There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Whittier by plane, bus, shuttle, train, car ferry or car

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Fly from Vancouver, bus  •  8 h 43 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

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Shuttle to Seattle, fly, bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) SEA - ANC
  3. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska

$242 - $489

2 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  3 days 15 h

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

$575 - $2,850

Drive  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Whittier 2269.9 miles

$300 - $440

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Whittier without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 3 days 15 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Vancouver to Whittier, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Anchorage Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Whittier is 1 h behind Vancouver. It is currently 4:35 PM in Vancouver and 3:35 PM in Whittier.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Whittier is 3632 km. It takes approximately 2 days 2 h to drive from Vancouver to Whittier.

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

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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 Whittier.
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  • Distance: 1281.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

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 Platform 1, 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 Platform 1, 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
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Anchorage
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
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
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
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Whittier
Ave. Duration
3 days 13 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$550 - $2,800
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$550 - $800
Vehicle
$1,900 - $2,800

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