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There are 7 ways to get from Kirkland to Vancouver by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Seattle to Vancouver

Train

  1. Take the train from Seattle to Vancouver

Bus via Seattle, WA - Convention centre

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Convention centre to Vancouver Waterfront Station, BC

Drive

  1. Drive from Kirkland to Vancouver

Line 255 bus to Seattle - Lake Union, fly to Vancouver Harbour

  1. Take the line 255 bus from Market St & 2nd St W to NE Campus Pkwy & University Way NE
  2. Take the plane from Seattle - Lake Union to Vancouver Harbour

Line 255 bus to Seattle, fly to Vancouver

  1. Take the line 255 bus from Market St & 2nd St W to Montlake Blvd NE & NE Pacific Pl - Bay 4
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR)

Fly Seattle to Bellingham, bus

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bellingham (BLI)
  2. Take the bus from Bellingham Airport to Vancouver, BC - Holiday Inn Downtown

Kirkland to Vancouver by bus

The bus journey time between Kirkland and Vancouver is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 240 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by King County Metro and Flixbus USA, the Kirkland to Vancouver bus service departs from Market St & 2nd St W and arrives in Vancouver. Typically nine buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Buses
5h 14m Average Duration
$20 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The most affordable way to get from Kirkland to Vancouver is to bus, which costs $15 - $55 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkland to Vancouver is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkland to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Market St & 2nd St W and arriving at Vancouver via Seattle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Kirkland and Vancouver is 190 km. The road distance is 224.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kirkland to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 5h 14m and costs $15 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Kirkland to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Kirkland to Vancouver bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Seattle station.

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The best way to get from Kirkland to Vancouver is to bus which takes 5h 14m and costs $15 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Kirkland to Vancouver bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Vancouver station.

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Map of how to get from Kirkland to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 190.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Kirkland, WA, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from Seattle to Vancouver once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $65 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Vancouver twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$250 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$23 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$16 - $23
Quick Shuttle
Phone
1.800.665.2122
Email
rez@quickcoach.com
Website
quickcoach.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Convention centre to Vancouver Waterfront Station, BC
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
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gotobus.com
Bus from Bellingham Airport to Vancouver, BC - Holiday Inn Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Market St & 2nd St W to NE Campus Pkwy & University Way NE
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $4
Website
King County Metro
Bus from Market St & 2nd St W to Montlake Blvd NE & NE Pacific Pl - Bay 4
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $4
Website
King County Metro
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Seattle - Lake Union to Vancouver Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$299
Schedules at
harbourair.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkland to Vancouver is 224 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Kirkland to Vancouver.

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Air Canada, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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