Airport and Airlines Serving Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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Victoria International Airport - YYJ

Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is Canada’s 9th busiest airport with over 1.5 million passengers every year.  Victoria is well served with more than 60 daily departures and convenient non-stop or one-stop service to every major Canadian city and many US destinations.

The airport is located approximately 25KM (15.5 miles) north of Victoria. The drive to or from the airport takes you through the countryside of the Saanich Peninsula, and the Districts of Central Saanich and Saanich.  The terminal is one of the friendliest and most efficient airports you'll ever experience. Information on flight times, airlines, food service, shopping, currency exchange, parking, ground transportation, and other passenger services is all available on their website.

AKAL shuttle

AKAL runs a shuttle from Victoria International to all bed and breakfasts in Victoria. The cost is $18 for bed and breakfasts in the downtown area and $25 for a trip to bed and breakfasts outside the downtown area. The shuttles run all day from the first plane in the morning until the last plane at night. See AKAL’s web site for detail.




From Vancouver, BC Canada

WestJet operates direct flights into Victoria from Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton and Toronto. It also operates seasonal flights to Victoria from Las Vegas, Honolulu, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta.

Air Canada operates Air Canada, Air Canada Jazz and ZIP
Direct flying from Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto with connections to all international destinations. In partnership with United Airlines, Air Canada also flies direct to San Francisco.

Harbour Air operates daily float plane service from Victoria’s Inner Harbour to Vancouver Harbour and Langley, BC.

Helijet International operates daily flights from Victoria’s Ogden Point (near downtown) to Vancouver Harbour and the Vancouver International Airport.


From Seattle, WA USA

Alaska Air/Horizon Air flies daily between Victoria International Airport and Seattle/Tacoma airport with connections to all other US and international locations.

Kenmore Air flies a daily floatplane service between Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Lake Union Terminal in Seattle and the Gulf Islands.

From San Francisco

United Airlines not has two direct flights Daily from San Francisco into Victoria International Airport.


From Coastal BC and the Interior

Harbour Air operates daily float plane service from Victoria’s Inner Harbour to Vancouver Harbour and Langley, BC.

Westcoast Air This is another floatplane service operating between Victoria's Inner Harbour and Vancouver Harbour, Richmond and Whistler.

Pacific Coastal Airlines operates daily flights from Victoria International Airport to many Coastal and Interior BC communities.

Orca Airways/Airspeed Aviation Flights from Abbotsford, BC to Victoria International Airport

Island Express
Scheduled flights between Victoria International and Abbotsford, Nanaimo, Pitt Meadows and Boundary Bay (Ladner / Tswwassen area)


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