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There are 7 ways to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver by plane, shuttle, bus, train 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.

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Fly to Vancouver  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Vancouver (YVR) MSP - YVR

$184 - $857

Cheapest option

Fly to Seattle, train  •  10 h 36 min

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

$169 - $432

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Fly to Bellingham, shuttle  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Bellingham (BLI) MSP - BLI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham Airport, WA to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels

$227 - $688

Fly to Abbotsford, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Abbotsford (YXX) MSP - YXX
  2. Take the bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station

$284 - $1,138

Train  •  41 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Everett Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$252 - $728

Bus  •  42 h 45 min

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

$288 - $477

Drive  •  28 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Vancouver 1804.7 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver is to fly and train which costs $160 - $440 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver is to fly which costs $180 - $900 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Vancouver, Bc via Missoula, Mt and Seattle, Wa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 45 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Vancouver is 1433 miles. The road distance is 1804.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver without a car is to train which takes 41 h 47 min and costs $250 - $750.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Vancouver bus services, operated by Jefferson Lines, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver is to fly which takes 6 h 44 min and costs $180 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 41 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs $280 - $480 and takes 42 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 57 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 1432.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Vancouver, Canada?

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minneapolis to Vancouver via Union Depot Station & Terminal, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, and Everett Amtrak in around 41 h 47 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Las Vegas, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,500
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Saskatoon, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Bellingham via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Vancouver via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$390 - $600
Business Coach Seat
$470 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,200
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
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Bellingham Airport, WA to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Abbotsford Airport to Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Missoula, Mt to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Vancouver is 1805 miles. It takes approximately 28 h 16 min to drive from Minneapolis to Vancouver.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18 min and costs $2 - $3.

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