There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Los Angeles to Vancouver  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Vancouver (YVR) LAX - YVR

$101 - $368

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Fly Los Angeles to Bellingham, shuttle  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bellingham (BLI) LAX - BLI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham Airport, WA to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond

$119 - $298

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Vancouver  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Vancouver (YVR) SNA - YVR

$145 - $465

Train to San Diego, fly to Vancouver  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Vancouver (YVR) SAN - YVR

$155 - $727

Bus  •  32 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$120 - $310

Train  •  38 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$212 - $599

Drive  •  21 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Vancouver 1284.6 miles

$170 - $250

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Vancouver, Bc. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Vancouver station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station via Seattle King Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 46 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Vancouver is 1086 miles. The road distance is 1284.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 32 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 38 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 1085.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and four other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Vancouver every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $120 - $310 and the journey takes 32 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Santa Ana to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
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
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Bellingham Airport, WA to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
32 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Vancouver is 1285 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 48 min to drive from Los Angeles to Vancouver.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, WestJet and three other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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