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|Origin Airport IATA Code||YVR|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||SJC|
|Direct Flight Airlines||Air Canada, Air New Zealand, United Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||11:05PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||5:25AM UTC|
Loved how the air conditioning was not cranked to the max.
2 hours delayed, hope dinner was served.
Fights from Vancouver to San Francisco are popular with business travelers and vacationers interested in visiting an international destination without traveling too far from home. San Francisco has a thriving art and cultural scene, sandy beaches, professional sports teams, and more. You can find great deals when you book airline tickets to San Francisco on Orbitz.com.
Vancouver has the highest population of any city in western Canada, and the city is filled with Edwardian architecture, vibrant nightlife, cultural attractions, and a busy downtown center. The Vancouver metropolitan area is served by regular domestic and international flights out of Vancouver International Airport.
Vancouver International Airport is located about 7 miles south of downtown Vancouver, and is easily reached by taxi or public transportation. If you drive your own vehicle to the airport, you can park directly across from the airport terminals. Parking costs $8.50 per hour or $30 per day for self-serve parking, and there is an additional charge if you need a cashier. Vancouver International Airport is also served by the Canada Line rapid transit rail, which takes about 26 minutes to reach the airport from downtown.
Nonstop flights are available to San Francisco aboard United Airlines, Air Canada, or WestJet. Other airlines such as Alaska Airlines and American Airlines offer flights with at least one stop between Vancouver and San Francisco. You can search for the flight that best fits your schedule on Orbitz.com.
While you are waiting for your flight to begin boarding, you can grab a snack or light meal at one of the many restaurants in the airport's international terminal. Choose from coffee bars like Starbucks or Tim Hortons, fast food locations such as Subway and Burger King, or other restaurants.
San Francisco is well-known for its interesting mix of architecture, active street cable cars, and steep hills. The City by the Bay is recognized as a center of liberal activism, due largely to the gay rights movement, and it is a leading financial center in California.
Travelers flying into the San Francisco Bay area will arrive at the San Francisco International Airport, which is located less than 15 miles south of downtown San Francisco. You can get from the airport to downtown by using the airport's on-site taxi service or Bay Area Rapid Transit System, or you can rent a car to quickly reach your final destination. It takes approximately 20 minutes to drive to downtown San Francisco from the airport.
Temperatures in San Francisco remain fairly steady throughout the year, with highs ranging from the high 50s to low 70s all year long. These steady temperatures are largely due to San Francisco's location on the bay. The summers are dry with precipitation averages of less than an inch each month between May and September, making summer a perfect time to visit.
No cityscape picture of San Francisco is complete without the Golden Gate Bridge, which spans the San Francisco Bay along Route 101. The formidable island prison Alcatraz is located just north of the city, and San Francisco also has many museums including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Palace of the Legion of Honor, and the de Young Museum.
With so many nonstop flight options from Vancouver to San Francisco, losing yourself in the culture of the City by the Bay is easy. Look for great prices on flights, hotels, and rental cars on Orbitz.com, and look for more entertainment ideas while you are there.
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 San Francisco 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.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco 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.
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.
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.
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 Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.
Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.
Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.