The cheapest times to fly from GST to YVR are

  • May 21st to June 10th
  • July 2nd to July 22nd

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 GST to YVR is late May. Prices can be as high as $981 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $628 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Gustavus, AK (GST) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $628 to $766 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $644. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $981. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $338 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $662 can be considered a good price for a round-trip GST to YVR flight.

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

GST to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the GST to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Gustavus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.51, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to YVR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into GST. 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 $51 (7%) 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 $657. Return trip prices are from the YVR to GST 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 GST to YVR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 27 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 GST to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 31.42% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See GST to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Alaska, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 814 miles or 1310 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop GST to YVR flight is about 2 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Gustavus, AK and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from GST to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code GST
Origination airport name Gustavus Airport
City Gustavus, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 58.4
Longitude -135.7

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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