Travel Tips

Located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Whistler is just a short scenic two-hour drive north of Vancouver. You'll find Whistler easy to navigate without a vehicle year-round and offers a car-free Valley Trail network and public transit services to help you explore the many lakes, parks and surrounding neighbourhoods with ease.

Distance & Travel time by Car

Whistler to downtown Vancouver - 127 km (79 miles), approximately 2 hours.

Whistler to Vancouver International Airport - 140 km (85 miles), approximately 2.5 hours.

Whistler to Seattle -  354 km (218 miles), approximately 5 hours.


Getting to Whistler by Car or Bus

Travel from Vancouver by private vehicle on Highway 99, also known as the Sea to Sky Highway.


Catch the bus from Squamish, Pemberton, Vancouver and Vancouver Airport to Whistler. The bus service runs on a schedule and travels to Whistler more than ten times daily.


Helicopter & Floatplane Transfers

In the spring and summer seasons, start your Whistler adventure early and arrive by air, with the option of a Helicopter or Floatplane experience. No driving, just spectacular views.

Travel time is approximately 30 minutes from Vancouver.


Whistler Transit Services

Getting around Whistler is simple and easy, with additional peak season services and express bus transfers to popular destinations and more.


Bike Rentals

The best way to experience Whistler in the warmer season is on two wheels. Rent a bike and cruise Whistler's neighbourhoods on the paved Valley Trail network, stretching 40km, while surrounded by spectacular mountain scenes with endless activities and local shops along the way. 

Contact one of our friendly Front Desk Agents to receive your Discount Code.

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