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

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Fly Kitchener to Vancouver  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Kitchener (YKF) to Vancouver (YVR) YKF - YVR

$223 - $689

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Bus to Hamilton, fly to Vancouver  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Kitchener, ON to Hamilton GO Centre
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Vancouver (YVR) YHM - YVR

$190 - $867

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Train to Toronto, fly to Vancouver  •  8 h 13 min

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

$199 - $729

Fly Kitchener to Abbotsford  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Kitchener (YKF) to Abbotsford (YXX) YKF - YXX

$498 - $1,744

Train to London, fly to Vancouver  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to London
  2. Fly from London (YXU) to Vancouver (YVR) YXU - YVR

$220 - $773

Train Amtrak  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to London
  2. Take the train from London to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$394 - $1,164

Bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Kitchener Bus Terminal to Bramalea GO 30
  2. Take the bus from Yorkdale, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  4. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

$233 - $587

Train  •  4 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Kitchener to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$315 - $1,169

Drive  •  42 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Kitchener to Vancouver 2719.3 miles

$360 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kitchener to Vancouver is to train and fly which costs $250 - $950 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kitchener to Vancouver is to fly which costs $280 - $900 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kitchener to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Kitchener Bus Terminal and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Bramalea GO, Yorkdale, ON, Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Kitchener to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Kitchener and arriving at Vancouver via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 1 h.

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The distance between Kitchener and Vancouver is 3289 km. The road distance is 4350.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kitchener to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 20 h and costs $300 - $800.

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

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Kitchener to Vancouver bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Kitchener Bus Terminal station.

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Kitchener to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Kitchener station.

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The best way to get from Kitchener to Vancouver is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs $280 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 11 h, you could also bus, which costs $300 - $800 and takes 2 days 20 h.

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Map of how to get from Kitchener to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2055.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Kitchener, ON, Canada and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

WestJet flies from Kitchener to Vancouver 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kitchener to Vancouver via London, Windsor, Detroit Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from London to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from London to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from London to Vancouver via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Kitchener to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Kitchener to Vancouver via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Kitchener to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Flights from London to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from London to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from London to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from London to Vancouver via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Kitchener to Abbotsford via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Kitchener to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Kitchener to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from London to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kitchener, ON to Hamilton GO Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Book at
megabus.ca
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Kitchener Bus Terminal to Bramalea GO
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Yorkdale, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
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
$100 - $150

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There is no direct flight from Kitchener Airport to Vancouver Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Vancouver is 3 h behind Kitchener. It is currently 9:27 AM in Kitchener and 6:27 AM in Vancouver.

Kitchener to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Vancouver station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kitchener to Vancouver is 4351 km. It takes approximately 42 h 48 min to drive from Kitchener to Vancouver.

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WestJet offers flights from Kitchener Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 595+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kitchener to Kitchener Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs $40 - $50.

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