There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Winnipeg by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Winnipeg (YWG) YVR - YWG

$138 - $354

Cheapest option

Bus  •  38 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB 5000 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Winnipeg, MB 5150

$132 - $311

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Winnipeg VIA Rail

$170 - $650

Drive  •  27 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Winnipeg 1435.7 miles

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Winnipeg is to bus which costs $170 - $410 and takes 38 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Winnipeg is to fly which costs $170 - $460 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Winnipeg. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Southbound Vaughan at Portage North via Calgary, AB and Southbound Wellington at Greyhound Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vancouver and arriving at Winnipeg. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Winnipeg is 1865 km. The road distance is 2297.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Winnipeg without a car is to bus which takes 38 h 24 min and costs $170 - $410.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Vancouver to Winnipeg, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Winnipeg bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Winnipeg.
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  • Distance: 1165.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Winnipeg, MB, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Winnipeg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Winnipeg via Calgary, AB, Winnipeg, MB, and Southbound Wellington at Greyhound Terminal in around 38 h 24 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Winnipeg via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$170 - $240
Economy
$320 - $440
Economy Plus
$440 - $650
Business
$470 - $700
Business Plus/Sleeper
$850 - $1,200
Bus operators
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
15 h 25 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 Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$75 - $110
Online Fare
$100 - $140
Standard Fare
$120 - $180
Refundable
$130 - $200

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