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Compare Cheap Adelaide to Vancouver Flights
With its snow-capped mountains, beautiful public parks, pretty beaches deep blue waters, there’s little wonder as to what draws visitors to Vancouver each year. In winter, this city is a magnet for skiers and snowboarders who head up to the slopes to carve through fresh powder and alpine trails. More into hiking and sunny weather pursuits? Vancouver is just the destination at other times throughout the year, especially when cheap flights from Adelaide make tackling this long flight more tempting. Away from its blessings by Mother Nature, Vancouver holds a world-class art, theatre and music scene. There are great eats to sate any appetite, and scenic day trips to take when you’re looking for an out-of-city excursion. If you’re tossing up between taking a holiday to the Great White North, search for cheap airfares from Adelaide to Vancouver on Webjet - the savings alone will likely be all the convincing you need.
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Best time to visit Vancouver
The best time to visit Vancouver
If you’re looking to save money on cheap flights from Adelaide to Vancouver, plan to visit for travel in the spring months of March through May. Temperatures average out at 15.5°C (60°F) and with winter crowds gone, you can enjoy kayaking on the English Bay or smelling the beautiful blooms on a stroll in Queen Elizabeth Park. If you plan your trip from ADL to YVR in the months of March through October, you'll have ample opportunity to watch migrating whales. The mild summer days draw locals and tourists to Vancouver’s beaches, parks and other outdoor adventures. If you plan on visiting Vancouver in the summer months of June through August, book your hotels well in advance. Autumn months between September and November experience milder temperatures between 10°C to 20°C (50° to 60°F). This is a great time to stroll through Stanley Park to enjoy the amber and crimson leaves. Tourists and locals flock to the ski resorts in the winter months of December through April. Frequent rains can make the already low temperatures of -1°C (30°F) seem colder and may put a damper on seeing the sites. But if you enjoy winter sports, winter is the best time to visit Vancouver. The exception to this is the Christmas and New Years Eve holiday period, where airfares and hotel rates are at a premium.
Departing From Adelaide
The average time of a flight from Adelaide Airport (ADL) to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is about 19 hours. There are currently no direct airfares from ADL to YVR and services require one or two stopovers. Common stopover locations include Sydney, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Beijing. Airlines that offer return flights to Vancouver include Air Canada, United Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand, Qantas and Delta Airlines.
Getting to Adelaide Airport
Jump into a cab or Uber from the city centre if you want to get to Adelaide airport in a hurry. The 15-minute taxi ride to ADL will cost about $27 AUD and an Uber can be $23 AUD. For those wanting a public transport, look to the Adelaide Metro’s J1X JetExpress. This bus service departs from the Adelaide CBD and runs directly to the airport. Other airport services (J1, J1a, J2, J7 and J8) run throughout other areas of Adelaide.
Parking at Adelaide Airport
If you intend to park your own car the airport, it is worth booking in advance. While there are plenty of spaces at ADL, pre-booking your slot can ensure you get the lowest prices available.
Where to Park at Adelaide Airport
There are several options for parking at Adelaide Airport, however the Terminal and Long Term options are the best for longer travel - such as flights from Adelaide to Vancouver.
Terminal Car Park: Located only minutes from check-in and baggage claim. The parking guidance system will direct you to the nearest vacant space. Simply gather your luggage and head level 2 where the covered link bridge will connect you to the terminals. Three-day parking in the Terminal Car Park is $100 with a $20 fee for each subsequent day.
Long Term Car Park: This area is located about a 10-minute walk from the terminals. Or, you can utilise the free shuttle service that runs every 20 minutes from 4:30am to 11:20pm. Three-day parking in the Long Term park will cost $65 and $15 for each subsequent day. Spaces here can be pre-booked.
Arriving in Vancouver
The Vancouver International Airport sits on Sea Island, located about 12 kilometres from the city’s downtown area. Passengers flying in from Australia will need to have their visa paperwork ready upon arrival.
How to Get from Vancouver Airport to Your Vancouver Hotel or Accommodation
The Canada Line rapid rail is one of the best options for travellers heading to either downtown Vancouver or downtown Richmond from the airport. The Canada Line YVR Airport station is located between the terminals and is clearly marked. Passengers must purchase a travel card (which includes an automatic $5 CAD [$6.86 AUD] AddFare) in order to use the Canada Line. The AddFare is in addition to regular transit fares, which are calculated based on zones. Taxis are available on level 2 of the International Arrivals greeting area. Each taxi at YVR is licensed and offers flat rates to various zones around the Vancouver area. It is highly recommended you confirm your zone with your driver prior to leaving the airport. The rate from YVR to Downtown Vancouver is around $38.
Things to do
Things to do in Vancouver
If you want to experience Vancouver from a local’s perspective, head to Granville Island. This once industrial island is now home to a beloved ‘mini city’ full of shopping boutiques, restaurants, galleries, theatres and plenty of family-friendly activities. You can also find fresh produce, fresh baked goods and local seafood in one of the many stalls at the Granville Island Public Market. Grouse Mountain is a popular outdoor treat for locals and visitors alike. In the warmer months, you can test your climbing skills by following the Grouse Trail to the summit. Or purchase a gondola ride to the top and enjoy expansive views of Vancouver. Bring your ski gear to Grouse Mountain in winter to hit one of the more than 30 ski and snowboarding slopes. Stanley Park is not to be missed during your holiday in Vancouver. You can walk, bike, or jog along the 32-kilometre seawall that hugs Vancouver’s waterfront. Depending on the time of year, you can take part in one of Vancouver’s big events hosted in Stanley Park. For a belly-dropping good time, take a walk over the 137-metre-long, 70-metre-high Capilano suspension bridge. More suspension bridges and daredevil activities can be had at the Treetops Adventures. If the weather is questionable or you want to experience northern hemisphere marine life, check out the Vancouver Aquarium. The aquarium is home to over 750 species of local and exotic animals and invites visitors in to learn and engage through of interactive exhibits.