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Flights to Vancouver Island in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price£463Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from£336From London to Vancouver
One-way from£233One-way flight from London to Vancouver

When is the best time to book a flight to Vancouver Island?

The price you pay for your flight to Vancouver Island may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 61 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Vancouver Island?

The cheapest day to fly to Vancouver Island is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Vancouver Island?

Flights in the evening are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Vancouver Island. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Vancouver Island?

Flights from the United Kingdom to Vancouver Island, Canada range from about 9.5h-20h. Your precise flight time will depend on several factors, including departure city, the number, and length of any stopovers, and your budget. With a direct flight, your journey to Vancouver will be on the shorter end of the range, while those with a stopover or two will likely have a flight time of closer to the 20-hour mark, depending on the length of each stopover.

Where can you get direct flights to Vancouver Island from?

You can enjoy direct flights to Vancouver Island from London Gatwick Airport. These flights are serviced several times daily from airlines including Air Transat and WestJet. Air Transat also provides daily direct flights to Vancouver from Manchester. If your flight to Vancouver Island has stopovers along the way, you can expect these to occur in common layover cities like London, Amsterdam, Newark, Seattle, Edmonton, and Calgary.

How do you get from Vancouver Island airport to the city centre?

When you fly to Vancouver Island from the UK, you’ll alight at Vancouver International Airport (YVR), about 14km from Vancouver city centre. To reach the city centre from the airport, you have several efficient options. You can take the high-speed Canada Line rail outside the international terminal to downtown Vancouver in under 30 minutes, all for about £6. You can instead opt to take a taxi from the 2nd level outside the international terminal. The fare will be about £22, depending on your precise destination, and with a journey time of about 30 minutes. Car rentals are also available onsite for those who wish to drive during their Vancouver holiday. Also be sure to see if your hotel provides shuttle rides, which oftentimes are complimentary.

What are some things to do in Vancouver Island?

Vancouver is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada, thanks to its modern and urban feel mixed with its gorgeous natural scenery. During your holiday, be sure to explore Granville Island, which you can access via Aquabus, and experience these eclectic neighbourhoods funky shops, fascinating art galleries, and picture-perfect cafés. Visit Grouse Mountain, an ideal spot for wintertime skiing or off-season hiking, providing breathtaking views and heart-pumping fun all in one afternoon. Love heights? Take a stroll across the Capilano Suspension Bridge 230-feet above the Capilano River in North Vancouver. The bridge is 450-feet long, so be sure you really enjoy heights before starting your trek across. Shop and dine in trendy Robson Street, especially perfect for fashionistas of all ages. There are also many world-class dining spots that celebrate local cuisine.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Vancouver Island?

British citizens travelling to Vancouver Island, Canada need a valid passport to enter the country. A visa is not required for tourists, although you will need an Electronic Travel Authorisation in place before you fly.

How popular are flights to Vancouver this year?

Vancouver flights are currently seeing a 82% decrease in searches when contrasted with this time last year.

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