There are 9 ways to get from Vancouver to Waterloo by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Kitchener  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kitchener (YKF) YVR - YKF

$228 - $673

Cheapest option

Fly to Hamilton, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Hamilton (YHM) YVR - YHM
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University

$197 - $824

7 alternative options

Fly to Toronto, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto (YYZ) YVR - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$207 - $727

Fly to London, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to London (YXU) YVR - YXU
  2. Take the train from London to Kitchener

$221 - $757

Fly to Toronto Island, train  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YVR - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener

$306 - $1,207

Train Amtrak  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Windsor to London
  5. Take the train from London to Kitchener

$394 - $1,158

Bus  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kitchener, ON

$236 - $568

Train  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Kitchener VIA Rail

$310 - $1,082

Drive  •  42 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Waterloo 2713 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Waterloo is to fly and train which costs $270 - $1,000 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Waterloo is to fly which costs $300 - $900 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Waterloo is 3287 km. The road distance is 4340.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Vancouver to Waterloo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Kitchener, ON via Calgary, AB and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 23 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Kitchener via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 12 h.

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What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Waterloo, ON, Canada?

WestJet, Air Transat and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Waterloo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Waterloo via Everett Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and London in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Winnipeg, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Calgary, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto Island via Victoria, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Prince George, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Kelowna, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Kitchener via Victoria, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Hamilton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to London
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to London via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from London to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Train from Windsor to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$280 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$700 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
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
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$230 - $320
Standard Fare
$280 - $410
Refundable
$310 - $440
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kitchener, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35

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