San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR) Flight Deals

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The table displays round-trip flights from San Francisco (USA) to Vancouver (Canada) flights with popular North American carriers. Fares are non-warranted as they are regulated dynamically by airlines based on demand and availability. The airline ticket cost is inclusive of the base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport/government taxes, and our service fee. More booking details available with Terms and Conditions.

San Francisco to Vancouver Flight Information

San Francisco to Vancouver is one of the top 10 international routes in North America with 911,440 seats flown in 2019 (OAG)

Departure Airport in San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport

Official Name: San Francisco International Airport

Airport Code: SFO

Location: It is 13 miles (21 km) south of downtown San Francisco, California

Hub for: Alaska Airlines (AS), United Airlines (UA)

Quick Facts about SFO: The airport is a hub for Alaska and United Airlines

Nearby Departure Airport in San Francisco

San Jose International Airport

Official Name: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Airport Code: SJC

Location: It is 45 miles (72 km) from the city center of San Francisco, California

Focus city for: Alaska Airlines (AS)

Quick Facts about SJC: It’s a focus city for Alaska Airlines

Arrival Airport in Vancouver

Vancouver International Airport

Official Name: Vancouver International Airport

Airport Code: YVR

Location: It is located 12 km (7.5 mi) from Downtown Vancouver

Quick Facts about YVR: 2nd busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements (306,799) and passengers (25.9 million) behind Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Hub for: Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Pacific Coastal Airlines, WestJet

Focus city for: Air North, Air Transat, and WestJet Encore

Operating Airlines

Operating Carriers

Airlines Flights by Stop Departure Airport Arrival Airport Connection Airport
Air Canada (AC) Nonstop SFO YVR Not Required
United (UA) Nonstop SFO YVR Not Required
American (AA) 2-Stop SFO YVR Los Angeles (LAX), Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)
Alaska (AS) 1-Stop SFO YVR Los Angeles (LAX)
United Airlines (UA) 1-Stop SFO YVR Los Angeles (LAX)
Westjet (WS) 1-Stop SJC (Nearby) YVR Los Angeles (LAX)

Flight Distance and Time

Distance: 800 miles/1287 km

Time: 02 hours 6 minutes

Time difference: 0 Minutes

The flight distance is straight-line distance between the two airports. The travel time varies by the aircraft speed as well.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What percentage of departure flights gets delayed at SFO Airport?

Twenty four percent of the total departure flights (20,846k) were delayed. The average delayed minutes equaled 71.03. However, you shouldn’t be complacent with the data. Get in touch with your airline to stay informed of the up-to-date timing.

Which is the best airline to fly from San Francisco to Vancouver?

Alaska Airlines tops the list of carriers operating on this route by on-time performance. The data is sourced from OAG OTP Report (June ’18 – May ’19)

Airlines On-Time Flight % Total Flights
Alaska Airlines 80.7 456,996
American Airlines 78.9 2,320,441
United Airlines 76.9 1,769,122
WestJet Airlines 77.1 264,070
Air Canada 66.6 588,181

Which airline has the cheapest flight ticket?

Air Canada (AC) and Westjet Airlines (WS)

What are the best things to do in Vancouver?

Irrespective of the time you visit the city, you are bound to enjoy it thoroughly. From kids to adults, Vancouver has got everyone covered. Check our dedicated Vancouver corner to learn things to do, top attractions, places to eat, and nightlife to expect, and much more.