The cheapest times to fly from CAN to YVR are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • September 10th to December 31st (except the weeks of September 24th and December 10th)

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 CAN to YVR is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1281 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $569 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $617 to $1130 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $612. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1198. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $586 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $816 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to YVR flight.

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

CAN to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far 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 to Vancouver, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Guangzhou. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $67 (8%) 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 $811. Return trip prices are from the YVR to CAN 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 CAN to YVR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 23 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from CAN to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 14.46% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CAN to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CAN to YVR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Beijing Capital, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to Baiyun International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6338 miles or 10200 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CAN to YVR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to YVR flight is about 12 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from CAN to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

Return Airport

Destination code YVR
Destination airport name Vancouver International Airport
City Vancouver
Country Canada
Latitude 49.2
Longitude -123.2


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