The cheapest times to fly from PHF to YVR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and 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 PHF to YVR is late January. Prices can be as high as $1375 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $374 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (PHF) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $432 to $975 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 $451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $849. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $398 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $645 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHF to YVR flight.

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

PHF to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHF to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Newport News. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 $246 (32%) 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 $510. Return trip prices are from the YVR to PHF 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 PHF 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 24 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 PHF to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 37.83% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHF to SEA flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PHF > BOS > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $520
  • Average savings: $125 (19.38%)

See PHF to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $559
  • Average savings: $87 (13.41%)

See PHF to LGA flights

Hack #3: Baltimore, MD (PHF > BWI > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $84 (12.95%)

See PHF to BWI flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHF 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 Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2451 miles or 3944 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHF to YVR flight is about 5 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Newport News/Williamsburg, VA and Vancouver?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHF
Origination airport name Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
City Newport News/Williamsburg, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.1
Longitude -76.5

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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