Porter flights from Halifax to Toronto land you right in the heart of the city. With an exciting balance of historical and modern attractions, it’s always easy to find things to do in Toronto.
From the CN Tower’s impressive heights, it’s easy to see all of Toronto and beyond. Right next door, you might spot a seemingly ant-sized Blue Jays game at the Rogers Centre. Still known to locals by its original name, the Sky Dome, this massive stadium is famous for its retractable domed roof, making it a prime spot for baseball fans on sunny, summer days.
On rainy days, stay entertained at The Royal Ontario Museum. Known to locals as the ROM, this massive museum brings learning and fun to all ages. Kids are sure to love the interactive nature exhibits and indoor replica bat cave.
Nearby, you can indulge your sophisticated side with fine dining and high end shopping in Yorkville. You may just spot some famous Torontonians in this affluent area. At the least, you’ll see some refined street style and flashy cars pass by.
When you’re ready to continue indulging your artsy side, roam the halls of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). You’ll be occupied for hours with over 80,000 works of art. At the AGO, pop art, sculptures, photography and even a kids’ gallery are sure to catch your artistic eye.
For some outdoor art and amazing architecture, stroll into Toronto’s Distillery District. This historic pedestrian-only neighbourhood is home to some of the largest and best-preserved industrial Victorian architecture in North America. Year round, you’ll find spacious patios, international food, cafés, artisan goods and specialty boutiques.
Book a flight from Halifax to Toronto to explore this world-class city that’s full of things to do indoors and out.
The Entertainment District is in the heart of downtown and is the city’s pulse when it comes to things to do in Toronto.
This area is home to some of Toronto’s top attractions. From the extreme heights of the CN Tower, to the cheering crowds at the Rogers Centre and ACC, to the underwater wonders of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, there’s no shortage of excitement.
Just to the south of the Entertainment District, Harbourfront Centre offers cool indoor spaces like contemporary and Aboriginal art galleries. The excitement continues outside with lakefront views, free concerts and quick ferry rides to the Toronto Islands.
In the summer, amusement parks, green spaces, and tons of swimming spots along the city’s best blue flag beaches await on this easily accessible island getaway.
When the sun sets back on the mainland, raise a toast to Toronto’s buzzing nightlife scene. A changing landscape of blocks packed with nightclubs and full dance floors in Toronto’s club district can be found on and around Peter Street.
Along neighbouring King Street West, one of the favourite playgrounds of Toronto’s young and affluent, is a feast fit for a king. Fine dining at trendy and sophisticated restaurants line the streets along with upscale nightclubs and brunch spots.
Toronto is no stranger to world famous festivals. The TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre lights up during the annual Toronto International Film Festival when local movie lovers and A-list celebrities come to the city for groundbreaking films and late night festivities. However, the theatre is worth a visit any time of year for its fascinating film museum and critically acclaimed independent showings.
Book a Porter flight from Halifax to Toronto and land right in the middle of the action. This neighbourhood is sure to keep you occupied and entertained for hours.
After your flight from Halifax to Toronto, make sure you stop at Kensington Market.
A neighbourhood with real heart, Kensington Market has managed to dodge the chain restaurants and stores that often take over big cities.
Instead, this area is full of vibrantly coloured Victorian houses that double as storefronts for vintage clothing stops. At the same time, eye-catching and unique street art proudly decorates the main avenues and alleyways.
Kensington Market is also home to a colourful and constantly changing culinary scene and some of Toronto’s best and most innovative vegetarian and vegan dining options. Vividly painted pie shops and unique artisan souvenirs also add to this area’s endearing character.
You’ll find a wide variety of culinary delights side by side, from Latin street food, gelato, to innovative fusion dishes and more. Within the display cases at cute little cafés and brightly decorated bakeries, you’ll also find sweet treats that cater to vegan and gluten-free diets.
Due to its mostly 20th century history of immigrants arriving from the Caribbean, Middle East, Latin America, Asia and Eastern Europe, Kensington Market boasts some of Toronto’s most diverse shops and handmade goods. On any given day, you’ll hear music from around the world spilling out of shops and eateries.
Although it’s in a central part of Toronto’s downtown core, you’ll be transported worlds away from feeling like you’re in North America. Kensington’s welcoming flea market vibes and international goods ensure a great time. Don’t be surprised if you strike up a fascinating conversation with some locals or friendly shopkeepers.
No matter what your tastes are, there is something to sip, eat, see, listen to or take home with you. Book a flight from Halifax to Toronto and come to Kensington Market, a cozy and close knit area that encompasses the cultural diversity of Toronto.
Halifax to Toronto direct and connecting flights are available to get you there year round.
Fly direct from Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), with a stop in Ottawa or Montréal. Halifax to Toronto flight time is 3 hours and 20 minutes on average. The distance from Halifax to Toronto is around 1,305 km / 810 mi.
While onboard, sit back, relax, and enjoy our free drinks and snacks.
Fly from Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), with a connection in Ottawa or Montréal. Halifax to Toronto flight time is 3 hours and 20 minutes on average. Connection times vary. The distance from Halifax to Toronto is around 1,305 km / 810 mi.
Enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks along the way.
Porter’s check-in desk is located on the second floor, in the departures area.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) is about 35 km / 24 mi from downtown Halifax.
Take the Metro Transit 320 bus to the airport stop. The fare is $3.50 CAD.
The Airport Express shuttle bus provides service to the airport from downtown, during the summer months. The fare is $22 CAD.
Please allow sufficient time to drop off your car rental before your departing flight.
Taxi and car service from downtown cost about $55 CAD.
Porter Airlines lands you in Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), which is just 3 km / 2 mi away from downtown Toronto.
From the base of Bathurst, you can take the 511 streetcar to Bathurst subway station or the 509 streetcar to Union subway station. You can take the subway, GO Transit, PATH or UP Express to and from Union Station. TTC fare for subways, buses, and streetcars is $3.25 CAD.
You can choose to take the pedestrian tunnel to the mainland terminal of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, or the 90-second ferry ride that runs every 15 minutes across Toronto’s inner harbour.
Hertz is conveniently located in-terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on the lower level.
Ubers are available for pick-up and drop-off at the airport.
Taxis to downtown cost about $10 CAD. Car service is about $40 CAD.
The shuttle pick-up is just outside the mainland terminal area, under the shuttle bus sign. The pick-up and drop-off location is by the west entrance of the Royal York Hotel on York Street.
The shuttle bus offers comfortable and complimentary service between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and downtown, approximately every 15 minutes. Times may vary due to traffic and road conditions.
The UP Express Train connects you between Union Station, Bloor Station, Weston Station and Pearson Airport. For ticket fares and schedules, visit upexpress.com