Flights From Vancouver to Victoria - Seaplanes, Helijet or Airline Flights
Most people choosing to fly to Victoria from Vancouver are continuing their flight from a prior destination in the USA or Canada and are simply connecting through the Vancouver International Airport (YVR).
If you are already in Vancouver and looking for transportation options, there is excellent Seaplane flight service from the Vancouver International Airport and from Downtown Vancouver to the Inner Harbour of Victoria. The Inner Harbour is right in the Downtown core of Victoria.
If you're in Vancouver and want to go to Victoria for a day trip or a couple of days Seaplane service is an excellent option as it reduces travel time to the Island. Also, there is a HeliJet that flies from downtown to downtown.
If time isn't a problem the most frequent option to get to Vancouver Island is via the BC Ferry System. It is a very scenic journey as you pass through some of the Southern Gulf Islands on route to Vancouver Island.
Vancouver to Victoria By Seaplane
Seaplanes fly from the Vancouver International Airport Seaplane Terminal as well as from Downtown Vancouver. The floatplanes land in Downtown Victoria in the Inner Harbour. Not only is this a rapid way to get from downtown to downtown, for many it is a new flight experience, landing on water.
Vancouver to Victoria Seaplane Options
Video of Victori's Inner Harbour Airport
- Harbour Air
- West Coast Air
- Hyack Air
- Salt Spring Air - Note: Salt Spring Air flights are from Downtown Vancouver and arrive just west of the Victoria Int'l Airport at the Patricia Bay Seaplane Base.
Airlines Flying From YVR to Victoria International Airport
The flight time from Vancouver to Victoria (YVR to YYJ) is short, it's only a 25 minute flight on Air Canada Jazz. So there is no on-board meal service.
- Air Canada (regional partner Air Canada Jazz)
- Pacific Coastal Airlines
- West Coast Air
Fly Vancouver to Victoria by HeliJet
Does WestJet fly to Victoria from Vancouver?
Although WestJet have daily flights to Victoria International Airport, they do not fly to Victoria from YVR.