Whistler Flights and Airport Transfers

Accessing Whistler from anywhere in the world is simple with multiple international airports and direct airport transfers to suit all size groups and budgets. Short on time? Our Whistler-based Travel Consultants can help you arrange flights, transfers, accommodation and more with one phone call.

Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is the closet international airport to Whistler, located 135 km south of Whistler in British Columbia, Canada. Driving time to Whistler is approximately 2 - 2.5 hours along Highway 99, a scenic road also known as the Sea to Sky Higway.

Direct Airport Transfers from YVR to Whistler

Other Transfer Options

Airlines

Vancouver International is serviced by a wide range of commercial international and Canadian airlines.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

This airport is located 375 km south of Whistler in the United States. Driving time is approximately 4.5 to 5 hours by the Interstate 5 and Highway 99.

International visitors: Please note you may require a separate visa or visa waiver to land in the US.

Direct Airport Transfers from Seattle-Tacoma to Whistler

Other Transfer Options

Airlines

This airport is located in the United States, with more domestic US flights than YVR. Discount carriers including Allegiant, Frontier, Southwest and Virgin Airlines fly here.

Bellingham International Airport (BLI)

This airport is located 206 km south of Whistler in the United States. Driving time is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours by the Interstate 5 and Highway 99.

International visitors: Please note you may require a separate visa or visa waiver to land in the US.

Direct Airport Transfers from Bellingham Airport to Whistler

Other Transfer Options

Border Crossing Information

Airlines

This airport is located in the United States, with more domestic US flights than YVR. Discount carriers including Allegiant, Frontier, Southwest and Virgin Airlines fly here.

Can I fly to Whistler?

Whistler does not have a major airport capable of accepting large commercial planes, due to its location in the beautiful Coast Mountains.

You can fly to Whistler with a chartered helicopter or seasonal floatplane service for a fast and scenic transfer (Please note these services are weather dependant). Learn more about these options here:

Helicopter Charter

Helicopter Charters

Helicopter transfers are available year round from YVR or from other destinations in British Columbia.

Floatplane Service

Scheduled Floatplane Service

Floatplane service connects Vancouver, Victoria to Whistler from May to September

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