The cheapest times to fly from YYJ to SMI are

  • April 30th to May 13th
  • August 20th to October 14th
  • November 5th to March 4th (except the weeks of December 24th and January 1st)

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 YYJ to SMI is mid January. Prices can be as high as $7830 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $3824 for Saturday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Samos

Flying from Victoria (YYJ) to Samos (SMI) will usually cost between $6126 to $6755 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 $5858. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $6725. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $867 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6399 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YYJ to SMI flight.

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

YYJ to SMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YYJ to SMI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Victoria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.64, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Samos, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Victoria. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $144 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6195. Return trip prices are from the SMI to YYJ 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 YYJ to SMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking YYJ to SMI

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 YYJ to SMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Cancun (YYJ > CUN > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $4504
  • Average savings: $1895 (29.61%)

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Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (YYJ > PHX > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $4521
  • Average savings: $1878 (29.34%)

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Hack #3: Puerto Vallarta (YYJ > PVR > SMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $4562
  • Average savings: $1837 (28.7%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from YYJ to SMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Samos Airport to Victoria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6199 miles or 9976 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from YYJ to SMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YYJ to SMI flight is about 12 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Victoria and Samos?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from YYJ to SMI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YYJ
Origination airport name Victoria International Airport
City Victoria
Country Canada
Latitude 48.6
Longitude -123.4

Return Airport

Destination code SMI
Destination airport name Samos Airport
City Samos
Country Greece
Latitude 37.7
Longitude 26.9


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