Toronto is home to more major sporting teams than any other Canadian city. Founded in 1917, ice hockey's Toronto Maple Leafs are a mainstay of the National Hockey League. The sport's long history is documented in the city's Hockey Hall of Fame but two of Toronto's newest teams are the Blue Jays and the Raptors. Baseball team the Blue Jays play their home games downtown at the Rogers Centre, while National Basketball Association side the Raptors share their Air Canada Centre home with the Maple Leafs.
For a unique local experience you should catch a Canadian Football League game, with the Toronto Argonauts one of the world's oldest professional sports teams still in existence.
Toronto Airport (YYZ)
Flights from Australia to Toronto will disembark at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), situated west of the city, is Canada's busiest airport serving around 32 million passengers a year. The airport was renamed in 1984 after Lester Pearson, a former Canadian Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to Toronto Pearson International Airport. Book your Toronto Airport accommodation.
Getting to Toronto
There are several airlines that offer flights to Toronto from Australia that involve a stopover in a third destination. Flights from Sydney via Vancouver, Los Angeles or Dallas take between 21 and 24 hours depending on the length of the stopover. Flights from Melbourne via Los Angeles take between 22 and 25 hours depending on the length of the stopover. Flights from Brisbane via Los Angeles take between 21 and 24 hours depending on the length of the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Toronto
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Toronto from Australia include:
For more information on Toronto holidays check out our Toronto travel guide.