Whistler by Shuttle Bus

Service between Vancouver International Airport, Downtown Vancouver & Whistler

Whistler Shuttle and Bus operators offer daily, frequent transportation from Vancouver to Whistler or Vancouver Island to Whistler. Comfortable coach rides provide spectacular city, ocean and mountain views as well as free WiFi so you can stay in touch on the go. Door-to-door services to your Whistler hotel as well as a meet and greet service from the airport are also available.


Pacific Coach Lines: Scheduled Shuttle Service

Pacific Coach Lines (PCL) offers a scheduled shuttle service available between Vancouver International Airport, Downtown Vancouver and Whistler. See below for the Pacific Coach Lines schedule and shuttle information.


Now - December 14, 2017

NORTHBOUND SERVICE - to Whistler

Departs Vancouver Airport Departs Downtown Vancouver Arrives Whistler Village
10:00 AM 10:40 AM 1:00 PM
1:00 PM 1:40 PM 4:00 PM
4:30 PM 5:10 PM 7:30 PM
8:00 PM 8:40 PM 11:00 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Airport

Departs Whistler Village Departs Downtown Vancouver Arrives Vancouver Airport
6:00 AM 8:20 AM 9:00 AM
9:00 AM 11:20 AM 12:00 PM
12:30 PM 2:50 PM 3:30 PM
4:00 PM 6:20 PM 7:00 PM

December 15, 2017 - April 5, 2018

NORTHBOUND SERVICE - to Whistler

Departs Vancouver Airport Departs Downtown Vancouver Arrives Whistler Village
NA 6:00 AM 8:30 AM
10:30 AM 11:10 AM 1:30 PM
12:30 PM 1:30 PM 3:30 PM
2:00 PM 2:40 PM 5:00 PM
3:00 PM 3:40 PM 6:00 PM
4:00 PM 6:10 PM 7:00 PM
6:00 PM 6:40 PM 9:00 PM
8:00 PM 8:40 PM 11:00 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Airport

Departs Whistler Village Departs Downtown Vancouver Arrives Vancouver Airport
6:00 AM 8:20 AM 9:00 AM
8:00 AM 10:20 AM 11:00 AM
9:00 AM 11:20 AM 12:00 PM
10:00 AM 12:20 PM 1:00 PM
11:00 AM 1:20 PM 2:00 PM
1:00 PM 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
3:00 PM 5:20 PM 6:00 PM
5:00 PM 7:20 PM 8:00 PM
6:30 PM 8:50 PM 9:30 PM

Step 1. View the Schedule

View the schedule and identify your desired departure time*.


Step 2. Book Online or By Phone

Online: Use the search function on this page to book your tickets. For round trip products, please select the departure date first. You will then be prompted at check-out to select your return time and date. Please note that online reservations are not available within 24 hours of travel time - call to confirm your reservation by phone.

By Phone: Call 1.800.944.7853 to inquire about same day reservations, specific options including pick-up locations and convenient door to door shuttle service to your accommodation.

Now - December 14, 2017

Route Adult Child*
Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Whistler $64 $32
Whistler to Vancouver Airport (YVR) $64 $32
Vancouver Airport (YVR) to/from Whistler (Return) $118 $59
Downtown Vancouver to Whistler $55 $27.50
Whistler to Downtown Vancouver $55 $27.50
Downtown Vancouver to/from Whistler (Return) $133 $67
Add $15 per person for key pick-up and check-in assistance.    

December 15, 2017 - April 5, 2018

Route Adult Child*
Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Whistler $69 $34.50
Whistler to Vancouver Airport (YVR) $69 $34.50
Vancouver Airport (YVR) to/from Whistler (Return) $128 $64
Downtown Vancouver to Whistler $55 $27.50
Whistler to Downtown Vancouver $55 $27.50
Downtown Vancouver to/from Whistler (Return) $100 $50
Add $15 per person for key pick-up and check-in assistance.    

Pickup Locations

VYR (Vancouver International Airport) Pick-up Location (Northbound): Whistler Bus Bay #10. Please check-in at the Pacific Coach Lines tickets counter which is located in the International Arrivals Terminal, Arrivals Level, prior to boarding. Departure location is located directly outside the terminal, close to the ticket counter.

Downtown Vancouver Pick-Up Locations (Northbound): Burrard Skytrain Station (Burrard St. and Melville St., near Hyatt Hotel) & Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (Burrard Street entrance). Please be ready 10 minutes prior to your confirmed departure time.

