The journey here is the start of an unforgettable meeting experience. As the crow flies, Whistler is about 115 kilometers or 70 miles north of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Your closest US port-of-call is Seattle which is about 340 kilometers or a 215 mile drive to the South.
Direct airlift into Vancouver is excellent. It’s about a 2-hour flight to San Francisco, 4- hours to Dallas or Chicago, 6-hours to Boston or New York City and about a 9-hour flight to London, England and 8 hours to Mexico City.
View a map showing flight times into Vancouver (PDF)
Once in Vancouver you can transfer to Whistler by air, by train, or enjoy one of the most scenic drives on the planet. The drive to Whistler from the airport is about 2 hours.
Click here to view a detailed map of the drive (PDF), or watch the video to get a sense of the journey.
Most attendees begin their Whistler experience with a touchdown into Vancouver International Airport. Named North America’s best airport (2011) arriving here is like walking into a First Nations Gallery punctuated by waterfalls, nature vignettes and stunning architecture and shops.
From here, your people are typically met by meet and greet staff who escort them to chartered ground (motorcoach, sedan, limousine); air (floatplane, helicopter) or rail departures. Our transportation and hospitality partners are pros at delivering logistics and moving your people safely, efficiently and reliably in most languages.
Regularly scheduled motorcoach departures are available from the airport or downtown. In the summer, a regularly scheduled train departs in the morning from North Vancouver.