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Vancouver International Airport information for Whistler buses and shuttle

YVR Vancouver International Airport

locationWhistler, BC

If you're looking to hit the slopes on Whistler, Vancouver International Airport is the closest airport to the mountain, located in Whistler. With easy access to the mountain, you can spend more time skiing and less time traveling. Book your flight to Whistler and experience the best skiing and snowboarding on Whistler.

Whistler Airport is located just a short distance from Whistler, which means you can be on the slopes in no time. With easy access to the mountain, you can spend more time skiing and less time traveling. YVR airport is the perfect choice for anyone looking for a convenient and hassle-free skiing vacation.

In conclusion, Vancouver International Airport is the closest airport to Whistler in Whistler, offering everything you need for a great skiing or snowboarding experience. Book your flight to Whistler today and get ready for an unforgettable vacation on Whistler.

Terms & Conditions: LINK/POPUP


Phone: 1-604-207-7077

Special Note:

YVR provides a variety of convenient transportation options, including shuttle bus, taxi, and car rentals, making it easily accessible from downtown Vancouver and providing access to popular ski destinations like Whistler mountain. Additionally, the airport is conveniently located near public transit, allowing for a hassle-free commute to and from the airport

Airport to Whistler TRANSPORT OPTIONS

Getting to Whistler is just a two-hour drive from Whistler and 3 hours from YVR along the awe-inspiring Sea to Sky Highway. Getting here without a car is a breeze. You can view and research from a number of transport options below or in the menu. when you are ready to book use the booking bar at the top of the page.

YVR TO Whistler & Whistler


YVR Skylynx is a trusted and reliable transportation provider that offers daily shuttle services from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Whistler and other destinations in British Columbia. With comfortable, modern coaches equipped with Wi-Fi and onboard facilities, YVR Skylynx makes it easy to travel to and from the airport and other popular destinations in the area. In addition to their daily shuttle services, YVR Skylynx also offers private charters for groups, as well as other transportation services such as sightseeing tours and airport transfers. Their team of experienced drivers and customer service representatives are committed to ensuring that each passenger enjoys a safe, comfortable, and stress-free journey. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor to British Columbia, YVR Skylynx is a great choice for convenient and affordable transportation to Whistler and beyond. Book your shuttle or private charter today and experience the comfort and convenience of YVR Skylynx.

Whistler Skibus

Whistler Ski Bus is a premier shuttle service provider that offers reliable, comfortable and affordable transport from Vancouver to Whistler. With multiple daily departures, Whistler Ski Bus is the perfect choice for skiers, snowboarders and adventure seekers looking to hit the slopes. Their modern buses are equipped with free Wi-Fi, charging outlets, comfortable seating and plenty of space for your ski and snowboard equipment. Whistler Ski Bus offers a variety of pick-up locations in Vancouver including Burrard Station, Pacific Central Station, and YVR Airport. They also provide a direct shuttle from Whistler to Vancouver. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, their drivers are professional and knowledgeable, ensuring a safe and comfortable journey. Whether you're traveling alone or with a group, Whistler Ski Bus has a range of flexible ticket options to suit your needs. With competitive pricing, no hidden fees and excellent customer service, Whistler Ski Bus is the top choice for travelers looking for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience. Book your Whistler Ski Bus ride today and experience the beauty of Whistler with ease.

Skylynx - YVR to Whistler

Use Skylynx to get from YVR to Whistler. Skylynx operates a frequent Whistler bus shuttle daily direct to and from Vancouver International Airport along the sea to sky corridor. From YVR, express buses serve Squamish, Creekside Village and Whistler Gateway (outside of Whistler Tourist Centre).

Flying in through the domestic terminal? Follow these step-by-step instructions:

1. Retrieve your luggage and follow the signs to the International Terminal
2. Check in at the Skylynx bus desk at the International Terminal Level 1
3. Buses depart from Bus Bay 9 on Level 1 to Whistler

Please note that customers should leave around two hours between flight arriving and Skylynx departure time.

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Canada Line

YVR to VANCOUVER to Whistler

The Canada Line is Vancouver’s rapid transit rail connecting YVR to downtown Vancouver in under 30 minutes and to downtown Richmond in 18 minutes. You can access trains from both the International and Domestic Terminals. CHECK ON MAP

Canada Line’s YVR Airport station is centrally located between our International and Domestic Terminals. As you exit the train, turn left for domestic flights or right for US and international flights.

Canada Line Accessibility

The Canada Line is accessible by elevator from the arrivals and departure levels. If you require assistance to the Canada Line, our dedicated Customer Care staff and Green Coat volunteers are here to help. You can find representatives, wearing distinctive blue or green jackets, at our Customer Care counters. Getting to the Canada Line from YVR

  • Your checked bags are at Arrivals on Level 2 of the Domestic Terminal
  • On Level 3, walk toward the Link Building (located between the International and Domestic Terminal)
  • Follow the signs marked Canada Line or ask any of our Customer Care staff in red or green vests for assistance

All transit users traveling on the Canada Line leaving YVR are subject to a $5 Canada Line YVR AddFare, in addition to the regular zone fare. AddFare is automatically added when a user purchases a fare card. The Canada Line YVR AddFare is levied and collected by TransLink. The Airport Authority receives no portion of the money collected from the Canada Line YVR AddFare. 

Accessibility Public transit provides services to YVR can accommodate wheelchairs and mobility aids.

FAQs on Whistler Bus Schedule

How much is a bus ride to Whistler

  • The shuttle to Whistler can cost anywhere between $15 and $40 depending on the choice of your bus company and pickup points. Prices can be lower if you plan in off-season or well-in-advance.

Is there shuttle bus in Whistler

  • Yes. SNOWBUS transports mountain tourists from Whistler to multiple drop points in Vancouver International Airport. Traveling via bus to Whistler is the most economical option available.

Is there a bus from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler

  • Yes,you can easily book a bus from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler with SNOWBUS. Infact, we offer Whistler bus shuttles from multiple providers at competitive prices with multiple pickup points and drop points. We list only reputed bus companies carefully vetted by our team.

How do you get to Whistler without a car

  • Don’t want to opt for a car ride? No problem. You can hop on to one of our wide range of bus options to Whistler from SNOWBUS. Operators like Skylynx, Whistler Skibus, The BC Connector, Whistler Connection, Whistler Rides, and Epic Rides provide arrival stops at Whistler Village Bus Terminal, Gateway Bus loop Whistler, Whistler Creekside, and Squamish. People also travel to Whistler by taxi, private tours, group tours, and sometimes via sea planes as well.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler

  • Car journeys can be costlier, but opting for a bus ride is not. The cheapest way to get from Vancouver International Airport to Whistler can start at $15 and $40, but bus companies offer discounts if you also opt for a return journey.