Getting to Whistler

Getting to Whistler is easy as the ski resort is located in the Coast Mountain Range just 90 miles (145 km) north of Vancouver.

Nearest Airports to Whistler

Transfer time from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is around two and a half hours by road or about four hours 30 minutes from Seattle. The route follows Highway 99 North, known as the “Sea to Sky Highway” for its panoramic views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, as it curves northward from Horseshoe Bay to Whistler.

Vancouver International Airport – 115 km / 70 miles
Seattle Airport -340 km / 215 miles

Flying times from overseas to Vancouver are just under 10 hours from Europe (London, Amsterdam, and Frankfurt) and 8-12 hours from the Far East (Hong Kong and Japan).

A new rail connection from Vancouver to Whistler was added in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics and there’s also a regular scheduled bus service and limo service from Vancouver airport.

Getting to Whistler by Train

The new Whistler Mountaineer train offers a scenic 3 hour journey from Vancouver in comfort and style. Although more expensive than by car or bus, the views along the ocean fronts, canyons and valleys are not to be missed.

Vancouver airport transfer to Whistler by express bus

Perimeters Whistler Express runs a daily scheduled shuttle service between Vancouver International Airport and Whistler, with several pick-up and drop-off points at Vancouver hotels and Whistler hotels (by reservation). Private charters are also available for up to 55 people.

Perimeters Whistler Express
Tel: +1 877 317 7788
Email: [email protected]

Getting to Whistler from Vancouver city by bus

From Richmond, West Vancouver and Metro Vancouver, Snowbus run regular services during the winter. Greyhound Canada runs multiple buses daily to Whistler from Pacific Central Station in Vancouver.

Tel: +1 604 685 7669
Email: [email protected]

Grey Hound Canada
Tel: +1 800 661 8747

Whistler Taxi Services

Whistler Taxi serves Whistler and the surrounding area, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and fat rate fares are available to Vancouver airport.

Whistler Taxi
Tel: + 1 604.932.3333
Email: [email protected]

Whistler Limousine Services

Hire a limo to take you there in luxury – from as few as 3 to as many as 21 passengers.

Pearl International Limousine Service
Tel:  + 1 877.977.3275 (toll free) / + 1 604.732.7897
Email: [email protected]

Star Limousine
Tel: + 1-800-803-9222 (toll free) / + (604) 685-5600
Email: [email protected]

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