Travel Tips to Whistler

Located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Whistler is just a short two-hour drive north of Vancouver. Here are a few of the best travel options to get you to your Home Away From Home.

Distance and Travel time to Whistler - Elevate Vacations Whistler, BC

Distance & Travel time by Car

Whistler to downtown Vancouver - 127 km (79 miles), approximately 2 hours.

Whistler to Vancouver International Airport - 140 km (85 miles), approximately 2.5 hours.

Whistler to Seattle -  354 km (218 miles), approximately 5 hours.

Blackcomb Helicopter transfers to Whistler - Travel by air - Elevate Vacations Whistler

Helicopter & Floatplane Transfers

In the spring and summer seasons, start your Whistler adventure early and arrive by air, with the option of a Helicopter or Floatplane experience - No driving, just spectacular views.

Travel time is approximately 30 minutes from Vancouver.

Helicopter Transfer


Sea to Sky Corridor, BC

Getting to Whistler by Car or Bus

Travel from Vancouver by private vehicle on Highway 99, also known as the Sea to Sky Highway.

Car Rentals

Catch the bus from Squamish, Pemberton, Vancouver and Vancouver Airport to Whistler. The bus service runs on a  schedule and travels to Whistler more than ten times daily.

Bus Transfers

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