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Recommended option

Fly Vancouver to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. YVR - YYZ

$186 - $657

8 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Hamilton  •  7 h 12 min

  1. YVR - YHM

$187 - $809

Fly Vancouver to Kitchener  •  9 h 40 min

  1. YVR - YKF

$226 - $675

Fly Vancouver to Toronto Island, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. YVR - YTZ

$289 - $1,147

Fly Abbotsford to Toronto, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. YXX - YYZ

$211 - $814

Train  •  2 days 11 h

$382 - $1,129

Bus  •  2 days 22 h

  1. 16

$235 - $565

Train, bus  •  3 days 11 h

  1. VIA Rail
  2. 16

$302 - $1,052

Drive  •  43 h 4 min

  1. 2723.2 miles

$360 - $550

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

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Vancouver to Hamilton every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Hamilton via Everett Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, Aldershot, and Aldershot GO Bus in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Prince George, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Fort St John, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Calgary, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Victoria, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Edmonton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
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 to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Once 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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $210
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Bus operators
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
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
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$55 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $140
Refundable
$100 - $150
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $260
Online Fare
$240 - $330
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$320 - $460

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Hamilton is 3346 km. The road distance is 4357 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $850 and takes 7 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Hamilton is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs $230 - $850.

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. via Calgary, AB, Bay St At Dundas St West and Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Vancouver to Hamilton, including transfers.