The cheapest times to fly from SEA to YVR are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • May 21st to July 15th (except the week of June 18th)
  • September 3rd 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 SEA to YVR is early June. Prices can be as high as $344 for Sunday flights during early March, or as low as $190 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Seattle, WA (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $190 to $253 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $190. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $250. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $60 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $221 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SEA to YVR flight.

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

SEA to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SEA to YVR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Seattle. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.08, which is above 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 $16 (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 $213. Return trip prices are from the YVR to SEA 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 SEA to YVR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 13 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 SEA to YVR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Bellingham, WA

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 1.81% less expensive than YVR
  • Nonstop flights available

See SEA to BLI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Korean Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 127 miles or 204 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SEA to YVR flight is about 1 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Seattle, WA and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from SEA to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SEA
Origination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

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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