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There are 2 ways to get from Toronto to Timbuktu by plane or car

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City, drive  •  2 days 15h

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Gao (GAQ) YTZ - GAQ
  2. Drive from Gao to Timbuktu

1 alternative option

Fly from Toronto, drive  •  2 days 5h

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Gao (GAQ) YYZ - GAQ
  2. Drive from Gao to Timbuktu

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Mali due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

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.

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

Last updated: July 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Toronto and Timbuktu is 7645 km.

It takes approximately 2 days 15h to get from Toronto to Timbuktu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Gao Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 days 2h and has three stopovers.

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Timbuktu is 4h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 12:35 AM in Toronto and 4:35 AM in Timbuktu.

Porter Airlines, Air Canada, Air Algérie and two other airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Gao Airport.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to car ferry which takes 2 min and costs $0 - $14.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Timbuktu.
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  • Distance: 7645.1 km
  • Duration: 2 days 15h

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Timbuktu, Mali?

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Timbuktu. However, you can take the car ferry to Billy Bishop Airport Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Billy Bishop Toronto City airport, fly to Gao, then take the drive to Timbuktu. Alternatively, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Gao, then take the drive to Timbuktu.

Airlines
Sky Mali
Website
flyskymali.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Gao via Montreal, Casablanca, Bamako
Ave. Duration
44h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Gao via Montreal, Algiers, Bamako
Ave. Duration
44h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,200
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Gao via Washington Dulles, Casablanca, Bamako
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Gao via Paris CDG, Bamako
Ave. Duration
36h 2m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Gao via Montreal, Casablanca, Bamako
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300

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