There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Whittier by plane, bus, car, train or car ferry

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 Vancouver to Anchorage, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Anchorage (ANC) YVR - ANC
  2. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska

$266 - $563

Cheapest option

Fly Seattle to Anchorage, bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) SEA - ANC
  2. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska

$242 - $489

3 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Kenai, bus, drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Kenai (ENA) YVR - ENA
  2. Take the bus from Soldotna Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce to Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s
  3. Drive from Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s to Whittier

$420 - $1,278

Train, car ferry  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier

$575 - $2,850

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Whittier 2269.9 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Whittier is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $650 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Whittier is to fly and bus which costs $350 - $750 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Whittier is 2051 km. The road distance is 3631.9 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Vancouver to Whittier, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Whittier. However, you can take the subway to Yvr-Airport Station, take the walk to Vancouver airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Anchorage, AK - Airport, then take the bus to Whittier. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Bridgeport Station, take the walk to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond, take the shuttle to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Anchorage, AK - Airport, then take the bus to Whittier.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Vancouver to Kenai via Anchorage
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,400
Flights from Vancouver to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $2,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak 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
Bus operators
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Stage Line in Homer
Website
stagelineinhomer.com
Bus from Soldotna Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce to Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
stagelineinhomer.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
Ave. Duration
4 days 12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$550 - $800
Vehicle
$1,900 - $2,800

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