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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Vancouver Island

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Melbourne (MEL) to Vancouver Island (YVR)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to YVR flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Vancouver Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Vancouver Island.
MEL - 8CA
Price
$1,083 - $1,786
8CA
Temperature
7 - 18 °C
8CA
Rainfall
64 - 367 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,083

From Melbourne to Vancouver Island

One-way from

$1,299

One-way flight from Melbourne to Vancouver Island

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Vancouver Island?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 10% on the overall cost on flights from Melbourne to Vancouver Island.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Vancouver Island?

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 58 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Melbourne to Vancouver Island within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,293.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Vancouver Island?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Vancouver Island from Melbourne. Prices for March average $1,264 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $936. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 42% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Vancouver Island (MEL - 8CA)?

When flying from Melbourne to Vancouver Island, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 24% versus a flight at midday.

Melbourne to Vancouver Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Vancouver Island from Melbourne found for this year
16 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,183pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
16 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,185pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 31 Mar
$1,193pp
MEL
Melbourne
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Vancouver Island from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Vancouver Island
10:25 - 17:50
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
24h 25m
MEL - YVR
Cathay Pacific
$1,886
StudentUniverse
14:45 - 07:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 05m
MEL - YVR
Multiple Airlines
$1,300
Expedia
02:00 - 19:46
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 46m
MEL - YVR
Multiple Airlines
$1,327
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Vancouver Island</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Vancouver Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Melbourne to Vancouver?

Melbourne (MEL), located 19.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Melbourne to Vancouver. 15 airlines have flights from Melbourne to Vancouver on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Vancouver should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Vancouver per day.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Vancouver to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Melbourne to Vancouver are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Vancouver have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air Canada, United Airlines, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Vancouver?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 26 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Vancouver is typically colder than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Vancouver Island one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Cathay Pacific. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,886.

Destination information for Vancouver Island

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Vancouver Island.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = C$ 0.95
Average temperature for May in Vancouver Island
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Vancouver Island
133.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Vancouver Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Vancouver Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$575 $764 No cancel fee 60%
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Air China
$677 $849 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
$657 $883 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
$618 $903 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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United Airlines
$724 $945 No cancel fee 69%
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Cathay Pacific
$784 $1,003 No cancel fee 72%
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American Airlines
$800 $1,063 No cancel fee 71%
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Japan Airlines
$899 $1,072 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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XiamenAir
$1,010 $1,082 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air New Zealand
$697 $1,087 No cancel fee 78%
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