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There are 10 ways to get from Vancouver to Kitchener by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Vancouver to Kitchener  •  8h 6m

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

$223 - $694

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Fly Vancouver to Toronto, bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ) YVR - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$183 - $677

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Bus to Abbotsford, fly to Toronto, bus  •  9h 6m

  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 Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$233 - $853

Fly Vancouver to Hamilton, bus  •  10h 34m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Hamilton (YHM) YVR - YHM
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Kitchener, ON

$193 - $872

Bus to Abbotsford, fly to Hamilton, bus  •  9h 45m

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

$343 - $1,548

Fly Vancouver to London, train  •  11h 38m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to London (YXU) YVR - YXU
  2. Take the train from London to Kitchener

$234 - $790

Train  •  2 days 12h

  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 Port Huron Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Sarnia to Kitchener

$393 - $1,118

Bus  •  3 days 3h

  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 London, On
  6. Take the bus from London, ON - 101 York St to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$333 - $734

Train, bus  •  3 days 23h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West 5685 / ...

$437 - $716

Drive  •  42h 51m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kitchener 2706.7 miles

$350 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Kitchener is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $900 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Kitchener is to fly which costs $290 - $950 and takes 8h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Kitchener. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West via Portland, Or, Denver, CO, Champaign, Il, Chicago, Il and London, ON - 101 York St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Kitchener is 3289 km. The road distance is 4330.8 km.

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

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Vancouver to Kitchener, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kitchener is to fly which takes 8h 6m and costs $290 - $950. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,500 and takes 2 days 12h, you could also bus, which costs $430 - $1,000 and takes 3 days 3h.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Kitchener Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 34m and has one stopover.

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Vancouver to Kitchener bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Kitchener.
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  • Distance: 2055.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 6m

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

WestJet flies from Vancouver to Kitchener 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Kitchener via Everett Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Port Huron Amtrak Station, and Sarnia in around 2 days 12h.

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 Abbotsford to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 Vancouver to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to London via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to London via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to London via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to London via Kelowna, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 Abbotsford to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $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 Vancouver to London via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from London to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from Sarnia to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
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
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
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 Port Huron Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$10 - $15
Refundable
$28 - $30
Standard Fare
$20 - $23
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
International
$35 - $50
Bus from London, ON - 101 York St to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$10 - $14
Refundable
$27 - $30
Standard Fare
$20 - $23
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
International
$35 - $50
Bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$10 - $15
Refundable
$28 - $31
Standard Fare
$21 - $24
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $24
International
$35 - $50
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
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Kitchener, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Book at
megabus.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 London, On
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Kitchener is 3h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 12:31 AM in Vancouver and 3:31 AM in Kitchener.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Kitchener is 4331 km. It takes approximately 42h 51m to drive from Vancouver to Kitchener.

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WestJet offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Kitchener Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Kitchener. Prices start at $58 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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