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There are 10 ways to get from Vancouver to Hamilton 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.

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Fly Vancouver to Toronto, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ) YVR - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$180 - $663

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Fly Vancouver to Hamilton  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Hamilton (YHM) YVR - YHM

$186 - $857

Bus to Abbotsford, fly to Hamilton  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Hamilton (YHM) YXX - YHM

$336 - $1,533

Bus to Abbotsford, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Toronto (YYZ) YXX - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$230 - $839

Fly Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YVR - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$283 - $1,217

Fly Vancouver to Kitchener  •  10h 1m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kitchener (YKF) YVR - YKF

$221 - $696

Train  •  2 days 11h

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

$402 - $1,119

Bus  •  3 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Champaign, IL
  4. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  5. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On

$333 - $731

Train, bus  •  3 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus 16

$434 - $702

Drive  •  43h 4m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Hamilton 2723.2 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $900 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $900 and takes 7h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Hamilton, On via Portland, Or, Denver, CO, Champaign, Il and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Hamilton is 3346 km. The road distance is 4357.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 1h and costs $430 - $1,000.

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

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Vancouver to Hamilton bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Hamilton is to fly which takes 7h 59m and costs $240 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 11h, you could also bus, which costs $430 - $1,000 and takes 3 days 1h.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 20m.

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Vancouver to Hamilton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hamilton, On station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 2091 miles
  • Duration: 7h

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

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

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Victoria, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Calgary, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Edmonton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Abbotsford to Hamilton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Abbotsford to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Abbotsford to Hamilton via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Abbotsford to Toronto via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44h 16m
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 Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
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
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Hamilton GO Centre Bus
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Boltbus
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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Chicago, Il to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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Hamilton is 3h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 11:07 PM in Vancouver and 2:07 AM in Hamilton.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Hamilton is 4357 km. It takes approximately 43h 4m to drive from Vancouver to Hamilton.

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

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There are 67+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18m and costs $3 - $5.

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