|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||October||Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop|
|Average price||C$ 641||Average for round-trip flights in May 2021|
|Round-trip from||C$ 386||From Toronto to Paris|
|One-way from||C$ 12||One-way flight from Toronto to Paris|
YTO - PAR
C$ 609 - C$ 1,173
8 - 25 °C
16 - 27 mm
When to fly to Paris
Most travellers arrive on cheap flights to Paris between April and October. Although August is considered peak, it is when many Parisians leave the city on vacation. There are hotel discounts to be snapped up and less traffic, but you may find that most of the best restaurants close too.
Runs from November 1 to March 31.
Paris, the City of Light, is one of the world’s most magical cities, a byword for romance, glamour and style. Its landmarks – the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, L’Opéra de la Bastille, Notre Dame Cathedral – are world famous.
Its 20 arrondissements spiral out from the middle of the city on the right bank of the River Seine, each one with its own personality. La Cite, part of the 1st District, is the historic heart of Paris, home to the cathedral and the Sainte Chappelle. The Latin Quarter is the traditional student quarter, centred on the Sorbonne and Panthéon, a district of cheap restaurants and charming old streets. Pigalle and Montmartre, the ninth and 18th arondissements, are where Paris parties. Le Marais is the Jewish quarter and the 13th district, Chinatown, is where Paris’s large Chinese, Vietnamese and Cambodian communities live and trade.
Paris’s sweeping boulevards, public squares, fine palaces, old townhouses, little market streets and hidden courtyards contain a wealth of attractions with more than enough to occupy tourists who have landed on cheap flights to Paris.
Flight times from Canada to Paris range from 7h-13h, depending on your departure city. The quickest flight from Vancouver to Paris takes around 12h 20m, while flights from Toronto average 8h-9h. Flights departing from Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport take a little under 7h. However, some Paris flight deals might take as long as 45h, depending on the number of stops and layover duration.
You’ll find direct flights to Paris departing from Montreal and Toronto. Montréal to Paris is the quicker and more popular route. Montreal’s international airport services flights by Corsair, Air Transat, and LEVEL, while Toronto Pearson International Airport offers more options, with direct flights operated by Brussels Airlines, Air Canada and Air Transat.
The quickest way of getting to the city center is to take the RER train. Average journey time ranges from 30 to 35 minutes. You’ll find stations at Terminal 2 and Terminal 1. If you crave a little more flexibility, then taxis make a good option. You’ll find taxi ranks located outside all three terminals. A trip to the city takes 40 to 60 minutes depending on traffic. Buses offer a more affordable option but take a little more time, averaging 60 to 70 minutes. Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris has a dedicated bus line called the RoissyBus, which departs every 15 to 20 minutes. Bus tickets can be purchased onboard the bus (cash only) or from RATP counters in terminals 1, 2B, and 2D.
One of Europe’s most visited capitals, Paris, France offers lots of tourist attractions. It’s home to iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral, Louvre Museum, and the Château de Versailles. You can enjoy a leisurely walk at the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont or go bargain shopping at Le Marais or the lively Aligre Market. The Canal de l’Ourcq provides a fun spot for waterside picnics. Paris is also famous for its culinary scene. It’s home to hundreds of cafes and restaurants, serving everything from local fare to continental cuisine. After hours, the city offers lots of late-night bars and night clubs. Families can go picnicking at any of the city’s gardens, relax on scenic cruises on the Seine, go on pony rides at the Jardin d’Acclimatation, or enjoy a fun day at Disneyland Paris. You’ll also find several tours designed to showcase the city’s rich history and attractions.
Canadian passport holders do not require a visa to fly to Paris for tourist visits up to 90 days. If you plan to stay in Paris beyond this period or you’re traveling for some other purpose (work or study), you’ll require a visa for your trip. You’ll also require a passport that’s valid for at least three months beyond your expected departure date.
Flights to Paris have seen a 91% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.