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There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver to Invermere by train, bus, car, car ferry, plane or shuttle

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Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway, drive, bus, car ferry  •  23h 13m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
  3. Drive from Colville, WA to Trail
  4. Take the bus from Trail to Nelson
  5. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to A Ave 76
  6. Take the car ferry from Balfour, BC to Kootenay Bay, BC
  7. Drive from Kootenay Bay, BC to Invermere

Cheapest option

Fly to Kalispell, drive  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Kalispell (FCA) PDX - FCA
  2. Drive from Kalispell to Invermere

$192 - $1,862

6 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  23h 4m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Banff, AB
  4. Drive from Banff, AB to Invermere

$232 - $309

Bus, drive  •  24h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops, BC to Banff, AB
  4. Drive from Banff, AB to Invermere

$203 - $286

Drive  •  11h 53m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Invermere 620.1 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Cranbrook, drive  •  9h 59m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Cranbrook (YXC) PDX - YXC
  2. Drive from Cranbrook to Invermere

$212 - $1,429

Fly to Calgary, shuttle, drive  •  9h 47m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Calgary (YYC) PDX - YYC
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Calgary International Airport to Canmore, BC
  3. Drive from Canmore, BC to Invermere

$281 - $450

Fly to Castlegar, bus, car ferry, drive  •  17h 37m

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Castlegar (YCG) PDX - YCG
  2. Take the bus from Ward St at Baker St to A Ave
  3. Take the car ferry from Balfour, BC to Kootenay Bay, BC
  4. Drive from Kootenay Bay, BC to Invermere

$266 - $920

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Invermere is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Invermere is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $1,500 and takes 8h 18m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Invermere is 457 miles. The road distance is 620.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 23h 13m to get from Vancouver to Invermere, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Cranbrook Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 52m and has one stopover.

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Invermere is 1h ahead of Vancouver. It is currently 9:15 AM in Vancouver and 10:15 AM in Invermere.

Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Invermere is 620 miles. It takes approximately 11h 53m to drive from Vancouver to Invermere.

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WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Portland Airport to Cranbrook Airport.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Invermere. Prices start at $90 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Invermere.
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  • Distance: 457 miles
  • Duration: 23h 13m

What companies run services between Vancouver, WA, USA and Invermere, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Invermere. However, you can take the train to Spokane Amtrak Station, take the walk to Spokane, WA, take the Amtrak Thruway to Colville, WA, take the drive to Trail, take the bus to Nelson, take the walk to Ward St at Baker St, take the bus to A Ave, take the drive to Balfour, BC, take the car ferry to Kootenay Bay, BC, then take the drive to Invermere. Alternatively, you can take the train to Vancouver Pacific Central Station, take the walk to Vancouver, BC, take the bus to Kamloops, BC, take the bus to Banff, AB, then take the drive to Invermere.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Cranbrook via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from Portland to Cranbrook via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Portland to Cranbrook via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
Flights from Portland to Cranbrook via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,100
Flights from Portland to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Portland to Castlegar via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Portland to Kalispell
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Portland to Kalispell via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Cranbrook via Seattle, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Calgary via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Amtrak Station to Spokane Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Vancouver Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Spokane, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Gold Line
Website
gold-line.us
Bus from Spokane Intermodal, WA to Colville, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Schedules at
gold-line.us
Silver City Stagelines
Website
fritztravels.com
Bus from Trail to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
fritztravels.com
BC Transit - West Kootenay Transit System
Phone
250-746-9899
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Ward St at Baker St to A Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
BC Transit - West Kootenay Transit System
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Kamloops, BC to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Boltbus
Banff Airporter
Phone
1-888-449-2901
Email
info@banffairporter.com
Website
banffairporter.com
Shuttle from Calgary International Airport to Canmore, BC
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
banffairporter.com
Book at
banffairporter.zaui.net
Ferry operators
Inland Ferries
Website
www2.gov.bc.ca
Car ferry from Balfour, BC to Kootenay Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
www2.gov.bc.ca

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