There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to McBride by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Prince George (YXS) YVR - YXS
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to McBride

$162 - $767

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Train  •  22 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Jasper to McBride VIA Rail

$99 - $319

2 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Valemount, BC
  3. Take the bus from Valemount to McBride

Drive  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to McBride 473 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to McBride is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to McBride is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to McBride. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at McBride via Kamloops, BC and Valemount. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to McBride. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at McBride via Jasper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 59 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and McBride is 495 km. The road distance is 756.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to McBride without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Vancouver to McBride, including transfers.

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Vancouver to McBride bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver station.

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Vancouver to McBride train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Vancouver station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to McBride is to bus which takes 11 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $420 and takes 22 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to McBride.
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  • Distance: 309.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and McBride, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Vancouver to McBride via Kamloops, Kamloops, BC, Valemount, BC, and Valemount in around 11 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to McBride via Jasper in around 22 h 59 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George via Kamloops
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $250
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $440
Train from Jasper to McBride
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to McBride
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Valemount to McBride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Kamloops, BC to Valemount, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65

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

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Vancouver to McBride bus services, operated by BC Bus North, arrive at McBride station.

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Vancouver to McBride train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at McBride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to McBride is 757 km. It takes approximately 9 h 13 min to drive from Vancouver to McBride.

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Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Prince George Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in McBride. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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