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There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar by plane, bus, train 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 to Trail  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Trail (YZZ) YVR - YZZ

$182 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC Vancouver
  2. Take the bus from Kelowna to Castlegar

$104 - $127

3 alternative options

Fly to Castlegar  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Castlegar (YCG) YVR - YCG

$151 - $487

Train, Amtrak Thruway, drive  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
  4. Drive from Colville, WA to Castlegar

$113 - $307

Drive  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar 393 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar is to fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Castlegar is 401 km. The road distance is 628.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 40 min and costs $130 - $170.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar is to fly which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $230 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $170 and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Trail Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar is 629 km. It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Trail Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Castlegar. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar.
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  • Distance: 250.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Castlegar, BC, Canada?

Pacific Coastal Airlines flies from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Castlegar via Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 2, Granville Station Platform 2, Main Street-Science World Station Platform 2, Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station, Kelowna, BC, Leon at Richter, Orchard Park Exchange Bay A, Kelowna, Castlegar, and 6th at 20th St in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Trail
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kelowna, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Silver City Stagelines
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Kelowna to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
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 Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Schedules at
gold-line.us

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