In general, August is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Vancouver. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,382. If you don’t want to visit Vancouver in August, then you should wait until February to fly from New Zealand, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,395.
We recommend purchasing flights from New Zealand to Vancouver 42 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Vancouver for $1,479. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Vancouver at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $1,265 in the past 72 hours.
The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Vancouver is on a Monday. Travellers who choose to depart for Vancouver on a Monday will often find tickets for as low as $1,491. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Vancouver on Saturday is $1,570.
In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from New Zealand to Vancouver when you can find flight prices for as low as $1,410. Flying to Vancouver in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights to Vancouver are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $1,564. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Those flying to Vancouver could potentially find better pricing at Vancouver Intl Airport (11 km from Vancouver city centre), Sturdies Bay Montagne Harbor Airport (48 km from Vancouver city centre), Village Bay Miners Bay Airport (48 km from Vancouver city centre), Nanaimo Arpt Airport (61 km from Vancouver city centre) or Abbotsford Airport (61 km from Vancouver city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.