Whistler - Blackcomb


Whistler - Blackcomb - Transportation

By Bus:

Perimeter Transportation Ltd. (604) 266-5386 from Whistler (604) 905-0041. Daily departures to Whistler from Vancouver International Airport.

Maverick Coach Lines (604) 662-8051 Five convenient departures daily from Vancouver Bus Depot in downtown Vancouver Bus Depot at Main and Terminal Streets.

Whistler Star Express - Vancouver (604)685-5546 - Whistler (604)905-7668 - Fax(604)685-5499 Door to door service every 60 minutes from Vancouver airport to Whistler.

By Train:
Travel by train to Whistler from Vancouver BC, Welcome aboard the Whistler Mountaineer train, Canada's most exciting new travel experience. Destined to become a world-renowned rail journey, the Whistler Mountaineer offers a unique and breathtaking scenic trip between Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia. Enjoy a day trip by train or immerse yourself in one of our unforgettable Whistler Escape or Whistler Adventure packages.
By Air:

Whistler Air Charter floatplane service between Vancouver International Airport, downtown Vancouver and the Whistler base - 2 km. north of Whistler Village Tel: (604) 932-6615 Fax 932-6100; Box 834, Whistler, B.C.

Blackcomb Helicopters Charter four and six passenger helicopters based 5 km. north of Whistler on Highway 99 (604) 938-1700.

Corporate Helicopters Charter five passenger helicopters based on Blackcomb Mountain (604) 932-3512.

Glacier Air Charter four to ten passenger aircraft based at Squamish and Pemberton airports (604) 932-2705.

Helijet Airways Charter twelve passenger helicopter service between Vancouver International Airport and Whistler Heliport. (604)273-4688 (Vancouver), and 1-800-665-4354 (outside B.C.).

Mountain Spirit Aviation Charter service between Pemberton and Vancouver and Victoria International Airports (604)894-5161.

North Vancouver Air Daily flights to Pemberton from Vancouver and Victoria (604)278-1608 (Vancouver); 1-800-228-6608 (toll free).



By Road:

Vancouver Airport to Whistler
The Vancouver-Whistler drive takes about 2 hours, depending on road and traffic conditions.

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Driving Directions: Travel Time: approximately 2 hours - Distance: approx. 115 kilometres or 70 miles

  1. Drive east out of the airport on Grant McConachie Way.
  2. Follow the Hwy 99 North signs over the Arthur Lang Bridge onto Granville Street.
  3. Follow Granville Street north crossing the Granville Street Bridge.
  4. Shift to the far right lane of the bridge and take the Seymour Street exit.
  5. Follow Seymour Street north until Georgia Street.
  6. Turn left onto Georgia Street.
  7. Georgia Street takes you through Vancouver's lovely downtown core heading west, through Stanley Park and over the majestic Lions Gate bridge.
  8. Exit the bridge on the Marine Drive West turnoff.
  9. Shift to the far right lane once on Marine Drive.
  10. Take the first right onto Taylor Way.
  11. Travel up the hill and turn left onto Highway 1.
  12. Follow the signs and take Exit 2 (just before the ferry terminal) to Whistler Hwy 99.

Seattle to Whistler
Whistler is about a 4 to 5-hour drive from Seattle. The trip to from Seattle to Vancouver takes about 3 hours. The Vancouver-Whistler drive takes about 2 hours, depending on road and traffic conditions.

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Driving Directions: Travel Time: approximately 4.5 - 5 hours - Distance: approx. 340 kilometres or 215 miles

  1. Follow I-5 north to Canada-U.S. border. (160km/100 mi.)
  2. When in Canada, I-5 turns into Highway 99. Follow Hwy. 99 north over Oak Street Bridge. (50 km/30 mi.) Highway 99 becomes 99/Oak Street.
  3. Turn left onto West 41st Avenue. (1 km/0.5 mi.).
  4. Turn right onto Granville Street. Follow Granville over the Granville Street Bridge into downtown Vancouver. (15 km/9 mi.) Take Seymour Street exit off Bridge.
  5. Follow Seymour Street, turn left on Georgia Street.
  6. Follow Georgia Street through downtown Vancouver.
  7. Georgia Street becomes the Stanley Park Causeway and will take you over the Lions Gate Bridge. (3 km/2 mi.).
  8. Follow signs to West Vancouver off the Lions Gate Bridge. Continue west on Marine Drive. (0.5 km/0.25 mi.).
  9. Turn right onto Taylor Way.
  10. Continue up hill and turn left onto Highway 1 West.
  11. Take exit #2 to Whistler-Blackcomb via Highway 99.
  12. Follow Highway 99 to Whistler-Blackcomb. (110 km/70 miles).


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