The cheapest times to fly from KEF to YVR are

  • May 14th to October 14th (except the week of July 30th)
  • November 12th 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 KEF to YVR is early September. Prices can be as high as $2460 for Tuesday flights during late December, or as low as $418 for Sunday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Keflavik/Reykjavik (KEF) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $421 to $787 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $419. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1001. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $582 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $622 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KEF to YVR flight.

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

KEF to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KEF to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Reykjavík. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Vancouver, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Reykjavík. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $573. Return trip prices are from the YVR to KEF 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 KEF to YVR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 20 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 KEF to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 13.60% less expensive than YVR
  • Nonstop flights available

See KEF to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Finnair, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3532 miles or 5684 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KEF to YVR flight is about 7 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Keflavik/Reykjavik and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from KEF to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KEF
Origination airport name Keflavik International Airport
City Keflavik/Reykjavik
Country Iceland
Latitude 64
Longitude -22.6

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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