Whistler Location

    Getting There

    We guarantee we'll get you to Vancouver with the lowest published airfares and then up to Whistler through a variety of transportation options. Trust us to get you to Whistler faster, safer and with minimum hassle.

    By Plane

    Flying to Whistler by Float Plane

    You know you're on your way to a remote mountain village when travel arrangements include a float plane. Float-plane service connecting Vancouver to Whistler is available Spring, Summer and Fall (in Winter the lake is covered in ice).

    The Coast Mountains of British Columbia boast some of the most spectacular wilderness scenery in the world and there's no better way to appreciate it than from the air. The jewel of this amazing landscape is Garibaldi Park, just a few minutes by air from the heart of Whistler. Massive glaciers, ancient volcanic formations and a coastal rainforest teeming with wildlife are just a few of the highlights not to be missed. Every guest gets a window seat for picture taking and a stereo headset to listen to your pilot's knowledgeable commentary regarding the fascinating history and geology of this amazing area.

    By Car

    From Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
    Proceed on the airport causeway over the Arthur Lang Bridge into Vancouver. Exit the bridge using Granville Street. Continue north on Granville into downtown Vancouver and over the Granville Street Bridge. Exit the Granville Street Bridge via the Seymour Street exit, a right lane off ramp. Continue on Seymour to Georgia Street ( 6 - 7 blocks), left on Georgia and then over the Lions Gate suspension bridge. At the far end, merge left for the West Vancouver exit. It circles around under the bridge onto Marine Drive. Stay in the right-hand lane, over a green bridge to the first stop light at Taylor Way. Turn right and head up the hill, you'll see Highway 1 before you. Merge to the left under the overpass, immediately turn left to access Highway 1. As you approach Horseshoe Bay, watch for the exit to Squamish and Whistler. You are now on Highway 99, the Sea to Sky Highway, which will take you all the way to Whistler Village.
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    Other Transport

    Whistler Shuttle Bus

    Direct service between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Whistler Village Pacific Coach Lines has departures daily from Vancouver International Airport and downtown hotels to Squamish and Whistler providing door-to-door service to your Whistler accommodation. The airport ticket counter is located in the arrivals area of both the domestic and international terminals. PCL also provides daily return service from Whistler to Squamish, downtown Vancouver hotels and Vancouver International Airport. The duration of the trip is approximately three hours.

    Rocky Mountaineer Train

    Take the train to Whistler between May 14 and September 27, 2010.

    Take the Sea to Sky Climb and discover the dramatic beauty of British Columbia's Sea to Sky Corridor from a unique perspective while relaxing in comfort and style onboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

    As the trains hugs the oceanfront, winds through the canyons and climbs the steep grades of the BC Coast Mountains you have front row seats to the endless array of breathtaking views.

    Whistler Helicopter Charter

    Start your Whistler adventure early and arrive by helicopter! We think this is the way to go: no traffic, no hassle. Whistler and adrenaline go hand in hand so begin your exciting vacation in the sky. Travel time from Vancouver to Whistler is one half-hour. Heli-commuting is a year-round possibility.

     
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