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Cheapest flights to Vancouver airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Vancouver airports from your nearest city or airport
Toronto Pearson Intl Airport
Vancouver Intl Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Toronto TO Vancouver

London, Ontario (YXU) to Abbotsford (YXX)

Typically, flights to Vancouver from Toronto are cheaper when flying from London to Abbotsford, which has an average price of C$ 228

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO VANCOUVER FROM TORONTO PEARSON INTL AIRPORTApril12% cheaperFlying from Toronto Pearson Intl Airport to Vancouver costs on average just C$ 346 in April
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO VANCOUVER FROM TORONTO PEARSON INTL AIRPORTDecember37% more expensiveIt costs about C$ 540 for flights to Vancouver from Toronto Pearson Intl Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO VANCOUVER FROM TORONTO PEARSON INTL AIRPORTDecember213% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Vancouver from Toronto Pearson Intl Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Vancouver?

Whether you are visiting Vancouver for the first time or are returning to relive past memories, this vibrant seaport on the west coast of Canada never fails to disappoint. From the surrounding mountains, to the entertainment around the downtown peninsula, to historic Gastown in the east end, and the sprawling Stanley Park, you can always discover something new and exciting when you travel to Vancouver.

Peak tourist season in Vancouver is from June to August. So if you want to know the best time for travel in Vancouver minus the crowds, March to May or September to November are ideal. Spring is perfect for kayaking and strolling through parks and gardens, while summer brings tourists from around the world to enjoy swimming, hiking, and numerous outdoor activities.

This coastal city offers a moderate, oceanic climate. The average temperature for Vancouver during summer months ranges from an average 13-15 degrees Celsius in May-June to 17-18 degrees Celsius in July-August and it starts to cool off again in September with an average of 15 degrees Celsius. October offers the crisp, cool air of fall averaging 12-13 degrees Celsius. Winter months are mild, with average temperatures usually remaining above the freezing mark from 4 degrees to 10 degrees Celsius November-March.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Vancouver?

    In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Vancouver for C$ 74/person, which is 86% cheaper than the average flight to Vancouver. To find the cheapest price to Vancouver from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Vancouver?

    In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from Canada to Vancouver. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around C$ 324. If you’re not able to fly to Vancouver in May, then January is your next best option. Flight prices from Canada to Vancouver during January average around C$ 327.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Vancouver?

    The best time to book a flight to Vancouver from Canada is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around C$ 377. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Vancouver outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from Canada to Vancouver for C$ 77.

  • What is there to do in Vancouver when it’s raining?

    If you are planning a flight to Vancouver and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of January, November, and December. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Vancouver, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. While in Vancouver you will find TELUS World of Science nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Pacific Centre Shopping Mall.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Vancouver?

    If you’re looking to do your hiking in warmer conditions, consider planning your flight to Vancouver for May, June, and July. Parks like Queen Elizabeth Park are popular hot spots in those months.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Vancouver?

    Vancouver Intl Airport, Galiano Island Montagne Harbor Airport, Village Bay Miners Bay Airport, Saturna Island Lyall Harbour Airport or Ganges SPB Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Vancouver.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Vancouver?

    Vancouver Coal Harbour Airport has an average price of C$ 530 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Vancouver. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

  • Are there flights to Kitsilano?

    Yes, you can travel to Kitsilano via a flight to Vancouver Coal Harbour airport in Vancouver (Kitsilano is 4.4 km from the airport).

  • What’s the closest airport to Rogers Arena?

    Vancouver Coal Harbour in Vancouver is the closest airport to Rogers Arena (distance: 1.5 km).


Vancouver flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Canada to Vancouver found recently by users on momondo
Flair Airlines
20 Apr.
YYC9:45 a.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR11:10 a.m.Vancouver Intl
28 Jul.
YVR2:00 a.m.Vancouver Intl
1h 25m
YYC3:25 a.m.Calgary
Flair Airlines
11 Feb.
YYC6:20 p.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR7:45 p.m.Vancouver Intl
3 Mar.
YVR1:00 a.m.Vancouver Intl
1h 25m
YYC2:25 a.m.Calgary
Flair Airlines
10 May
YYC9:45 a.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR11:10 a.m.Vancouver Intl
11 May
YVR2:00 a.m.Vancouver Intl
1h 25m
YYC3:25 a.m.Calgary
Flair Airlines
1 Apr.
YYC9:45 a.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR11:10 a.m.Vancouver Intl
3 Apr.
YVR2:00 a.m.Vancouver Intl
1h 25m
YYC3:25 a.m.Calgary
Flair Airlines
1 May
YYC9:45 a.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR11:10 a.m.Vancouver Intl
21 May
YVR2:00 a.m.Vancouver Intl
1h 25m
YYC3:25 a.m.Calgary
Flair Airlines
28 Feb.
YYC6:20 p.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR7:45 p.m.Vancouver Intl
8 Mar.
YVR1:00 a.m.Vancouver Intl
1h 25m
YYC2:25 a.m.Calgary

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Vancouver

If you're looking for one-way flights from Canada to Vancouver, view some of our deals below provided by Flair Airlines
Flair Airlines
2 Feb.
YYC4:10 a.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR5:35 a.m.Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
1 Jun.
YYC9:45 a.m.Calgary
1h 25m
YVR11:10 a.m.Vancouver Intl
Flair Airlines
6 Jun.
YLW8:40 a.m.Kelowna
0h 55m
YVR9:35 a.m.Vancouver Intl

Which airlines fly to Vancouver?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Vancouver
  • Which airlines fly to Vancouver?

