The cheapest times to fly from TRI to YVR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 9th to May 6th
  • October 15th 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 TRI to YVR is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1054 for Monday flights during late December, or as low as $385 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Vancouver

Flying from Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN (TRI) to Vancouver (YVR) will usually cost between $446 to $935 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $472. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $889. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $417 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $686 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TRI to YVR flight.

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

TRI to YVR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TRI to YVR flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Bristol. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Vancouver, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Bristol. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $165 (22%) 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 $577. Return trip prices are from the YVR to TRI 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 TRI 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 4 hour 58 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 TRI to YVR while comparing.

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

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from YVR
  • Usually 39.07% less expensive than YVR
  • 1-layover flights available

See TRI to SEA flights


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

Hack #1: Atlanta, GA (TRI > ATL > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $534
  • Average savings: $153 (22.23%)

See TRI to ATL flights

Hack #2: Detroit, MI (TRI > DTW > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $597
  • Average savings: $90 (13.05%)

See TRI to DTW flights

Hack #3: Columbus, OH (TRI > CMH > YVR)

  • Price for both tickets: $600
  • Average savings: $87 (12.61%)

See TRI to CMH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vancouver International Airport to Tri Cities Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2212 miles or 3560 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TRI to YVR flight is about 4 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN and Vancouver?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from TRI to YVR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code TRI
Origination airport name Tri Cities Airport
City Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -82.4

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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