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Driving Directions for Vancouver and Seattle to Whistler BC Canada

Driving Directions for Vancouver and Seattle to Whistler BC Canada

The Vancouver to Whistler Sea to Sky highway is one of the world's great scenic drives, bypassing spectacular views of the Howe Sound, the Squamish Chief, Mount Garibaldi and the Tantulus Range. The drive from Vancouver to Whistler is approximately 115 kilometers (or 70 miles) and will take about 2 hours, depending on road and traffic conditions.

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Vancouver Airport to Whistler Platinum's Check-In Location - The Woodrun Lodge:

Open Google Map 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.
  13. In about one hour you will arrive in Squamish. At this time, we ask that you call our toll free number 1-877-932-1777 so we know when to expect you in Whistler. Your estimated time of travel to Whistler is about 45 minutes, traffic and weather conditions permitting.
  14. Continue northbound on HWY 99 to Whistler.
  15. Once you pass the "Welcome to Whistler" sign on the right hand side, you will pass through 5 sets of traffic lights.
  16. At the 6th set of traffic lights (which is just past the Main Whistler Village Entrance) take a right onto Lorimer Road.
  17. Continue along Lorimer Road, past the Medical Centre and through the set of lights that intersects Lorimer and Blackcomb Way until it ends at a 4-way stop sign where you meet Blackcomb Way a second time.
  18. Turn left at the 4-way stop sign onto Blackcomb Way.
  19. Just past the Four Seasons Resort, turn right onto Spearhead Drive.
  20. Proceed up the hill and just past The Aspens turn right at Greystone Lodge onto Spearhead Place.
  21. The Woodrun Lodge is located straight ahead at 4910 Spearhead Place.

Seattle to Whistler Platinum's Check-In Location - The Woodrun Lodge:

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.
Open Google Map 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).
  13. In about one hour you will arrive in Squamish. At this time, we ask that you call our toll free number 1-877-932-1777 so we know when to expect you in Whistler. Your estimated time of travel to Whistler is about 45 minutes, traffic and weather conditions permitting.
  14. Continue northbound on HWY 99 to Whistler.
  15. Once you pass the "Welcome to Whistler" sign on the right hand side, you will pass through 5 sets of traffic lights.
  16. At the 6th set of traffic lights (which is just past the Main Whistler Village Entrance) take a right onto Lorimer Road.
  17. Continue along Lorimer Road, past the Medical Centre and through the set of lights that intersects Lorimer and Blackcomb Way until it ends at a 4-way stop sign where you meet Blackcomb Way a second time.
  18. Turn left at the 4-way stop sign onto Blackcomb Way.
  19. Just past the Four Seasons Resort, turn right onto Spearhead Drive.
  20. Proceed up the hill and just past The Aspens turn right at Greystone Lodge onto Spearhead Place.
  21. The Woodrun Lodge is located straight ahead at 4910 Spearhead Place.
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