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There are 2 ways to get from Toronto to Svalbard by plane

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Fly from Toronto  •  17h 3m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Longyearbyen (LYR) YYZ - LYR

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  18h 40m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Longyearbyen (LYR) YTZ - LYR

Toronto (YYZ) to Longyearbyen (LYR) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and Longyearbyen (LYR) is around 17h 44m and covers a distance of around 5389 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 33m. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 40m. Services are operated by Air Canada, Scandinavian Airlines, United Airlines and others. Typically 13 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
12h 10m
Layover time:
5h 33m
Total time:
17h 44m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
13h 40m
Flight distance:
5389 km
Flights per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$1,180
Carbon emissions:
1092 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
08:30
Last flight departs at:
20:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to Longyearbyen (LYR) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Svalbard and Jan Mayen

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Svalbard and Jan Mayen. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

International flights leaving Canada are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Canada

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Svalbard and Jan Mayen relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Svalbard and Jan Mayen, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Svalbard and Jan Mayen. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Svalbard and Jan Mayen, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 21 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Svalbard is to fly which costs $1,400 - $3,600 and takes 18h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Svalbard is to fly which costs $1,600 - $4,300 and takes 17h 3m.

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It is approximately 5398 km to get from Toronto to Svalbard.

It takes approximately 17h 3m to get from Toronto to Svalbard, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Longyearbyen Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 10m and has two stopovers.

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Svalbard is 6h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 10:38 PM in Toronto and 4:38 AM in Svalbard.

Austrian Airlines, KLM, Icelandair and four other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Longyearbyen Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Svalbard. 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 Svalbard.
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  • Distance: 5398.1 km
  • Duration: 17h 3m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Svalbard, Svalbard and Jan Mayen?

Air Canada, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Toronto to Longyearbyen twice daily.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Toronto to Longyearbyen via Newark, Oslo
Ave. Duration
18h 17m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,300
Flights from Toronto to Longyearbyen via Amsterdam Schiphol, Oslo
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Longyearbyen via Newark, Oslo
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Toronto to Longyearbyen via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Oslo
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $3,600
Flights from Toronto to Longyearbyen via Frankfurt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from Toronto to Longyearbyen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,500
Flights from Toronto to Longyearbyen via Vienna, Oslo
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700

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