There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to Saint John by plane, bus, train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to St John  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to St John (YSJ) YVR - YSJ

$363 - $1,085

Cheapest option

Fly to Fredericton, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Fredericton (YFC) YVR - YFC
  2. Take the bus from Fredericton Airport to Saint John, NB

$266 - $452

4 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
  4. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Bangor, ME
  5. Take the bus from Bangor, ME to Perry, ME
  6. Drive from Perry, ME to Saint John

$487 - $1,352

Bus, drive  •  3 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
  2. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON
  4. Drive from Kingston, ON to Rockland, ME
  5. Take the bus from Rockland, ME to Orono, ME / UMaine
  6. Take the bus from Bangor Airport to Perry, ME
  7. Drive from Perry, ME to Saint John

$389 - $800

Train, drive, car ferry  •  4 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  2. Drive from Queens Quay West At Bay St East Side to Portland, ME
  3. Take the car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
  4. Drive from Yarmouth to Digby
  5. Take the car ferry from Digby to Saint John, NB

$499 - $1,421

Drive  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Saint John 3647 miles

$480 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Saint John is to fly and bus which costs $340 - $600 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Saint John is to fly which costs $470 - $1,500 and takes 8 h 49 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Saint John is 4224 km. The road distance is 5835.2 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Vancouver to Saint John, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to St John Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 8 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Saint John is 5835 km. It takes approximately 2 days 10 h to drive from Vancouver to Saint John.

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Air Canada offers flights from Vancouver Airport to St John Airport.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Saint John. Prices start at $72 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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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Saint John.
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  • Distance: 2639.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Saint John, NB, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Vancouver to Saint John every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Toronto, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Winnipeg, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Edmonton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to St John via Victoria, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Boston, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Edmonton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Ottawa, Halifax
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $240
Train from Everett Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Bus operators
Concord Coach Lines
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor, ME to Perry, ME
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
Bus from Bangor Airport to Perry, ME
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $28
Schedules at
westbusservice.com
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 Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$240 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60
Ferry operators
Northumberland Ferries
Phone
+1 877-762-7245
Website
ferries.ca
Car ferry from Portland, ME to Yarmouth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$80
Adult Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$107
Vehicle Off-Peak
$149
Vehicle Peak (July1 - Sept14)
$199
Car ferry from Digby to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Schedules at
ferries.ca
Book at
ferries.ca
Adult Off-Peak
$30
Adult Peak (May 13 - October 13)
$38
Vehicle Off-Peak
$86
Vehicle Peak (May 13 - October 13)
$90

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