Flights to Friday Harbor SPB

How to Find Cheap Flights to Friday Harbor SPB

Most visitors' first glimpse of quaint Friday Harbor is from the harbor itself. That harbor is your landing strip if you’re taking last-minute flights to Friday Harbor SPB. This seaplane base offers a thrilling approach to the island, steps from the town’s most popular sites. You can find plenty of cheap flights to Friday Harbor SPB using Skyscanner.


When to Book

Relish all of Friday Harbor’s most exciting recreation and entertainment by visiting in spring or summer. Getting to the island by seaplane is very popular, so book flights to Friday Harbor SPB at least two weeks in advance. Occasionally, you’ll find last-minute flights to Friday Harbor SPB. Traveling to the island during the summer gives you prime orca-watching time. This is also the best time for local concerts and Shakespeare in the Park as well as local 4th of July celebrations.


Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

Indirect flights to Friday Harbor SPB are your best bet. Book flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports to Seattle or Vancouver. From Seattle, you can then catch cheap flights to Friday Harbor SPB. From Vancouver, take a regional flight to Seattle or Renton airports where your seaplanes await.


Airlines That Fly to Friday Harbor SPB From the U.K.

Alaska Air, United, Delta and Lufthansa regularly fly between London and Seattle. Cheap flights to Friday Harbor SPB and Seattle are more available from London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW). For better deals, fly into Vancouver, BC, instead of Seattle. Regional flights from Vancouver to Seattle are widely available on Alaska, Air Canada, American and WestJet.



Friday Harbor SPB is a seaplane base in the heart of Friday Harbor. Its floating docks are just steps from downtown and town services. Just southwest of downtown, the land-based Friday Harbor Airport (FRD) is also available. This airport serves regional flights from Seattle, Bellingham and Vancouver aboard Kenmore Air and San Juan Airlines. You’ll find a U.S. Customs office at the airport along with a restaurant. The airport is within walking distance of downtown.


When to Go

Late spring and summer are the best seasons to visit Friday Harbor. Most of the city’s festivals and community events occur during this time. September is also a delightful time to visit as crowds dwindle and weather is pleasant.


What’s the Weather Like?

Like many Pacific Northwest towns, Friday Harbor experiences several overcast but pleasant days. There’s less rainfall here than in Seattle. Spring and summer are temperate and comfortable. You can expect highs in the 15 degrees and -1 degreest in January.


City Guide: What to See and Do

Friday Harbor, on the San Juan Islands archipelago, embodies all that is fascinating about the Pacific Northwest. Picturesque seaside bluffs lead to dense pine forests. Orca whales cruise by while salmon teem in the sound. Kayaking the harbor and biking the coast are idyllic pastimes. In downtown, shops, galleries and restaurants provide ample entertainment. There, you’ll also find the Whale Museum and self-guided historic walks. Be sure to head to the other side of the island and Lime Kiln Lighthouse for a unique view of migrating orcas. You can find hotel deals using Skyscanner.

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