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There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Saint John by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Saint John  •  9 h

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

$359 - $1,135

Cheapest option

Fly to Fredericton, bus  •  10 h 42 min

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

$268 - $460

3 alternative options

Bus, train, drive  •  3 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Boston South Station
  4. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Bangor, Me
  5. Take the bus from Bangor Airport to Perry, ME
  6. Drive from Perry, ME to Saint John

$487 - $1,362

Train, bus  •  5 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Montréal
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Moncton
  4. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB

$643 - $1,091

Drive  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Saint John 3647 miles

$480 - $700

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Saint John is to fly and bus which costs $350 - $600 and takes 10 h 42 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 9 h.

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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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The best way to get from Vancouver to Saint John without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 days 0 h and costs $800 - $1,500.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Vancouver to Saint John, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Vancouver Airport to Saint John Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 19 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 Saint John Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Saint John. 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 $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Saint John.
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  • Distance: 2639.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

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

Air Canada flies from Vancouver to Saint John hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Nanaimo, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Victoria, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Calgary, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Saint John via Kelowna, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via 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 Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Victoria, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Montreal, Halifax
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Nanaimo, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Calgary, Montreal
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Edmonton, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Fredericton via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
When
Friday
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Everett Amtrak Station 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 21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Montréal to Moncton
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$95 - $120
Economy
$120 - $170
EconomyPlus
$150 - $220
Business
$220 - $300
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Fredericton Airport to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Book at
maritimebus.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Saint John, NB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
maritimebus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Everett, Wa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Bangor, Me
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
West Transportation
Phone
1-800-596-2823
Email
info@westbusservice.com
Website
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

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