Cheap Flights to Vancouver from Philadelphia

Flights to Vancouver, Canada from Philadelphia are available with most major US and Canadian airlines. Delta Air Lines and US Airways frequently have the best airfare on flights from Philadelphia to Vancouver, BC.

The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is a major air hub for US Airways. It is US Airway's second largest hub. The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada's second largest airport. Over 50 commercial airlines fly to Vancouver, BC. There is good competition among the airlines to this destination and with planning you will find cheap flights to Vancouver from Philadelphia.

Airlines With Flights From Philadelphia To Vancouver (PHL to YVR)

  • Air Canada has the most flights to Canadian cities of any airline. Air Canada is the nation's flag carrier airline. From Philadelphia, their most frequent and often their cheapest flight to Vancouver is a one stop flight with a connection in Toronto, Ontario.
  • US Airways, although not classified as a low cost air carrier, are focused on airfare price. In the past, this was often evident in their flight quality. However, in 2010 and 2011 their rating have improved. They frequently have cheap airline tickets from Philadelphia to Vancouver with a connection at their West Coast hub in Phoenix, Arizona (PHX).
  • United Airlines have several flight options on flights from PHL to YVR. There is a one-stop flight with a connection in Chicago, IL (ORD). This flight is on United Airlines aircraft, on many other flights to YVR from PHL they code share with Air Canada, Jazz and US Airways.
  • Delta Air Lines most direct flight is a one stop flight with a connection in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They also have code share flights that connect in Seattle. The Seattle to Vancouver portion of the trip is code share with Horizon Air.
  • Continental Airlines most direct flights are code share flights United Airlines.
  • Alaska Airlines flights from Philadelphia are code share with American Airlines from Philadelphia to Seattle. From SEA to YVR the flight is with their sister airline, Horizon Air.

Flights To Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

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The Vancouver International Airport is located 7 ½ miles from downtown Vancouver. You are not flying into a small airport. The airport is the busiest in Western Canada and over 50 airlines fly to Vancouver.

For three straigth years, YVR has been named “Best Airport in North America” by Skytrax (2010, 2011, 2012). In 2011 over 11 million votes were cast in the Skytrax awards.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any direct flights from Philadelphia to Vancouver?

There are no non-stop flights. There are several one-stop flight options, but no direct flights.

Does WestJet fly from Philadelphia?

WestJet is Canada's leading discount airline. They do not have any flights from PHL.

Does Southwest Airlines to Vancouver?

You can fly from Philadelphia to Seattle on Southwest Airlines. That is the closest they come, they do not fly to YVR.

What is the best time to fly for cheap airline tickets?

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are cheapest. Weekend flight dates are historically more expensive.

The Philadelphia International Airport website.


Note: Airline flight schedules are subject to change at any time. Refer to individual airline websites for latest flight information.