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There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Galápagos Islands by plane, shuttle or bus

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Fly Toronto to Baltra Island

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Baltra Island (GPS)

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Bus to Rochester, fly to Baltra Island

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Baltra Island (GPS)

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Baltra Island

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Baltra Island (GPS)

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Baltra Island

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Baltra Island (GPS)

Fly Toronto to San Cristobal, fly to Baltra Island

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Cristobal (SCY)
  2. Take the plane from San Cristobal to Baltra Island
Canada → Ecuador
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International entry into Ecuador from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Ecuador land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Ecuador from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Ecuador: Galápagos
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 2 years of age or older
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Ecuador: Galápagos
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from India

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Rules to follow in Ecuador

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ecuador from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Galápagos Islands is 171.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Galápagos Islands is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Galápagos Islands is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 171.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from Ecuador.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Nov 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Defence.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Toronto to Galápagos Islands is to bus and fly, which costs $500 - $1,700 and takes 23h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Galápagos Islands is to fly which costs $700 - $1,700 and takes 17h 43m.

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The distance between Toronto and Galápagos Islands is 5052 km.

It takes approximately 17h 46m to get from Toronto to Galápagos Islands, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Baltra Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 34m and has two stopovers.

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Air Canada and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Toronto Airport to Baltra Island Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Galápagos Islands. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Galápagos Islands.
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  • Distance: 5051.8 km
  • Duration: 17h 46m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Galápagos Islands, Galápagos, Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Air Canada fly from Toronto to Galápagos Islands twice daily.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Toronto to Baltra Island via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Baltra Island via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Baltra Island via San Salvador, Quito
Ave. Duration
18h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Baltra Island via San Salvador, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Baltra Island via Washington Dulles, Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
26h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Baltra Island via Washington Dulles, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Quito
Ave. Duration
24h 42m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to Baltra Island via New York JFK, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
16h 17m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Baltra Island via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Quito
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Baltra Island via Atlanta, Quito
Ave. Duration
28h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Baltra Island via New York JFK, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to Baltra Island via Atlanta, Quito
Ave. Duration
27h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to San Cristobal via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to San Cristobal via San Salvador, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Baltra Island via Washington Dulles, Panama City, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
25h 8m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Baltra Island via Washington Dulles, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
24h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to Baltra Island via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
22h 18m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Baltra Island via New York JFK, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
24h 31m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Rochester to Baltra Island via New York JFK, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
23h 21m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to San Cristobal via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
15h 9m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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ourbus.com
Other operators
Emetebe
Phone
(+59342301277)
Website
emetebe.com.ec
Plane from San Cristobal to Baltra Island
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$215
Schedules at
emetebe.com.ec
Book at
emetebe.com.ec

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