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There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to Puyallup by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak 8948
  2. Take the bus from 2nd Ave Ext & Jackson St S to Puyallup Station - Bay 3 578

$29 - $46

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Bus  •  6 h 54 min

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

$25 - $55

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the train from King Street Station to Puyallup Station Sounder Lakewood - Seattle

$40 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Puyallup 174.6 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from Vancouver, line 402 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Seattle (SEA) YVR - SEA
  2. Take the line 402 bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 5 to Meridian S & 6th Ave SW

$102 - $300

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Seattle (SEA) BLI - SEA

$120 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Puyallup is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Puyallup is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Puyallup station. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Puyallup Station - Bay 3 via 2nd Ave Ext & Jackson St S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver station to Puyallup station. However, there are services departing from Vancouver Pacific Central Station and arriving at Puyallup Station via King Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Puyallup is 238 km. The road distance is 279.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Puyallup without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Vancouver to Puyallup, including transfers.

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

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Vancouver to Puyallup train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Puyallup is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 5 h 8 min and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Puyallup.
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  • Distance: 148.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Vancouver to Puyallup via Seattle, WA - Amtrak and 2nd Ave Ext & Jackson St S in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Puyallup via Seattle King Street Station and King Street Station in around 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bellingham to Seattle
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
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 Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Sound Transit
Phone
+1 206-398-5000
Website
soundtransit.org
Bus from 2nd Ave Ext & Jackson St S to Puyallup Station - Bay 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
soundtransit.org
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Tacoma, Wa
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Pierce Transit
Phone
+1 253-581-8000
Website
piercetransit.org
Bus from Federal Way TC - Bay 5 to Meridian S & 6th Ave SW
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
piercetransit.org
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Vancouver to Puyallup bus services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Puyallup Station - Bay 3.

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Vancouver to Puyallup train services, operated by Sound Transit, arrive at Puyallup Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Puyallup is 279 km. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Vancouver to Puyallup.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Seattle Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Puyallup. Prices start at $74 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 $3 - $5.

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