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There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Castlegar by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Trail  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Trail (YZZ) YVR - YZZ

$182 - $436

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Bus  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Castlegar, BC 5010

$40 - $100

3 alternative options

Fly to Castlegar  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Castlegar (YCG) YVR - YCG

$140 - $490

Fly to Penticton, drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Penticton (YYF) YVR - YYF
  2. Drive from Penticton to Castlegar

$118 - $399

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Castlegar 387.8 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Castlegar is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Castlegar is to fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Castlegar. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at 10th St at 7th via Columbia at 23rd St and 6th at 20th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 52 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Castlegar is 395 km. The road distance is 620.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Castlegar without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 52 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Vancouver to Castlegar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Castlegar is to fly which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $230 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 13 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Trail Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Vancouver to Castlegar bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Castlegar, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Castlegar.
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  • Distance: 247.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Castlegar, BC, Canada?

Pacific Coastal Airlines flies from Vancouver to Castlegar twice daily. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Vancouver to Castlegar once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Castlegar
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Penticton
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Trail
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Castlegar, BC
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Castlegar is 621 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Vancouver to Castlegar.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Trail Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Castlegar. Prices start at $61 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 .

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