    For flights from Canada to Vancouver, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Flair Airlines, Air Canada, Swoop and WestJet. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.


Airports near Vancouver

Below you will find all the airports in Vancouver along with their distance from the city centre

How to get to downtown Vancouver from the airport

Trains

Vancouver International Airport is 12 kilometres from Downtown Vancouver. International and domestic terminals are served by the YVR-Airport station, which is part of the Canada Line. Canada Line consists of three Skytrain lines that serve metro Vancouver. Trains leave every 7 minutes during peak travel hours and every 15 minutes for non-peak travel times. They run from 5:00 am to 1:00 am and take 26 minutes to reach Vancouver City Centre station. The fare is $9 CAD (discounts available for seniors and children).

Buses

The N10 night bus connects domestic and international terminals to Richmond and Downtown Vancouver. Airport south terminals are served by the C92 bus, which connects to the Canada Line at Bridgeport Station.

Taxis

It will take around 25 to 30 minutes to reach downtown with a $35 CAD flat fee (does not include gratuity).

Private and Rental Cars

Private sedans and limousines are an option, but range from $45 CAD to as much as $81 CAD for the ride and must be arranged ahead of time. You can also find great bargains for car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Vancouver

Most frequently searched flights to Vancouver along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Toronto to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time4h 50m
Cheapest priceC$ 91
Mexico City to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time5h 50m
Cheapest priceC$ 314
Montreal to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time5h 30m
Cheapest priceC$ 164
Los Angeles to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time2h 42m
Cheapest priceC$ 205
San Francisco to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time2h 17m
Cheapest priceC$ 154
Calgary to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest priceC$ 79
Edmonton to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest priceC$ 81
New York to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time6h 31m
Cheapest priceC$ 336
Chicago to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time4h 24m
Cheapest priceC$ 317
Winnipeg to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time2h 59m
Cheapest priceC$ 109
London to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time9h 25m
Cheapest priceC$ 456
Denver to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time2h 58m
Cheapest priceC$ 287
Guadalajara to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time8h 10m
Cheapest priceC$ 356
Dallas to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time4h 14m
Cheapest priceC$ 311
Frankfurt am Main to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest priceC$ 677
New Delhi to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time14h 15m
Cheapest priceC$ 1,118
Ottawa to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time5h 10m
Cheapest priceC$ 109
Paris to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest priceC$ 426
Sao Paulo to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time26h 03m
Cheapest priceC$ 912
Kelowna to Vancouver Flights
Fastest flight time0h 50m
Cheapest priceC$ 209

How to travel around Vancouver

Vancouver is perfect for those who want to get outdoors and get in a few steps walking around the city’s attractions. It is a walkable city and has a compact downtown design. Most likely, you will be just a short walk from your hotel to main attractions in the area. Taxis are available, and they are hailed from the street. Designated taxi stands are found throughout the city too, and you can call one for pickup by paying $5 – $10 CAD for short downtown rides. TransLink is another option that has passes covering the SeaBus and SkyTrain. The transit system has three zones with prices ranging from $2.75 – $5.50 CAD for adults and $1.75 – $3.75 CAD for children. An All-Access Day Pass is $9.75 CAD. After 6:30 pm, as well as on weekends, all trips are classed as a one-zone fare of $1.75 CAD for children and $2.75 CAD for adults. Children under 5 travel for free.

The Aquabus Ferries and False Creek Ferries are affordable ways to bypass the busy bridges. Both are privately operated and a single ride ticket costs anywhere from $3.25 – $5.50 CAD with day passes costing $15 – $16 CAD.


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Best things to do and see in Vancouver

Things to do and places of interest in Vancouver

Vancouver has plenty of activities to offer—choose from outdoor biking and hiking to skiing, or visit museums and parks, and much more. Sushi is popular in the area, and Vancouver is home to some of the best sushi houses with excellent pricing. Okada Sushi and Blue Water Café & Raw Bar are two popular establishments to try.

Three skiing areas within a short drive include Cypress Bowl, Grouse Mountain, and Mt. Seymour, which are just 30 minutes from Downtown Vancouver. For the kids in your group, visit the Vancouver Aquarium or entertain young minds at Science World which has numerous hands-on activities and shows. In the summer, the beach scene is always popular, but real summer fun does not start until Canada Day (July 1st), and the temperatures start to cool in October, so plan your visit with this in mind.

Tips and tricks for visiting Vancouver

Enjoy Downtown

Strolling around Downtown Vancouver is an excellent way to get to know the city and explore what it has to offer. Start at Canada Place then walk toward Gastown and Chinatown, which will take a half day on its own. Then, head to Yaletown for dinner.

Plenty to Shop and Bring Home

For gift ideas, stop at First Nations Artwork or bring home smoked and vacuum-sealed salmon. Also, a bottle of wine (or two) from a local vineyard is a great find to bring back.

Canada Line YVR AddFare

All transit users travelling on the Canada Line leaving the airport are subject to the $5 AddFare in addition to their zone fare. It is automatically added to your fee when you buy the fare card.