There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Vancouver by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Vancouver (YVR) ORD - YVR

$182 - $555

Cheapest option

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Seattle, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Seattle (SEA) ORD - SEA
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$179 - $424

4 alternative options

Fly Chicago Midway to Seattle, train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Seattle (SEA) MDW - SEA
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$229 - $453

Train, bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the bus from Everett, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$285 - $834

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
  2. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT 933
  3. Take the bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
  4. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc

$325 - $590

Drive  •  35 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Vancouver 2251 miles

$290 - $440

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Vancouver, Bc via Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, Mt and Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Chicago and Vancouver is 1783 miles. The road distance is 2251 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Vancouver without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to get from Chicago to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Chicago to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Vancouver is to fly which takes 7 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 28 min.

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Chicago to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Vancouver, Bc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Vancouver is 2251 miles. It takes approximately 35 h 3 min to drive from Chicago to Vancouver.

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American Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 1783 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 39 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Vancouver, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Chicago to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Vancouver via Minneapolis, Mn, Minneapolis, MN, Missoula, MT, Missoula, Mt, and Seattle, Wa in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Seattle via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
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 Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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
Bus operators
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 Everett, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Chicago, Il to Minneapolis, Mn
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Missoula, MT
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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