Cheap flights from Vancouver to Australia

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Vancouver (YVR) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to SYD flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver to Australia?

Flights from Vancouver to Australia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Vancouver to Australia in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 1,008.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver to Australia?

Find a great deal and save up to 13% by booking at least 52 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Vancouver to Australia within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 1,388.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Australia (8CA - AU)?

When flying from Vancouver to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Australia in November, December 2021

The best prices found for YVR to Australia flights for November, December
21 Dec - 16 Jan
C$ 1,220pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Dec - 7 Jan
C$ 1,226pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
20 Dec - 13 Jan
C$ 1,246pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Vancouver found for next year
21 Dec - 16 Jan
C$ 1,220pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
11 Dec - 7 Jan
C$ 1,226pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
20 Dec - 13 Jan
C$ 1,246pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Direct flights to Australia from Vancouver

Save time with Vancouver to Australia direct flight deals
3 May - 31 May
C$ 1,208pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 May - 17 May
C$ 1,257pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 May - 19 May
C$ 1,297pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Air Canada
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
Direct
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Australia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Australia from Vancouver, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 1 Feb
C$ 1,255pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
4 Dec - 11 Dec
C$ 1,537pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
1 Dec - 1 Feb
C$ 1,696pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Australia from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Australia
9:10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
30h 35m
YVR - SYD
Multiple Airlines
C$ 831
FlightNetwork
9:10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
34h 35m
YVR - SYD
Multiple Airlines
C$ 845
FlightNetwork
3:10 p.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
48h 35m
YVR - SYD
Multiple Airlines
C$ 503
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Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Australia

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Vancouver to Australia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air Canada, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Vancouver to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Vancouver to Australia. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Australia for under C$ 1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Australia for under C$ 1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just C$ 1,191, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 1,245.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver to Australia for under C$ 1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Vancouver to Australia under C$ 1,300. A good price for a direct flight from Vancouver to Australia is less than C$ 1,476.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to Australia for under C$ 1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to Australia within the next 7 days for less than C$ 1,300.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Australia?

The cheapest flight price from Vancouver to Australia is C$ 683. On average you can expect to pay C$ 2,545. The most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for C$ 1,135.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to Australia?

The most popular airlines flying from Vancouver to Australia are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Vancouver to Australia?

The most popular route from Vancouver to Australia is Vancouver Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider Vancouver Intl - Melbourne or Vancouver Intl - Melbourne Avalon.

What airports serve Vancouver to Australia flights?

Flights depart daily from Vancouver’s leading airports, but it is Vancouver International that offers the largest number of options and non-stop airlines. It is the largest of the area’s three airports (the others are Vancouver Coal Harbour, a hub for sea planes from Kenmore Air and Harbour Air, and Vancouver Boundary Bay - about 20 minutes from Vancouver International Airport with FBO services for corporate and private aircraft and helicopter services).It is roughly 15km from the city’s central business district, which averages 30 to 45 depending on to traffic. The airport is accessible by taxis that may offer fixed rates or variable rates that run CAD $35, or more depending upon the choice between taxi, private sedan, or fixed rate vehicles. There is also a direct train link into the city, via the Canada Line train/subway, with stations conveniently located downtown at Yaletown-Roundhouse, Vancouver City Centre and Waterfront. Trains leave every 7 minutes during peak hours and every 15 minutes during off hours, and cost CAD $4 from the airport and CAD $9 heading into the airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Vancouver to Australia?

Flight times average around 16 hours or more. Though many carriers make trips from Vancouver to Australia, only two non-stop airlines make the trip from Vancouver to Australia, and they include Air Canada and Qantas. Carriers that make flights with stopovers include American Airlines, Delta Air, United Airlines and Korean Air. Collectively, there are more than 1,400 such flights per week.

What are the stopover options on flights from Vancouver to Australia?

With such a long flight, it is common for a stopover, and the locations of the stopover depend on the final destination in Australia, but a list of common stops include Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Hong Kong, Bali, Thailand, Singapore, Hawaii, Japan, and Katar, among many others.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Vancouver to Australia?

All travelers, except New Zealand citizens, must obtain a visa or travel authority before traveling to Australia. Canadian citizens using a Canadian passport require a visa known as an Electronic Travel Authority, or ETA, to visit Australia for the purposes of business or tourism. Nationals of Canada do not need a paper visa in their passport to enter Australia, as they can use an ETA. Any traveler will want to retain all essential travel documents whenever making their way through an airport as this facilitates easier travel, boarding, and departures. Additionally, it is advisable to carry proof of your citizenship, such as a birth certificate, certificate of citizenship or naturalization, as well as photo identification.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Australia from Vancouver?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to Australia

Most visitors from Vancouver will not be allowed to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Vancouver from Australia?

Returning to Vancouver from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vancouver.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Vancouver.

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Destination information for Australia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to Australia.
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Flight duration from Vancouver to Australia
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Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 10 airlines flying from Vancouver to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
WestJet
C$ 239 C$ 646 No cancel fee 60%
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Delta
C$ 527 C$ 1,194 No cancel fee N/A
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China Eastern
C$ 702 C$ 1,057 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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American Airlines
C$ 730 C$ 1,271 No cancel fee 71%
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China Southern
C$ 750 C$ 1,465 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
C$ 760 C$ 1,600 No cancel fee 67%
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XiamenAir
C$ 779 C$ 1,286 No cancel fee 49%

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United Airlines
C$ 861 C$ 1,256 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
C$ 869 C$ 1,363 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
C$ 876 C$ 1,397 No cancel fee 74%
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