The cheapest times to fly from ELM to YVR are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)
  • August 27th to December 9th

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 ELM to YVR is late January. Prices can be as high as $1593 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $407 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Elmira/Corning, NY (ELM) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $426 to $936 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $448. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1198. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $750 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $653 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ELM to YVR flight.

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

ELM to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ELM to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Elmira. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, 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 $188 (25%) 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 $563. Return trip prices are from the YVR to ELM 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 ELM 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 5 hour 2 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 ELM to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 30.88% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ELM to SEA flights


Flight Hacking ELM 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 ELM to YVR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (ELM > DTW > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $614
  • Average savings: $39 (5.9%)

See ELM to DTW flights

Hack #2: Pittsburgh, PA (ELM > PIT > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $645
  • Average savings: $8 (1.23%)

See ELM to PIT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Delta, Korean Air, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to Elmira/Corning Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2250 miles or 3621 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ELM to YVR flight is about 5 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Elmira/Corning, NY and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from ELM to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ELM
Origination airport name Elmira/Corning Regional Airport
City Elmira/Corning, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -76.9

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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