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There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Salmon Arm, BC Vancouver -Calgary

$138 - $174

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake 286.4 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Kamloops, drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kamloops (YKA) YVR - YKA
  2. Drive from Sun Peaks to Shuswap Lake

$160 - $546

Fly to Kelowna, bus, taxi  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kelowna (YLW) YVR - YLW
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Exchange Bay E to Mill at George
  3. Take a taxi from Mill at George to Shuswap Lake

$186 - $466

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Shuswap Lake is 339 km. The road distance is 458.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 23 min and costs $180 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Shuswap Lake is 458 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake.

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Air Canada offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Shuswap Lake. Prices start at $77 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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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake.
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  • Distance: 212 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Shuswap Lake, BC, Canada?

Rider Express operates a bus from Vancouver to Shuswap Lake once a week. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kelowna via Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Salmon Arm, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
BC Transit - Vernon Regional Transit System
Phone
+1 250-545-7221
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Downtown Exchange Bay E to Mill at George
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mill at George to Shuswap Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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