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More About Flying To Prince Rupert from Vancouver

Route Information for Flights from Vancouver to Prince Rupert

Origin Airport IATA CodeYVR
Destination Airport IATA CodeYPR
Distance469 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada
Earliest Flight Arrival11:34PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival11:34PM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Vancouver to Prince Rupert

Vancouver International Airport can help you find low-cost flights from Vancouver for your next trip. Vancouver International Airport is located on Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, about seven miles away from downtown Vancouver. It is the second-busiest airport in Canada and provides domestic and international service to destinations around the world. Over 40 airlines, including United and British Airways, are housed in its three terminals.

Airport Parking Information

The Vancouver International Airport offers short-term, economy and long-term parking. You can expect to pay $9.50 per hour for short-term parking, with a $32 maximum per day. The economy lot is $9.50 per hour, with a $23 daily maximum. Long-term parking is $15.75 per day and $102 weekly. You can receive a discount on your parking by paying at the self-serve kiosks located in the terminal.

Ground Transportation Information

There is access to the Canada Line, a rapid transit rail link, from both terminals. Metered taxis are available, and you can expect to pay about $30 for transport to downtown Vancouver. Not only can help you find discount air travel, but it can also help you plan your ground transportation.

Vancouver Airport Restaurants

There are restaurants, bars, fast food places, fine dining and coffee bars available if you would like to get a bite to eat before your flight. Each terminal has a different selection of restaurants, including Monk's Grill, Euro Cafe, Pizza Hut and Subway. There are even meals that are packaged so that you can take them on your flight with you. Vancouver International Airport also has a variety of shops and stores, where you can buy anything from newspapers to chocolates. Keep checking for sales on flights from Vancouver for your next trip.

Flying into Prince Rupert Airport

Flights to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, arrive at Prince Rupert Airport on Digby Island, located almost six miles west of the town of Prince Rupert. The airport is a gateway to the Asian Pacific and an important hub to the Northwestern coast of British Columbia. Airlines flying out of Prince Albert Airport include Air Canada, Hawkair, Jazz Aviation and Sunwest Home Airlines. More than 54,000 passengers flew through the airport in 2010.

Transportation from the Airport

Each air ticket for a flight to Prince Albert includes transportation to Prince Albert. The airport arranges ferry rides from Digby Island to Prince Albert. There, you can hop a bus into town, courtesy of the airport. Prince Albert offers trains, a public bus system and taxis to get you wherever you need to go throughout the city.

What to Expect from the Weather in Prince Albert

Prince Albert, British Columbia, is located in the cold Canadian climate. In the months of May through October, the daytime temperature rarely rises above the mid-60s. In the winter, below freezing temperatures are normal. When visiting Prince Albert, bring along plenty of clothing to compensate for the cool weather. This means jackets, sweaters and plenty of layers to shed when you go indoors.

Prince Albert Attractions

There are plenty of bargain attractions in Prince Albert and many of them are outdoor activities. The city also has many museum attractions to fill an idle day in British Columbia. The Kwintsa Railway chronicles the history of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway since 1900. Firehall Museum offers a history of firefighting from 1908 to the present. No matter what you plan for your trip, book the tickets for flights to Prince Albert on for the best bargain.

Flights from Vancouver to Prince Rupert - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Vancouver to Prince Rupert?

Air Canada flies direct from Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) to Prince Rupert, BC (YPR), so you won't have to stress about swapping planes or missing your next flight on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Vancouver to Prince Rupert?

If conditions are good and all goes according to plan, you could be jetting into Prince Rupert, BC (YPR) from Vancouver, BC (YVR-Vancouver Intl.) in just 1 hour and 49 minutes. With such a fast flight time, think about traveling with carry-on luggage only.

What airlines fly from Vancouver (and vicinity) to Prince Rupert most frequently?

Air Canada operates the most services from Vancouver (and vicinity) to Prince Rupert, with 46 flights each month.

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

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 Prince Rupert 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 Prince Rupert with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Prince Rupert 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.