Vancouver Drop Off Locations (Southbound): Century Plaza Hotel (across from Wall Centre Sheraton Hotel) & Burrard Skytrain Station (Melville & Burrard, beside Hyatt)

YVR(Vancouver International Airport) Drop-off point (Southbound): Whistler Bus Bay #10 (outside International Arrivals Terminal, Arrivals Level.

Door to Door Service

Door to Door service is included and provides transportation to most hotels and condos located in the Village (Whistler Village, Upper Village, Village North and Creekside). Due to the landscape at Whistler Village, at some locations PCL are able to provide transportation service to a property closest to your hotel/condo only. If your hotel/condo is not listed, please call 1.800.944.7853 for more information.

Key Service

Due to the additional requirement to provide Key pick-up, check-in assistance and additional transportation, a Key Service fee of $15.00 per person will be levied (plus 5% GST). This fee is a one time fee (inbound only) and does include your return pick-up at your hotel/condo. Guests must make their checkout arrangments directly with the property management company prior to departure. This fare is not available to book online. Please call 1.800.944.7853 for further information.

Baggage Policy

Limit to 2 pieces of luggage, not to exceed 22.5 kg (50lbs.) per piece and one carry on (6.8 kg / 15lbs and under). Overweight items will be subject to an additional fee per piece of $15.00 (includes tax) and space availability.

Bike Ski, Snowboard & Golf Club Policy

These items will be accepted for transport on a space available basis and must be properly contained (box or bag). Bikes in regular boxes will be charged an additional $40 (+ tax) and in Oversized boxes an additional $50 (+ tax).

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Whistler Shuttle: Vancouver Airport Meet and Greet Service

Whistler Shuttle offers a daily meet and greet shuttle service available from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler. Airport shuttle staff will monitor your incoming flight and adjust pickup times where necessary. This service drops off at all Whistler Village hotels. Whistler Shuttle also offers a scheduled service available from Whistler to Vancouver Airport.

Now - September 30, 2017

NORTHBOUND SERVICE: Airport to Whistler

No scheduled departure times. Meet and Greet at airport.

NORTHBOUND SERVICE: Downtown Vancouver to Whistler

Departs Downtown Vancouver
11:30 AM
4:30 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Airport

Departs Whistler Village
5:00 AM
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
4:00 PM
6:00 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Vancouver Downtown

Departs Whistler Village
10:00 AM (This departure stops at Horseshoe Bay Terminal at 11:30 AM)
1:00 PM
3:30 PM

October 1 - November 24, 2017

NORTHBOUND SERVICE: Airport to Whistler

No scheduled departure times. Meet and Greet at airport.

NORTHBOUND SERVICE: Downtown Vancouver to Whistler

Departs Downtown Vancouver
11:30 AM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Airport

Departs Whistler Village
5:00 AM
8:00 AM
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
2:00 PM
5:00 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Vancouver Downtown

Departs Whistler Village
10:00 AM (This departure stops at Horseshoe Bay Terminal at 11:30 AM)
1:00 PM
3:30 PM

November 25, 2017 - April 17, 2018

NORTHBOUND SERVICE: Airport to Whistler

No scheduled departure times. Meet and Greet at airport.

NORTHBOUND SERVICE: Downtown Vancouver to Whistler

Departs Downtown Vancouver
9:00 AM
1:00 PM
4:00 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Airport

Departs Whistler Village
2:30 AM
4:30 AM
6:00 AM
7:00 AM
8:00 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:30 PM
4:30 PM
6:30 PM

SOUTHBOUND SERVICE - Whistler to Vancouver Downtown

Departs Whistler Village
10:00 AM
1:00 PM
3:30 PM

Step 1. View the Schedule

If you require a departure from Whistler to Vancouver International Airport, view the schedule to decide on your scheduled departure time*. For departures from Vancouver Airport to Whistler, an airport meet & greet service can be selected during the online booking process.


Step 2. Book Online or By Phone

Online: Use the search function on this page to book your tickets. For an Airport meet and Greet service, this option can be selected in search results under Whistler Shuttle. You will be requested to add your flight information during the check-out process. Please note that online reservations are not available within 24 hours of travel time - call to confirm your reservation by phone.

By Phone: Call 1.800.944.7853 to inquire about same day reservations, specific options including pick-up locations and convenient door to door shuttle service to your accommodation.

