There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Vancouver by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Buffalo to Vancouver  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Vancouver (YVR) BUF - YVR

$252 - $816

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Train to Toronto, fly to Vancouver  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Vancouver (YVR) YYZ - YVR

$194 - $754

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Thru-Bus to Hamilton, fly to Vancouver  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Vancouver (YVR) YHM - YVR

$195 - $883

Train to Toronto, fly to Abbotsford  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Abbotsford (YXX) YYZ - YXX

$229 - $909

Thru-Bus to Hamilton, fly to Abbotsford  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Abbotsford (YXX) YHM - YXX

$410 - $1,538

Train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$384 - $1,143

Bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

$235 - $605

Bus, train  •  4 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$308 - $1,148

Drive  •  43 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Vancouver 2784.1 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Vancouver station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station and Everett Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Buffalo and Vancouver is 2146 miles. The road distance is 2784.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Vancouver without a car is to train which takes 2 days 13 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 53 min to get from Buffalo to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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Buffalo to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Vancouver is to fly which takes 9 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 13 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 22 h.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Vancouver Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 16 min and has one stopover.

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Buffalo to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2146.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 53 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Vancouver via Buffalo, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Kelowna
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary, Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
10 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Hamilton to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Detroit, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Vancouver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Toronto to Abbotsford via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$170 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $100
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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Vancouver is 3 h behind Buffalo. It is currently 8:33 PM in Buffalo and 5:33 PM in Vancouver.

Buffalo to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Vancouver is 2784 miles. It takes approximately 43 h 53 min to drive from Buffalo to Vancouver.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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