Whistler Blackcomb (Canada)

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The drive to Whistler from Vancouver

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Transportation Summary:

Closest Airport: YVR
International Airport: YVR
Train: Vancouver to Whistler Station and beyond

Virtual Tours:

Excelerator Peak

Davies Tree Run

Whistler Village

Whistler Weather:

Scenic drive up Hwy 99
Whistler Location:

Whistler-Blackcomb is located about two hours (by car) north of Vancouver or a five hour drive from Seattle. Much of the journey is a scenic ride along the ocean inlet on Highway 99, also known as the "Sea to Sky" highway.

Map of Whistler Blackcomb Canada:

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Whistler Blackcomb (mountain base):
British Columbia Canada
Latitude: 50.11367
Longitude: -122.95477

Directions to Whistler Mountain:

Most of the skiers at Whistler drove from Vancouver BC. Transportation and directions from Vancouver to Whistler:

  • From Vancouver International Airport: (2 hrs)
    • Head south on Grant McConachie Way (3.5 km)
    • Continue on Arthur Laing Bridge (0.2 km)
    • Take the ramp to "Granville St/City Centre" (0.6 km)
    • Merge onto SW Marine Dr (0.2 km)
    • Continue on Granville St (7.8 km)
    • Take the Seymour St/HWY-99 N ramp to BC Ferries/Horseshoe Bay/Whistler (0.3 km)
    • Merge onto Seymour St (1.0 km)
    • Turn left at W Georgia St (2.0 km)
    • Continue on Stanley Park Causeway (2.4 km)
    • Continue on Lions Gate Bridge (1.5 km)
    • Take the exit toward N Vancouver/Capilano Canyon/Grouse Mountain (0.2 km)
    • Merge onto Marine Dr (0.4km)
    • Turn left at Capilano Rd (1.2 km)
    • Slight right onto the Rte 1 W ramp
    • Keep right at the fork to continue toward HWY-1 W/Trans Canada Hwy W and merge onto HWY-1 W/Trans Canada Hwy W (12.6 km)
    • Take the HWY-99 N exit toward Squamish/Whistler (1.4 km)
    • Merge onto Sea to Sky Hwy - Hwy 99 (100 km)
    • Turn left at Blueberry Dr (1.1 km)
    Note: You will pass through the towns of Squamish and Brackendale


Parking at Whistler is distributed over five parking lots along Blackcomb Way Road, adjacent to Whistler Village. There is an additional parking lot at Creekside base at the foot of the Creekside gondola. Whistler is a destination resort with most people parking at their accommodations near the village and walking to the lifts. It is expected that one use city shuttles from your accommodations to take you to the slopes rather than drive.

Train Vancouver to Whistler: British Columbia Railway: Daily runs from North Vancouver

Bus Vancouver to Whistler:

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