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More About Flying To Vancouver from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver

Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Destination Airport IATA Code YVR
Distance 800 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Air Canada, SA AVIANCA, TAP Air Portugal, Air New Zealand, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 6:50PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:35AM UTC

From San Francisco to Vancouver

Traveling from San Francisco to Vancouver can be a refreshing change of pace. San Francisco is an innovative city with many natural wonders, while Vancouver offers a varied physical landscape, as well as a blend of different cultural influences. When you book your vacation, remember to check out for great deals on international air tickets and more.

San Francisco International Airport and Beyond

San Francisco International Airport, located just off the Bayshore Freeway, is only about 20 minutes from the city center. Some of the airlines servicing this airport include Air Canada, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines. To get to the airport, you can drive your own car or take the BART-Bay Area Rapid Transit-train. Fare for the BART train costs between $1 and $9, depending on the distance traveled.

If you drive your own car to the airport, you can park in the short-term lot, daily lot, or long-term lot. Each lot costs $2 per 20 minutes, but they have different daily maximums. The short-term lot costs $36 per day, the daily lot costs $28 per day and the long-term lot costs only $18 per day. Once you're at the airport, you can grab a bite to eat at The Buena Vista Café, Burger King or any of the other eateries within the terminals.

Vancouver's Beautiful Views and Culture

Bordered by the ocean on one side and the mountains on the other, Vancouver offers visitors relaxation on the beach, as well as breathtaking hikes and trails. The city also offers a bustling downtown life with fine dining and shopping. No matter your interests, you're sure to find something to love about Vancouver.

Vancouver International Airport and Beyond

Vancouver International Airport, located at 3211 Grant McConachie Way in Richmond, is about 20 minutes from Vancouver's city center. This airport offers many passenger services, including a chapel, a post office and a children's play area. To get from the airport to your final destination, you can rent a car, hire a taxi or take a shuttle. Taxi fare usually costs between $30 and $50, depending on your destination. Hotel shuttles are usually free to guests, and the downtown shuttle from the airport costs $14 per ride or $24.64 round trip. There are many car rental companies at the airport, and the cost of a rental varies depending on the company and type of car rented.

Vancouver is warm during the summer, with average temperatures ranging between 51 and 71 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters are cooler, with average temperatures ranging from 32 to 46 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall have moderate temperatures in between the two extremes. Vancouver gets the most rainfall from October through March, so make sure to pack an umbrella if you visit during this time. Regardless of the weather, there's always something to do in Vancouver. Relax at Smile Thai Wellness Spa or explore nature at Stanley Park. You'll definitely be able to find something that suits your personality.

Travel to Vancouver from San Francisco

When you travel from San Francisco to Vancouver, you'll find new and exciting opportunities for learning and fun. When you book your vacation, check out to save money on hotel rooms, car rentals, air tickets and more.

Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will answer all your queries about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a flight from San Francisco to Vancouver.

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Get ready to enjoy a stress-free flight on board one of the 3 airlines that fly directly from San Francisco Airport to Vancouver Intl. Airport (YVR). We've put together a list of well-known carriers to book with:

  • United Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • WestJet
What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Traveling from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to YVR will take you at least 3 hours and 10 minutes. Enjoy a wine and watch a flick or two — it's the ideal opportunity to take some time out.

What airlines fly from San Francisco to Vancouver most frequently?

The carriers that fly the most frequently between SFO and Vancouver Intl. Airport (YVR) include Air Canada (AC). This well-known option operates 30 flights on the route every month. If you'd like some more options, look up the fares with United Airlines (UA), which offers 30 flights from San Francisco to Vancouver every month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Vancouver?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Vancouver have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Vancouver with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Vancouver without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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