Flights from New York to Vancouver in 2019

Flight information New York to Vancouver

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


Non-stop airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 3902 kilometers

5h 39min

Most popular airline last month

Air Canada

Vancouver International, Vancouver Coal Harbour and Vancouver Boundary Bay

3 airports

Explore Vancouver

Vancouver Hotels

The Westin Bayshore


Pan Pacific Vancouver


New York to Vancouver Flight Information

Direct Flight Time 6 Hours
Distance 3,902 km
Direct Flights Per Week 15
Direct Airlines Air Canada, Air Transat, Flair Arilines, WestJet Airlines
Departure Airports Laguardia International Airport, JFK International Airport, Newark International Airport
Arrival Airports Vancouver International Airport
Average Roundtrip Price $417

New York to Vancouver Flight Information

Vancouver is a west coast seaport in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Vancouver is British Columbia’s most densely populated and ethnically diverse city with a population of approximately 610,000. The total distance from New York to Vancouver is 3,902 km. Each week there are 15 direct flights from New York to Vancouver operated by three airlines. The New York to Vancouver flight time is approximately 6 hours and the cheapest month to fly between the two cities is February, when flights can be as cheap as $417.

New York City to Vancouver Airline Information

Travellers have a few options to choose from when looking for direct flights from New York to Vancouver. Cathay Pacific offers non-stop flights out of JFK International. From LaGuardia, WestJet operates a Delta direct flight. From Newark Liberty International, Air Canada flies direct, with some flights being on United planes. Single-layover flights leave from JFK International, Newark Liberty International, and LaGuardia almost every hour of the day. Layovers occur at Pearson International Airport in Toronto, O'Hare International in Chicago, or Seattle-Tacoma International in Seattle.

New York and Vancouver Airports Information

New York Airports Information

LaGuardia International Airport

WestJet flights to Vancouver leaving LaGuardia International Airport depart from Terminal D. Laguardia Terminal D has ample eateries to choose from, including Crust, Harry’s Delli, Minnow and Prime Tavern. Terminal D is also home to several retail stores, as well as a Shoe Shine Service. Travellers can get to LaGuardia via private car, car services, taxi, or public transit. New York City MTA buses and LaGuardia link buses connect with subway lines throughout the city.

JFK International Airport

Cathay Pacific flights from JFK International airport to Vancouver depart from terminal 8. Each of the eight terminals at JKF International Airport hosts gift shops, shopping stops, and quick snack options. Last-minute purchases from Delite Chocolates or Swarvoski make excellent gifts. Eateries range from seafood buffets to typical fast food. AirTrain JFK makes getting to the airport simple by connecting to New York City subways and buses and the Long Island Rail Road. Passengers may also choose to arrive by taxi or car service.

Newark Liberty International Airport

Air Canada flights depart from all three terminals of the Newark Liberty International Airport terminals, so it is important to check which terminal your flight from New York City to Vancouver will depart from. The three terminals at New airport boast a menagerie of food options from light snacks to sandwiches to full meals. Duty-free shops and currency exchanges are in Terminal B. Each terminal features nursing suites for mothers and babies. AirTrainconnects Newark Liberty to NJ Transit stops as well as Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast rail lines, making travel simpler. Passengers may also arrive via taxi, bus, or car service.

Vancouver International Airport Information

Once travellers on New York to Vancouver flights disembark and check in with proper identification, there are many modes of transportation from Vancouver International Airport. The Canada Line's rapid rail carries passengers to downtown Richmond in less than 20 minutes and downtown Vancouver in 30 minutes. Visitors can contact hotel shuttles on Arrivals Level 2 of the International Terminal. Car rental services lie right outside the airport on the ground level of the parkade. Travellers should arrive three hours before departure and have a valid passport to travel internationally on flights to Vancouver from New York.

Alternative Transport from New York to Vancouver

The most efficient way to travel between New York City and Vancouver is by flying which takes approximately six hours. It is possible to drive from New York to Vancouver, although during so takes 45 hours, without breaks. It is also an option to travel from New York to Vancouver by greyhound bus or train. The fastest bus route takes 83 hours and involves multiple route changes. Similarly, the fastest train route from New York City to Vancouver with Amtrak takes 69 hours and involves transfers in both Chicago and Seattle.

Vancouver Information

The New York City to Vancouver time difference is three hours. Vancouver is three hours behind New York City. Vancouver's climate yields temperate summer days that are mostly dry and chilly winter months filled with rain. Tourists can expect to spend CA$15 on an inexpensive meal, CA$33 on a nicer, sit-down meal, and around CA$9 on fast food combo meals. A taxi ride from Vancouver International to downtown Vancouver costs around CA$42 and takes approximately 30 minutes.

Things to do in Vancouver

There are plenty of things to do in Vancouver. Due to it’s close proximity to the Canadian rockies it is easy to combine a city break with a scenic getaway. A luxury rail adventure through the Canadian rockies, a day spent relaxing at Kitsilano beach or a family friendly trip to Vancouver Aquarium are all ways to make sure that your trip to Vancouver is one you won’t forget.

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

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