Prince Rupert to Vancouver Flights
Prince Rupert and Vancouver airports and terminals
Airports in Prince Rupert BC, CA
Digby Island (YPR)
Distance from City Center: 4.9 miles
Carriers for flights from YPR to YVR
Cheap flights from Prince Rupert to Vancouver
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Flights to Vancouver
Prince Rupert Airport
One of the true island airports, Prince Rupert Airport, has no outside road access. Passengers flying from Prince Rupert travel to Digby Island-where the airport is located-by ferry. You can find great deals on flights from Prince Rupert on Orbitz.com, which lets you find your ideal flight itinerary. Air Canada is the commercial airline serving Prince Rupert Airport.
Parking at the Airport
Because there is no road access to the airport and ferries to Prince Rupert Airport do not carry vehicles, there is no need for public parking at the airport.
Getting to the Airport
Getting to Prince Rupert Airport is part of the fun. There are no roads to the airport, so airport passengers get to experience riding the ferry across the water to catch flights leaving Prince Rupert. Taxi service is available to the ferry dock from Skeena Taxi. The airport shuttle will take you from the island's ferry dock to the airport for a fee of $15 CDN.
Dining at the Airport
Dining at Prince Rupert Airport is limited, so you should plan to eat before boarding the ferry to Digby Island. Cowpuccino's on Cow Bay Road is a great place to stop for coffee and a light breakfast before heading to the airport to catch your flight. Many other local restaurants do not open until lunchtime. Be sure to allow enough time to get to the airport before your flight. You can check departure times on your air ticket or when you book flights from Prince Rupert on Orbitz.com.
Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport is located at 3211 Grant McConachie Way, approximately nine miles south of downtown Vancouver. Numerous airlines service the airport, including Air New Zealand, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Find cheap flights to Vancouver by using Orbitz.com. The website displays all the flights available on your travel date so that you can book the one that fits your budget.
Transportation From the Airport
Vancouver's rapid transit rail link can get you from the airport to downtown Vancouver in 26 minutes. The airport also offers a downtown shuttle service for $14. The taxicab fare from the airport to downtown ranges from $30 to $35. If you need access to a vehicle during your stay, use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. When you arrive in Vancouver, you'll pick up your rental car on the ground floor of the parkade, which is located just outside the airport terminal.
Weather in Vancouver
The weather in Vancouver determines the peak tourist season. Most people visit the city from June to August, when the temperatures stay in the upper 60s and low 70s. During the winter, the temperature averages 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The spring and fall are a little warmer, with temperatures generally staying in the mid-50s. If you want decent weather and good travel rates, use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or May.
Highlights and Attractions
Area attractions include Stanley Park, which offers horse-drawn carriage tours. Both the carriage tours and harbor cruises attract tourists. Vancouver Lookout offers a great view of the city from an observation deck that sits 430 feet high. In addition to using Orbitz.com to book flights to Vancouver, you can use the site to purchase tickets to area attractions and tours.
Flight schedule for flights from Prince Rupert to Vancouver on Sat, Dec 20, 2014
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Air Canada||AC8279||YPR||1:10 PM||YVR||2:59 PM||DH3||1hr 49min|
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