Cheap Flights To Vancouver, BC From Seattle
The two airlines with the most flights to Vancouver from Seattle are Horizon Air and Air Canada. Both airlines fly from the Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Washington State to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in British Columbia, Canada. It is short flight of only 127 miles from Seattle to Vancouver. The flight takes approximately 50 minutes.
Horizon Air is part of the Alaska Air Group. It is one of the ten largest regional airlines in the USA. From Seattle, Horizon have between six and seven flights per day depending on the date. You can fly to Vancouver as early as 7:20 AM and as late as 11:00 PM. Also, Horizon fly to Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island five times per day.
Air Canada fly to Vancouver from Seattle via their partner airline, Air Canada Jazz. Jazz have approximately 6 flights per day depending on the time of year. Flight 8088 is the earliest flight of the day, flying from SEA at 6:00 AM, arriving at YVR at 6:50 AM.
The other major airlines code share with Horizon Air (Alaska Airlines) and Air Canada on flights to YVR from SEA. Delta Air Lines and American Airlines code share with Horizon. Continental and United code share with their Star Alliance partner, Air Canada.
With Air Canada and Horizon Air pretty much having the market between Seattle/Tacoma International and Vancouver International all to themselves the price of airline tickets between these two cities is often anything but cheap. Another alternative is Seaplane flights to the Vancouver area. There is no scheduled seaplane service between the two cities.
Seaplane Flights From Seattle To Vancouver Area
If your final destination is an area outside of Vancouver, you may want to consider Seaplane flights to the Vancouver area. You can fly by Seaplane from Seattle to Vancouver Island, the San Juan Islands, the Gulf Islands and to the Sunshine Coast north of Vancouver. This is often a cheaper option than flying to Vancouver.
A float plane flight from Seattle is a great way to view the incredible West Coast scenery. Flights to Vancouver Island, the San Juan's and the Gulf Islands include destinations such as:
- Victoria, BC – Vancouver Island
- Nanaimo, BC – Vancouver Island
- Tofino, BC – Vancouver Island
- Campbell River – Vancouver Island
- Ganges Harbor - Salt Spring Island
- Poet's Cove – Pender Island
- Bedwell Harbour – Pender Island
- Friday Harbor – San Juan Island
Note: Airline flight schedules are subject to change at any time. Refer to individual airline websites for latest flight information.