The cheapest times to fly from BUF to YYJ are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of February 12th, March 26th, and April 16th)
  • September 10th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BUF to YYJ is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1246 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $523 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Victoria

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Victoria (YYJ) will usually cost between $579 to $1070 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $611. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1046. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $436 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $756 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to YYJ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BUF to YYJ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BUF to YYJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to YYJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $198 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $694. Return trip prices are from the YYJ to BUF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BUF to YYJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BUF to YYJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA) in Seattle, WA

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 51.65% less expensive than YYJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUF to SEA flights

Destination alternative #2: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) in Vancouver

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from YYJ
  • Usually 34.92% less expensive than YYJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See BUF to YVR flights


Flight Hacking BUF to YYJ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BUF to YYJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (BUF > BOS > YYJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $523
  • Average savings: $233 (30.82%)

See BUF to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (BUF > LGA > YYJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $611
  • Average savings: $145 (19.18%)

See BUF to LGA flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (BUF > SEA > YYJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $137 (18.12%)

See BUF to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BUF to YYJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Korean Air, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Victoria International Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2157 miles or 3471 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BUF to YYJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to YYJ flight is about 4 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Victoria?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from BUF to YYJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BUF
Origination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

Return Airport

Destination code YYJ
Destination airport name Victoria International Airport
City Victoria
Country Canada
Latitude 48.6
Longitude -123.4


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