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There are 7 ways to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) by plane, train, shuttle, 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 Portland to Vancouver  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Vancouver (YVR) PDX - YVR

$112 - $292

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC Portland-Vancouver

$29 - $53

5 alternative options

Train to Seattle, fly to Vancouver  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR

$138 - $383

Fly Portland to Bellingham, shuttle  •  6 h 58 min

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

$128 - $366

Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$61 - $154

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$40 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) 313.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to fly which costs $110 - $300 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Portland and Vancouver Airport (YVR) is 256 miles. The road distance is 313.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 27 min and costs $29 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $55 and takes 8 h 27 min, you could also train, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 8 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Portland Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR).

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

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There are 577+ hotels available in Vancouver Airport (YVR). Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR).
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  • Distance: 256.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta fly from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) every 2 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Portland to Vancouver Airport (YVR) twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Portland to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Portland to Bellingham via Redmond, Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Portland to Bellingham via Medford, Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Portland to Bellingham via Eugene, Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
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 Portland Union Station to Tukwila Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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