Toronto Pearson (YYZ) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I am travelling Vancouver to Jamaica on west jet with overnight lay over of 11 plus hours in Toronto do I have to collect my luggage in Toronto?
When you check-in in YVR, insure your bag tag says MBJ (or KIN) in bold and YYZ. If it just says YYZ, it is not tagged through. Also, if it is tagged through, you have the choice of going outside for those 11 hours or staying inside the secure area as long as you have 2 boarding passes. On the return if you use the same routing, your bags will not be checked through regardless of the tag.
We are flying on WestJet from Winnipeg, to Liberia, Costa Rica with a layover in Toronto. Do we need to pick up our bags or are they checked straight through? Our connection is a little on the tight side. Thanks.
I'm flying from Houston to Vienna with a 6 hour connection at YYZ. I'm wondering if I'll have enough time to go through custom to visit the city and return for my flight to Vienna
I’m flying Air Canada from Denver to Ottawa and layover in Toronto. I have 1 hr and 45 mins. Do I have enough time to go through security and customs? And I heard I have to claim my luggage and recheck? Thank you for your reply.
No, your bags will be transferred. You will only have to go through customs, no security. That is enough time.
I am flying to Fort Lauderdale with an overnight layover in Toronto Can my luggage be checked through or do I have to pick it up and recheck it in the morning
It depends how long your overnight layover is and what airline you are flying.
9 hours overnight
Flying with Air Canada from Ottawa to Denver with a layover in Toronto for one and a half hours. Just wondering if I have to collect my bags and re-check them again In Toronto and go through security again and US customs? And do I have enough time?
You should have enough time as long as there aren't delays. You will not need to recheck your bags. Your second flight will be in the same Terminal, you'll need to proceed directly towards the F Gates for your US Departure. You will have to go through security again prior to entering the US Customs, however, both security and customs will be special area for connecting passengers only rather than the usual long lineups.
I am flying all air canada ...lax to Toronto ...on to St. John’s newfoundland ....I assume I clear customs in Toronto and go to domestic gates? Are they near customs? do I have to get luggage and do security? I have an hour and 15 mins is that enough? And on return I have an 1 hr 15 too...is that enough? And then I guess I clear customs in Toronto ? For my flight to us? Thanks so much!
You will arrive and depart from Terminal 1. Domestic gates are labeled as D Gates with a Canadian flag.. You will clear immigration/customs in Toronto so proceed towards baggage claim initially. Do not pick up your bags unless instructed by a CBSA officer to do so. Once you exit the baggage hall go to Level 2 (arrivals are level 1). Go through security again and you'll be on to your D Gate.
You should have enough time if you are not delayed. US and Canadian passport holders have a special lane to use automated border control. On your return, you'll arrive in the D Gates area and will have to follow signs for F Gates. Still no baggage pick up, however, you'lll have to redo security, and then US Customs. When you arrive back in LAX it's treated like a domestic arrival. Also, the US Customs most likely will have less lines than usual since there are dedicated areas for connecting passengers.
I am flying in from Calgary will I have to retrieve my luggage or does it go straight through. My layover is 57 mins
Do I have to retrieve my luggage when entering Canada from the USA before continuing onto my connecting domestic flight?
Arriving from Thunder Bay @6:45 Air Canada then connecting to Sunwing to Jamaica at 10:15 . Will we have enough time to make our flight?