The cheapest times to fly from ILM to YVR are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of 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 ILM to YVR is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1035 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $306 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Wilmington, NC (ILM) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $367 to $790 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $367. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $775. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $524 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ILM to YVR flight.

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

ILM to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ILM to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Wilmington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. 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 $183 (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 $457. Return trip prices are from the YVR to ILM 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 ILM 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 30 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 ILM to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 27.19% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ILM to SEA flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $502
  • Average savings: $23 (4.29%)

See ILM to LGA flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (ILM > BOS > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $506
  • Average savings: $19 (3.53%)

See ILM to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2506 miles or 4033 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ILM to YVR flight is about 5 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Wilmington, NC and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from ILM to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ILM
Origination airport name Wilmington International Airport
City Wilmington, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.3
Longitude -77.9

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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