Cheap Flights from Vancouver to New York (YVR - NYC)

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Flight information Vancouver to New York

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Average flight time, total distance 2424 miles

4h 54min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada

New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia and Stewart International

4 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 4 airports in New York: New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia, and Stewart International.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Vancouver to New York is £189. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
4h 54min is the average flight time from Vancouver to New York.
There are 2 airlines who fly direct from Vancouver to New York.
As of November, there are 15 flights per week flying from Vancouver to New York.

Flight Information

Given the proximity and popularity for business travel between these two cities, there are a number of daily flights from Vancouver to New York. New York also has three major airports: LaGuardia Airport (LGA), John F Kennedy (JFK), and Newark Liberty International (EWR). Nonstop flights from Vancouver to New York go to both Newark and JFK airports. If you're looking for cheap flights from Vancouver to New York, you may want to consider taking a connecting flight through Toronto or Calgary to LaGuardia. In addition to the variety of airports you can fly into from Vancouver to New York, there are also several airlines to choose from, and they include Air Canada, Cathay Pacific, WestJet, and Alaska Airlines.

All passengers on direct flights leaving from the U.S. terminal at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to New York will go through customs, agriculture inspection, and immigration before leaving, so when you land in New York, you can go straight to baggage claim and leave the airport. However, the queue can be very long, so be sure to arrive the recommended three hours before departure so that you’re not pushed for time. If you do get through quickly, there is the Canucks Bar and Grill in which you can easily spend a relaxing hour or you can shop.

Airport Transportation

All three New York airports have a variety of transportation options, from rental cars to taxis, buses, and trains. Rental cars and limos are by far the most expensive options while the trains and buses to and from both Vancouver and New York airports are not only extremely reliable but are also very reasonably priced.

Vancouver to New York

When traveling from Vancouver to New York, you'll want to be sure to pack a valid passport and remember to set your clocks accordingly as New York is three hours ahead of Vancouver. The two cities also use different currencies as one is on the Canadian dollar and the other the US dollar. There is, however, a fairly close exchange rate between the two so you won't have to worry about taking a hit with currency conversions. New York City is known as an expensive city, however, and many travelers are a bit surprised at some of the prices the first time they visit the city. That being said, there are so many different options that even a budget-conscious traveler can enjoy visiting the city.

Weather in New York

Vancouver and New York both have four distinct seasons and are known for their chilly winters. New York summers are hot and breezy with an average high temperature of 27°C and a winter average in the single digits. Typically, New York gets a hotter, more humid summer and a colder winter than Vancouver. The best times to visit the city are the spring and fall when temperatures are mild (typically in the teens) and the weather is neither rainy nor overly dry.

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