenty of time for security screening. The latest information about safety and security procedures at your departure (Heathrow) airport can be found here