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

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Fly from Vancouver  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Calgary (YYC) YVR - YYC

$150 - $446

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Bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Canmore 5000 / ...

$45 - $120

2 alternative options

Subway, line 503 bus to Abbotsford, fly  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the subway from Granville Station Platform 2 to Surrey Central Station Platform 2
  2. Take the line 503 bus from Surrey Central Station @ Bay 6 to Northbound 272 St @ Fraser Hwy
  3. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Calgary (YYC) YXX - YYC

$134 - $444

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 bus which costs $60 - $160 and takes 14 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Canmore is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Canmore. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 10 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 14 h 10 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Vancouver to Canmore, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Canmore is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $190 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 14 h 10 min.

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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 Greyhound Canada, arrive at Canmore 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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Air Transat, Flair Airlines, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Calgary Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Canmore.
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  • Distance: 367.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

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

WestJet, Air Canada and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Canmore hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver to Canmore twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 14 h 10 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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flair Airlines
Website
flairair.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Calgary
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from Granville Station Platform 2 to Surrey Central Station Platform 2
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Surrey Central Station @ Bay 6 to Northbound 272 St @ Fraser Hwy
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
translink.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Canmore
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130

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