There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver to Sitka by plane, train or car ferry

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Fly from Vancouver  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Sitka (SIT) YVR - SIT

$271 - $970

Cheapest option

Fly from Seattle  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sitka (SIT) SEA - SIT

$229 - $441

1 alternative option

Train, car ferry  •  44 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Sitka

$431 - $2,045

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Sitka is to fly which costs $290 - $600 and takes 9 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Sitka is to fly which costs $350 - $1,300 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Sitka is 1187 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Sitka without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 44 h 38 min and costs $550 - $2,700.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Vancouver to Sitka, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Sitka Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 50 min and has two stopovers.

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Sitka is 1 h behind Vancouver. It is currently 8:37 AM in Vancouver and 7:37 AM in Sitka.

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

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There are six+ hotels available in Sitka. 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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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Sitka.
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  • Distance: 741.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Sitka, AK, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Air Canada and Delta fly from Vancouver to Sitka every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Sitka via Seattle, Ketchikan, Juneau
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Sitka via Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Sitka via Ketchikan, Juneau
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Seattle to Sitka via Juneau
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Juneau
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$350 - $500
Vehicle
$1,200 - $1,800
Car ferry from Juneau to Sitka
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170

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