There are 8 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Vancouver by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly to Vancouver  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Vancouver (YVR) SLC - YVR

$152 - $422

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Bus via Portland, OR  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Portland, Or 1337
  2. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC Portland-Vancouver

$109 - $261

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Fly to Bellingham, shuttle  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Bellingham (BLI) SLC - BLI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham Airport, WA to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond

$186 - $732

Fly to Seattle, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Seattle (SEA) SLC - SEA
  2. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$160 - $352

Bus, train  •  26 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Portland, Or 1337
  2. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$140 - $361

Bus  •  27 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Portland, Or 1337
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$120 - $296

Train  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Sacramento Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
  3. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$247 - $689

Drive  •  16 h

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Vancouver 979.9 miles

$130 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salt Lake City to Vancouver station. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City Amtrak and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station via Sacramento Amtrak and Seattle King Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 40 min.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Vancouver is 806 miles. The road distance is 979.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Salt Lake City to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Salt Lake City to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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Salt Lake City to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salt Lake City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Vancouver is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 41 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 26 min.

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Salt Lake City to Vancouver bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 806.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salt Lake City to Vancouver via Portland, Or and Portland, OR in around 26 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Salt Lake City to Bellingham via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Bellingham via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Flights from Salt Lake City to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Salt Lake City to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Seattle via Pasco
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Seattle via Spokane
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Vancouver via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 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 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
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Sacramento Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Train from Sacramento Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Business Coach Seat
$230 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
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 Salt Lake City, Ut to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $220
Bus from Portland, Or to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
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

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Vancouver is 1 h behind Salt Lake City. It is currently 2:43 PM in Salt Lake City and 1:43 PM in Vancouver.

Salt Lake City to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Vancouver is 980 miles. It takes approximately 16 h to drive from Salt Lake City to Vancouver.

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United Airlines, Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Salt Lake City Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 25 min and costs .

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