There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat by plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Medicine Hat (YXH) YVR - YXH

$179 - $582

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Bus  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB 5000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Medicine Hat, AB 5150

$77 - $187

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Bus, J&L Shuttle Service  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Lethbridge, AB 5010
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lethbridge to Medicine Hat, AB

$116 - $210

Drive  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Medicine Hat 793.2 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 14 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Medicine Hat. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Medicine Hat, AB via Calgary, AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 45 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Medicine Hat is 899 km. The road distance is 1269.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 45 min and costs $95 - $250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Medicine Hat bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs $230 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $250 and takes 20 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Medicine Hat Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Vancouver to Medicine Hat bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Medicine Hat, AB station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Medicine Hat.
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  • Distance: 562 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Medicine Hat, AB, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Medicine Hat hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Calgary, AB in around 20 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Cranbrook, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Calgary
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Medicine Hat via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Bus operators
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
15 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $100
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Medicine Hat, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Lethbridge, AB
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$65 - $100
Online Fare
$90 - $130
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $180
J&L Shuttle Service
Phone
1-877-217-5577
Website
jandlshuttle.com
Shuttle from Lethbridge to Medicine Hat, AB
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
jandlshuttle.com

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Medicine Hat is 1 h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 2:13 AM in Vancouver and 3:13 AM in Medicine Hat.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Medicine Hat is 1269 km. It takes approximately 14 h 44 min to drive from Vancouver to Medicine Hat.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Medicine Hat Airport.

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Book your Vancouver to Medicine Hat bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Medicine Hat. Prices start at $46 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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