Flights into Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are scheduled by 42 passenger airlines, 20 of which provide international service. Heading to more than 100 destinations, both within Canada and around the globe, flights into Vancouver International are served in two terminals: the regional airline terminal and the international terminal.
Located on Sea Island, in Richmond, British Columbia, YVR is just 12 km from the city of Vancouver. Access to the city center and environs is provided by traditional taxi, bus, and rental car options, but efficient and convenient service is also provided by Canada Line Rapid Transit Rail Link running on 10-minute intervals.
If you are flying to Vancouver International Airport, you will find good choices for dining; shopping for travel needs such as books, music, fashions, and souvenirs; and an extremely convenient hotel, layover/day spa, and health club. In addition, several duty-free shops are perfectly poised for retail therapy in the international terminal. A luxury designer outlet collection of shops, planned for spring of 2015, will enhance Vancouver International's already plentiful shopping experience.
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
Need belfree wifi
plane was extremely cold
Great seats. Good flight that arrived early
Quick flight, cheap upgrade to business class, nice staff
movie screen did not work. This is my second flight that this occurred. Too bad, It is a great way to pass time.
Great flight: Helpful staff, clean and comfortable seats, everything on time!
Child sick on plane and staff handled it well. Also connecting flight held because we were late
we landed early and everything from boarding to disembarking was problem free