A cosmopolitan destination with the great outdoors on its doorstep. This young metropolis offers a kaleidoscope of things to see and do. Nestled between mountains and the ocean - the opportunities are endless on your Canada getaway.
Vancouver offers a fascinating combination of urban city life and fantastic outdoor adventures. Lose yourself as you explore its cosmopolitan heart. Explore the cobblestone streets of historic Gastown - see the story unfold as you read the plaques of its Victorian buildings. Sample exotic cuisine in vibrant Chinatown and embrace the hippy spirit of Kitsilano – which is often compared to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury. Or hang out in the pavement cafes and trendy restaurants of Yaletown, one of Vancouver’s hippest areas. Then explore beyond the city, where the alpine village of Whistler and spectacular Rocky Mountains will take your breath away. Take in the sights on a seaplane flight, whilst hiking or snowboarding.
Fly to Vancouver with British Airways and you can relax in comfort during your flight in your preferred seat, selected up to 24 hours in advance at no extra charge - perfect for a long journey. Enjoy complimentary food and drinks on the way plus the latest films with our on-board entertainment and touch down feeling ready for everything the city has to offer.
Once you arrive at Vancouver International Airport, downtown Vancouver is easily reachable in less than 30 minutes on the city's Canada Line rapid trains, available directly from the terminal building. Taxis and car hire outlets are also available from the arrivals concourse.
With multiple flights leaving from London Heathrow every week, it has never been easier to explore Canada's west coast. Enjoy the convenience of free advance seat selection and a handy 23kg checked baggage allowance as standard and start your Vancouver adventure as soon as you step on board with our complimentary food and drink service.
Vancouver has an oceanic climate, with relatively mild winters and warm, dry summers, with occasional continental temperature extremes. The weather can be unpredictable and variable, with rain and snow during the winter months, so pack accordingly.