There are 6 ways to get from Tacoma to Whistler by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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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Train, Express Bus to Whistler  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Tacoma Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop Vancouver to Whistler / ...

$59 - $152

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Bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to 4th Ave & Seneca St 594
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Whistler Village, BC

$29 - $89

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Bus, Express Bus to Whistler  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St 594
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
  3. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$44 - $112

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Whistler 252.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Vancouver, Express Bus to Whistler  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$116 - $349

Fly to Bellingham, shuttle, Express Bus to Whistler  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Bellingham (BLI) SEA - BLI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bellingham Airport, WA to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels
  3. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$136 - $284

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tacoma to Whistler. However, there are services departing from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D and arriving at Whistler Gate Loop via Seattle, Wa, Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave and Burrard Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Tacoma and Whistler is 200 miles. The road distance is 252.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Whistler without a car is to train and Express Bus to Whistler which takes 8 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 9 min to get from Tacoma to Whistler, including transfers.

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Tacoma to Whistler bus services, operated by Sound Transit, depart from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D station.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Tacoma to Whistler bus services, operated by Epic Rides, arrive at Whistler Gate Loop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tacoma to Whistler is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to drive from Tacoma to Whistler.

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

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There are 158+ hotels available in Whistler. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tacoma to Whistler.
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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 9 min

What companies run services between Tacoma, WA, USA and Whistler, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Tacoma to Whistler via Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St, Seattle, Wa, Vancouver, Bc, Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave, Westbound W Pender St @ Burrard St, and Burrard Station in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
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 Tacoma Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Bus operators
Epic Rides
Phone
604 349 1234
Email
Abeer@EpicRides.ca
Website
epicrides.ca
Bus from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
epicrides.ca
Pacific Coach
Website
pacificcoach.com
Bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Whistler Village - Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcoach.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to Bus Wy & Royal Brougham St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to 4th Ave & Seneca St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
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 Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Boltbus
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Whistler Village, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
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
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