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Flights from New York to Vancouver

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Flight information New York to Vancouver International

Cheapest return price last month

£168

Direct airlines

3

Flights per week

15

Average flight time, total distance 2426 miles

5h 39min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada

Vancouver International and Vancouver Boundary Bay

2 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 2 airports in Vancouver International: Vancouver International and Vancouver Boundary Bay.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from New York to Vancouver International is £168. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
5h 39min is the average flight time from New York to Vancouver International.
There are 3 airlines who fly direct from New York to Vancouver International.
As of December, there are 15 flights per week flying from New York to Vancouver International.

Flight Information

Six airlines provide direct flights from New York to Vancouver each week. Cheap flights from New York to Vancouver are most often found when booking with Alaska, Cathay Pacific, or WestJet airlines. Cheap flights from New York to Vancouver are also offered by Delta, Air Canada, United, and American Airlines. There are direct flights from New York to Vancouver. However, the best deals for cheap flights from New York to Vancouver are usually found on trips with at least one or two stops. Cathay Pacific and Air Canada are the most common options for travellers looking for a direct flight.

Flights from New York take off from either John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) or Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). They land at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) as this is the only major airport in Vancouver. This is an international flight, which means travellers should arrive at the airport two to three hours before the scheduled departure time. In order to get through customs, you will need to provide a valid passport. John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) has great options for both shopping and dining when travelling from New York to Vancouver.

Flights going to Vancouver from this airport typically leave from Terminal 8. Some of the amenities in this terminal are a food court, and retail options, including Hudson news and a Brookstone. If you are leaving from Newark International Airport, your flight will likely leave from Terminal A. It is easy to grab a snack or do some shopping before you take off. The arrival area in YVR is connected to the departure area. After you go through customs and get your bags, you can catch a taxi to get to your destination, take the sky train to the centre of town, or take the shuttle to your rental car location.

Time Difference and Local Weather

Vancouver is in the Pacific Time Zone. You will need to set your clocks back three hours when you land to be on local time. The climate in Vancouver is more temperate than New York. It experiences much milder winters and summers. The average temperature throughout the year in Vancouver is 14 °C.

Dining and Getting Around Vancouver

It is noticeably cheaper to dine out in Vancouver than New York. This is true whether dining at a mid-level or an inexpensive restaurant. Inexpensive restaurants are typically 25% cheaper than their New York equivalents. Mid-level meals for two are usually about 15% cheaper than in New York City. One thing that is more expensive in Vancouver is transport. Cabs are around 30% more expensive on average. Vancouver is easy to get around.

Besides having a great public transport system, you can use car2go and Evo, which are car-share options cheaper than a taxi. And there is Mobi, a public bike-share system, which is available throughout downtown and nearby suburbs.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.