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Cheap Flights from Whistler

Cheap Flights from Whistler Airport

Whistler's Green Lake Water Aerodrome (YWS) is only three kilometres from the core of this well-loved ski-town. From this scenic seaplane base, make your way to Vancouver Coal Harbour CXH) and Victoria Inner Harbour (YWH), both seaplane bases within reach of major airports. Skyscanner can help you find the cheapest airfares on these scenic, seasonal flights. The Whole Month Search feature lets you easily find the cheapest day to fly.

Popular Places to Go from Whistler Airport

Whether your ultimate destination is Victoria or Vancouver, or you're just stopping over before travelling farther afield, you might consider spending some time in these eye-popping British Columbia cities. Victoria, the provincial capital, is fondly known as the "City of Flowers." As you approach the harbour you'll get a panoramic view of the Empress Hotel, famous for its English teas, Old Town and the Parliament Buildings. When you splash down and taxi to Harbour Air's dock, you'll find trendy yachts, the little green Harbour Ferries and scores of waterfront eateries to try. Take time to explore the Royal British Columbia Museum and the adjacent Thunderhead Park to learn about the history of Vancouver Island. Stroll the pathways in Beacon Hill Park, or catch a horse-drawn carriage for a relaxing turn around this downtown treasure.

Arriving at Vancouver's Coal Harbour seaport is just as scenic. The splashdown takes you past the white winged roof of Canada Place, the cruise ship terminals and provides an impressive view of Vancouver's modern skyline. Spend a day or two and take time to explore the trails and the beaches of Stanley Park. Take a morning jog along the Seawall or visit the Vancouver Aquarium. Spend some time on Granville Island, a shopper's dream. The pedestrian-friendly zone is a combination of seasonal and full time vendors creating its famed Public Market. For downtown shopping, try Robson Street. Check out Gastown, where Vancouver began. This once rowdy area got its name from Gassy Jack, a saloon keeper that was known for his tall tales. Jack's bar is long gone, but his statue sits in its place.

About the Whistler Airport

The Whistler Airport has scheduled passenger service from May through September, weather permitting. Harbour Air is its major carrier, which also operates Whistler Air and West Coast Air under its brand name. Charter services, as well as private passenger planes also use the seaport. The airport sits on the shores of Green Lake, next to the Jack Nicklaus Golf Course. Stop for a meal at the course's Table Nineteen Lakeside Eatery. Free parking is also available at the golf course's lot. Complimentary shuttle service from Whistler Village to and from the airport is provided. Enjoy free Wi-Fi onsite.

Connecting to Victoria International or Vancouver International Airports

If connecting to a flight at Victoria International Airport, you'll be about 22 kilometres away. Catch the YYJ Airport Shuttle and the ride costs $25.00 CAD from downtown Victoria. A taxi costs about $50.00 CAD. If you have loads of time before your flight and travel light, try taking BC Transit at a cost of $5.00 CAD. Victoria's seaplane base provides a free downtown shuttle if you'd like to stopover for a day or two.

Vancouver International is 15 kilometres from downtown's Coal Harbour Airport. A taxi from the seaport to any of the main airport's terminals is about $26.00 CAD. The Canada Line, operated by the Trans Link Transit System will get you there for about $7.50 CAD. If you're spending the night in downtown Vancouver, Coal Harbour provides a free hotel shuttle.

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