Vancouver Airport to Whistler Transfer by Shuttle Bus, Limousine, Air & Taxi

Travel from Vancouver Airport to Whistler, BC – Price, Schedule, Pick Up & Drop Off Information for taking Shuttle Bus, Limousine, Helicopter or Taxi from YVR to the Whistler/Blackcomb Ski Resort.

YVR Airport to Whistler

By Darrin Robertson, VTT Editor - Updated: January 17, 2023

Want to know how to get from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Whistler?

Here are some options for transfers from the Airport to Whistler, as well as info on prices, routes and schedule.

The bus ride from Vancouver to Whistler is very scenic, and travel time by road from Vancouver International Airport through downtown Vancouver and north up the Sea-to-Sky Highway to Whistler is around 3 hours.

Vancouver Airport – Whistler by Limousine / Limobus

There are many limousine services from Vancouver Airport to Whistler. From a 3 passenger luxury sedan, 7 passenger stretch limo or a 20 passenger luxury limo bus.

Vancouver Airport to Whistler by Shuttle Bus

The cheapest way to travel from YVR Airport to Whistler is by shuttle bus.

YVR to Whistler - Pacific Coach / Perimeter Bus Whistler Express Shuttle

YVR to Whistler Schedule: 7 departures every day between YVR and Whistler, starting at 8:00 AM, with the last evening departure at 7:30 PM.

(If your flight arrives too late and you need to overnight at/near the Airport, try the Fairmont YVR, or the cheaper but nice, new and nearby Sandman Signature Hotel Vancouver Airport).

Vancouver - Whistler Shuttle Bus

Where to Purchase Tickets and Board YVR – Whistler Bus: If you’re arriving into Vancouver airport from the USA or International, the Pacific Coach desk is located just after you clear Canada Customs but before you exit into the main Arrivals Hall public area. Whistler Shuttle buses depart just outside the exit doors close by.

If you're flying into YVR from a Canadian city, you'll see the counter near baggage carousel no. 5, arrivals level 2. The bus departs from the same level, just outside the exit doors nearby.

Reservations for Whistler Shuttle Buses: Tickets for the Whistler Bus can booked online here at 

Cost: Price for the YVR to Whistler Bus is $51.45 per person one-way including taxes.

Drop Off Points: Most major hotels in Whistler Village. Drop offs at your condo can be arranged for an extra $10 per person.

Vancouver Airport to Whistler by Helicopter

Sierra Helicopters (604-986-8675) operate a wide variety of charter and corporate packages and tours from YVR, including transfers to Whistler. They have air conditioned helicopters with leather seating and room for golf clubs/skis for the flights from YVR to Whistler.

Helijet offers charter flights from YVR to Whistler. Call toll-free 1-800-987-4354.

Taxi from YVR to Whistler/Blackcomb

If you wish to take a taxi up to Whistler Village from Vancouver International Airport, the cost is approximately $250. Contact Whistler Taxi at 1-800-203-5322.

Disclaimer - Please Note: This page is a general guide only - it is NOT part of the official Pacific Coach Lines or Perimeter websites. Bus schedules, fares and services are subject to frequent change. Vancouver Travel accepts no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information. Please consult and consult before starting any travel.

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