Toronto Pearson (YYZ) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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I am catching a flight from Toronto to Detroit then have a 4 hour layover in Detroit before flying from Detroit to Amsterdam, do I have to check in again in Detroit or head straight to the terminal for Amsterdam?
If both flights are on Delta all you have to do in Detroit is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.
We always fly from US, doing a quick wedding weekends in Orlando. So we are flying WestJet, all on same reservation, Sudbury depart at 6:30 pm, land YYZ at 7:30 depart YYZ to MCO at 9:00 pm. Can anyone tell me the process? We have an hour and a half layover, with 2 teens, and no baggage, just carry on, I need to have this in my mind so I don't screw it up. Also, my hubby smokes, will it be hard for him to have one when we land in Toronto before proceeding through or enough time? Coming back we are MCO to YYZ via air Canada, at AC rouge YYZ to Sudbury. Thank you all.
You will be able to smoke as both ways you will be forced to exit the secure sterile area and re-enter via security. On the way there you will be in Terminal 3. You simply just have to follow the regular exit signs as if you only went to Toronto. Go outside for the smoke. Go back in to the A Gates where you will redo security and go through US Customs (both processes unavoidable). In Orlando you will be finished with all formalities. On the return it will be Terminal 1. This time in order to exit you'll need to clear Canadian customs first. Once finished you have to exit and you can have another smoke break prior to re-entering the secure zone labeled D Gates (for references the security is faster on level 2 than level 3), and you're on to Sudbury. Hope that helps.
We are flying to Pittsburgh next year and are considering Air Canada from London Heathrow connecting in Toronto. The layover time is 2.5 hours Will this be sufficient for the necessary immigration formalities? As both flights are with Air Canada will it be quite straightforward?
I'm a Canadian citizen and will be flying all Air Canada from Mexico City to Mumbai via Toronto Pearson YYZ with 1hr40 between flights. Is that sufficient time? Will AC in Mexico be able to provide boarding passes between YYZ-BOM? What's the procedure when arriving in Toronto? And on my return can I expect the same procedure for the reverse itinerary? Thanks!
You will simply need to follow signs in YYZ Terminal 1 for E Gates upon arrival. This will send you to a dedicated "arriving international, departing international non-US" immigration point. A Canada Border Services Agency officer will check your passport etc, and will decide based on your arrival location and other things whether you will need to be re-cleared by security (a special area without line ups though), if so a CATSA agent will be there to do that, otherwise you will proceed straight to your next gate. Your baggage will be checked all the way through and you should receive both boarding passes.