There are 6 ways to get from Toronto to Vancouver by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Toronto  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Vancouver (YVR) YYZ - YVR

$174 - $659

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Bus to Hamilton, fly  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Vancouver (YVR) YHM - YVR

$190 - $861

Train Amtrak  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Vancouver Pacific Central Station

$382 - $1,133

Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  2. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
  3. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC

$228 - $555

Train  •  3 days 23 h

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$290 - $1,100

Drive  •  43 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Vancouver 2775.3 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Vancouver is to fly which costs $220 - $900 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Vancouver is to fly which costs $220 - $900 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Vancouver. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Vancouver, BC via Winnipeg, MB and Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto and arriving at Vancouver. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 days 23 h.

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The distance between Toronto and Vancouver is 3359 km. The road distance is 4440.5 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 17 h and costs $290 - $750.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Toronto to Vancouver, including transfers.

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Toronto to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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Toronto to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Vancouver is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $220 - $900. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $490 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 11 h, you could also bus, which costs $290 - $750 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 2099.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Vancouver, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Vancouver hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Vancouver via Windsor, Detroit Amtrak, Chicago Union Station, and Everett Amtrak in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Hamilton to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
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 Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $170
Refundable
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 48 min.

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Toronto to Vancouver bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Vancouver is 3 h behind Toronto. It is currently 11:26 PM in Toronto and 8:26 PM in Vancouver.

Toronto to Vancouver train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Vancouver station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Vancouver is 4440 km. It takes approximately 43 h 45 min to drive from Toronto to Vancouver.

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Air Transat, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 595+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

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