The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to YVR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 DBQ to YVR is early December. Prices can be as high as $1416 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $471 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $488 to $998 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $546. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $990. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $443 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $672 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to YVR flight.

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

DBQ to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $258 (28%) 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 $586. Return trip prices are from the YVR to DBQ 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 DBQ to YVR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 54 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 DBQ to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 34.70% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DBQ to SEA flights


Flight Hacking DBQ to YVR

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 DBQ to YVR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DBQ > LGA > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $636
  • Average savings: $36 (5.29%)

See DBQ to LGA flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (DBQ > SEA > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $12 (1.79%)

See DBQ to SEA flights

Hack #3: Baltimore, MD (DBQ > BWI > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $12 (1.71%)

See DBQ to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to Dubuque Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1619 miles or 2606 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to YVR flight is about 3 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from DBQ to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DBQ
Origination airport name Dubuque Regional Airport
City Dubuque, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -90.7

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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