Now - November 24, 2017

Route Adult (13+ years) Child (6 - 12 years) Tots (0 - 5 years)
Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Whistler from $64 from $30 Free
Whistler to Vancouver Airport (YVR) from $64 from $30 Free
Downtown Vancouver to Whistler from $64 from $30 Free
Whistler to Downtown Vancouver from $64 from $30 Free
Add $7.50 per person for key pick-up and check-in assistance.      

November 25, 2017 - April 17, 2018

Route Adult (13+ years) Child (6 - 12 years) Tots (0 - 5 years)
Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Whistler from $69 from $32 Free
Whistler to Vancouver Airport (YVR) from $69 from $32 Free
Downtown Vancouver to Whistler from $69 from $32 Free
Whistler to Downtown Vancouver from $69 from $32 Free
Add $7.50 per person for key pick-up and check-in assistance.      

Pickup Instructions:

Airport Meet and Greet: A driver will be waiting to meet your flight with a sign with your name on it. For international flights, this will be outside customs. For domestic flights, this will be outside the baggage reclaim area.

Pickup Times: Whistler Shuttle offers flexible departures. In the case of a delayed flight, Whistler shuttle will adjust their departure schedule to ensure that you are on the road to Whistler as soon as possible. The shuttle meets flights arriving from 7:30 AM (8:00 AM from Spring to Fall) to as late as 11:00 PM in Winter and 8:00 PM in Spring-Fall. If your flight arrives after these times, you will be transferred to the first shuttle the next morning.

Door to Door Service

Door to Door service is included and provides transportation to most hotels located in the Village (Whistler Village, Upper Village, Village North and Creekside). Due to the landscape at Whistler Village, at some locations Whistler Shuttle are able to provide transportation service to a property closest to your hotel/condo only. If your hotel/condo is not listed, please call 1.800.944.7853 for more information.

Key Service

Due to the additional requirement to provide Key pick-up, check-in assistance and additional transportation, a Key Service fee of $7.50 per person will be levied (plus 5% GST). This fee is a one time fee (inbound only) and does include your return pick-up at your hotel/condo. Guests must make their checkout arrangments directly with the property management company prior to departure. The key service can be booked online. Please add to your cart when booking.

Baggage Policy

Limit to 2 pieces of luggage, not to exceed 22.5 kg (50lbs.) per piece and one carry on (6.8 kg / 15lbs and under). Overweight items will be subject to an additional fee per piece of $15.00 (includes tax) and space availability.

Bike Ski, Snowboard & Golf Club Policy

These items will be accepted for transport on a space available basis and must be properly contained (box or bag). Ski & Snowboards are considered to be 1 of your 2 allowed luggage pieces. Maximum of 1 bicycle per passenger at an additional charge of $25. Bicycles must be boxed.

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IslandLinkBus: Service between Whistler and Vancouver Island

IslandLinkBus offers a daily year round bus service offering transfers to/from Whistler and Vancouver Island via BC ferries. Ferry tickets are included in the transfer price. This service is only available to book by phone. For further information or to book, please call 1.800.944.7853

Now - September 3, 2017

Nanaimo to Whistler

Departs Nanaimo Arrives Whistler
12:10 PM 4:05 PM

Whistler to Nanaimo

Departs Whistler Arrives Nanaimo
10:10 AM 2:30 PM

Tofino to Whistler

Departs Tofino Arrives Whistler
7:30 AM 4:05 PM

Whistler to Tofino

Departs Whistler Arrives Tofino
10:10 AM 7:05 PM

Victoria to Whistler

Departs Victoria Arrives Whistler
9:55 AM 4:05 PM

Whistler to Victoria

Departs Whistler Arrives Victoria
10:10 AM 4:35 PM

Book by Phone

The Vancouver Island/Whistler transfer service is only available to book via phone. To book, call 1.800.944.7853

Bus Fares

Route Single Passenger 2+ Passengers
Nanaimo to Whistler from $52 from $50
Victoria to Whistler from $71 from $68
Whistler to Nanaimo from $52 from $50
Whistler to Victoria from $71 from $68
Whistler to Tofino from $89 from $84

Whistler/Vancouver Island Transfer Service

  • Bus fares include BC ferry ticket
  • Children under 9 years of age cannot travel on this service
  • Service area includes Nanaimo, Victoria & Tofino via Horseshoe Bay Ferry
  • $5 per person service fee applies for Victoria/Whistler Hotel pickup/drop off
  • Drop off/pick up available at most Whistler Hotels. Please call to inquire about available pick up/drop off locations
  • There is no extra charge for sporting equipment. Bikes must be in bike boxes and be reserved at time of booking
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