The cheapest times to fly from PBG to YVR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 20th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 PBG to YVR is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1298 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $523 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Plattsburgh, NY (PBG) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $550 to $1129 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1050. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $497 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $767 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PBG to YVR flight.

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

PBG to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PBG to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Plattsburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, 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 $273 (29%) 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 $650. Return trip prices are from the YVR to PBG 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 PBG 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 5 hour 10 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 PBG to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 15.12% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See PBG to SEA flights


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

Hack #1: Washington, DC (PBG > IAD > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $612
  • Average savings: $156 (20.27%)

See PBG to IAD flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (PBG > LGA > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $626
  • Average savings: $142 (18.45%)

See PBG to LGA flights

Hack #3: Charlotte, NC (PBG > CLT > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $730
  • Average savings: $38 (4.89%)

See PBG to CLT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2324 miles or 3740 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PBG to YVR flight is about 5 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Plattsburgh, NY and Vancouver?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PBG
Origination airport name Plattsburgh International Airport
City Plattsburgh, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 44.7
Longitude -73.5

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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