How Much it Cost to Travel to Vancouver: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Vancouver is often voted the most livable city in the world, and after your first trip you’ll find out why. In addition to being very scenic, it’s clean, well organized, friendly, and with plenty to do.

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Travel Costs to Vancouver

Population 600,000
Area 2,200,000
Timezone UTC-8
Currency Canadian dollar
Airports Vancouver International Airport (YVR)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$110.66
1 USD = 1.3700 CAD
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Vancouver?

Vancouver Hotel Seasons

Vancouver Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar30.66 - 51.09
starstarstarstarstar45.26 - 124.09
starstarstarstarstar62.04 - 100.73
starstarstarstarstar106.57 - 232.85
starstarstarstarstar164.23 - 272.26

Vancouver Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed18.98 - 31.39

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Vancouver?

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Vancouver LookoutThe best views in Vancouver are from the observation deck in this tower. It's an all-day pass and includes a "city tour."
adults
ages 6-17
13.14
9.49
Vancouver Art GalleryThe city's most prominent art museum is located downtown.
adults
students
ages 6-12
21.17
0.00
0.00
Vancouver AquariumThis aquarium is the most noted attraction in Stanley Park. Prices are higher in summer.
adults
students
29.20
25.55

What’s the average price of food and drink in Vancouver?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastThere are small cafes all over, plus decent fast-food choices open all day.6.57 - 10.22
Budget lunchVancouver is a budget foodie's dream, with great sandwich shops and ethnic restaurants at good prices.8.03 - 11.68
Budget dinnerEven proper sit-down meals are often fabulous value in Vancouver, with cuisine from around the world.10.95 - 18.25
Beer (pint)The big national lagers will be cheaper than the local craft brews, of course.5.84 - 8.76

What are the costs of transportation in Vancouver?

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center18.25 - 21.90
SkyTrain from airport to city center6.57
Local night bus from airport to city1.46
3km taxi ride in Vancouver5.84 - 9.49
SkyTrain or bus ride in Vancouver1.46
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When to visit Vancouver

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January43336.0
February46354.8
March50384.5
April56423.3
May62472.7
June67522.2
July71561.6
August71561.5
September66512.1
October56444.4
November48387.1
December43336.9

Vancouver Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar7:13am7:27pm
21 Jun5:07am9:21pm
21 Sep6:58am7:12pm
21 Dec8:05am4:16pm

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