There are 7 ways to get from Vancouver to Kirkland by bus, train, car or plane

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

Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak 8948

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Seattle Lake Union SPB, line 255 bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Seattle Lake Union SPB (LKE) CXH - LKE
  2. Take the line 255 bus from 9th Ave & Pine St to Market St & 8th Ave

$28 - $211

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Amtrak Cascades

$41 - $84

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa 1429 / ...

$29 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kirkland 136.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Vancouver to Seattle, line 255 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Seattle (SEA) YVR - SEA
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave

$102 - $296

Fly Bellingham to Seattle, line 255 bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Seattle (SEA) BLI - SEA
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave

$119 - $227

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Kirkland is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Kirkland is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Kirkland. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Market St & 8th Ave via Intl District Stn & S Jackson St - 5th Avenue S - Bay A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Kirkland is 187 km. The road distance is 218.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kirkland without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Vancouver to Kirkland, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Kirkland bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kirkland is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Kirkland.
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  • Distance: 116.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Kirkland, WA, USA?

Amtrak Thruway operates a bus from Vancouver to Kirkland 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Vancouver to Kirkland twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Kenmore Air
Website
kenmoreair.com
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Seattle Lake Union SPB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$22 - $210
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station 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
Bus operators
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
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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 Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
King County Metro
Phone
+1 206-553-3000
Website
kingcounty.gov
Bus from Univ St Stn & 3rd Av - Seneca Or University Street - Bay A to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov
Bus from 9th Ave & Pine St to Market St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kingcounty.gov

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