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

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Fly from Vancouver, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Canmore, AB - Coast Canmore Hotel

$153 - $454

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Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Canmore, AB Vancouver -Calgary

$95 - $120

2 alternative options

Bus to Abbotsford, fly, bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Calgary (YYC) YXX - YYC
  3. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Canmore, AB - Coast Canmore Hotel

$158 - $470

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Canmore 548.1 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Canmore is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Canmore is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $600 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Canmore, AB. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Canmore is 588 km. The road distance is 877 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Canmore without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 55 min and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Vancouver to Canmore, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Canmore bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Vancouver to Canmore bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Canmore, AB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Canmore is 877 km. It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to drive from Vancouver to Canmore.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Canmore.
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  • Distance: 367.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Canmore, AB, Canada?

Rider Express operates a bus from Vancouver to Canmore once a week. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Abbotsford to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Calgary International Airport, AB to Canmore, AB - Coast Canmore Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Abbotsford Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Canmore, AB
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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Air Transat, Sunwing Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Canmore. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $3 - $5.

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