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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  •  8h 26m

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

$62 - $120

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Bus, Express Bus to Whistler  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to 4th Ave S & Jackson St 594
  2. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  3. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$52 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Tacoma, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver City Centre, BC to Whistler Gate Loop Vancouver City Centre

$71 - $103

Drive  •  4h 56m

  1. Drive from Tacoma to Whistler 252.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Vancouver, Express Bus to Whistler  •  6h 13m

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

$119 - $317

Fly to Bellingham, shuttle, Express Bus to Whistler  •  8h 31m

  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

$137 - $248

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The cheapest way to get from Tacoma to Whistler is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Tacoma to Whistler is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 56m.

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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 - Amtrak, Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave and Burrard Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 44m.

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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 8h 26m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 8h 26m 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 55m.

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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 4h 56m to drive from Tacoma to Whistler.

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  • Distance: 200.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 26m

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

You can take a bus from Tacoma to Whistler via 4th Ave S & Jackson St, Seattle, WA - Amtrak, Vancouver, BC, Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave, Westbound W Pender St @ Burrard St, and Burrard Station in around 8h 44m.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Seattle to Bellingham
Ave. Duration
47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
58m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tacoma Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
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
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
epicrides.ca
YVR Skylynx
Phone
+1 604-326-1616
Email
info@YVRSkylynx.com
Website
yvrskylynx.com
Bus from Vancouver City Center to Whistler
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
yvrskylynx.com
Bus from Vancouver City Centre, BC to Whistler Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
yvrskylynx.com
Book at
yvrskylynx.com
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from Commerce St Transfer Area - Zone D to 4th Ave S & Jackson St
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.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 Tacoma, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Bellingham Airport, WA to Vancouver, BC - Vancouver Hotels
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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

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There are 237+ hotels available in Whistler. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tacoma to Seattle Airport is to line 574 bus which takes 42m and costs $2 - $4.

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