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Travelling to Canada


Getting to Canada

Direct flights connect the major cities of the globe with the larger Canadian airports, and frequent connecting flights will help you get to any Canadian destination efficiently.

Canada's major airline is Air Canada , providing air transportation nationally and internationally to more than 150 destinations. You can also travel from Australia to gateway cities within Canada with many international carriers, including Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand , Cathay Pacific, United Airlines and Japan Airlines. Once in Canada you can travel domestically with Air Canada , or WestJet , which offers scheduled service to 33 cities in Canada and the United States , as well as charter operations to more than 20 cities in the United States , Mexico and the Caribbean .

Smaller airlines such as CanJet, Air Transat and Air North also connect you to destinations across the country.

Continuing to or from the U.S., direct flights whisk you from most major air terminals to many Canadian cities including Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, London, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, Saint John, Halifax and Yarmouth.

Air travel & Security

For a complete guide to Canada's airlines, visit the Transport Canada website. Use the CATSA airport search tool to search for Canadian airports from coast to coast.

To learn more about Canadian airport security guidelines, visit the (CATSA) website.

For more information on travelling to Canada by air, visit the Transport Canada website. To learn about visa and passport requirements for visitors to Canada, visit the Visas and Passports section of the website.

Passport and Visa
Visitors must carry a proof of citizenship. Passports and birth certificates are recommended. Check with the nearest Canadian Consulate, Canadian Embassy or High Commission well in advance of a trip to Canada.

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