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There are 10 ways to get from Vancouver to Salem by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Bus Boltbus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR Vancouver-Portland
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or 1431 / ...

$35 - $72

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Train, bus  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Portland Union Station Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or 1431 / ...

$68 - $172

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Salem, Or 1429

$35 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Salem 363.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Vancouver to Portland, bus  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Portland (PDX) YVR - PDX
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or

$130 - $326

Fly Vancouver to Eugene, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Eugene (EUG) YVR - EUG
  2. Take the train from Eugene Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station

$194 - $574

Train to Seattle, fly to Portland, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Portland (PDX) SEA - PDX
  3. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Salem, Or

$135 - $329

Fly Vancouver to Seattle, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Seattle (SEA) YVR - SEA
  2. Take the train from Tukwila Amtrak to Salem Amtrak Station

$143 - $410

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly to Eugene, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Eugene (EUG) BLI - EUG
  3. Take the train from Eugene Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station

$197 - $624

Train to Seattle, fly to Eugene, train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Eugene (EUG) SEA - EUG
  3. Take the train from Eugene Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station

$209 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Salem is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Salem is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $430 and takes 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vancouver, Bc and arriving at Salem, Or. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Salem is 483 km. The road distance is 581.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Salem without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 52 min and costs $45 - $95.

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It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to get from Vancouver to Salem, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Salem bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Portland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Vancouver to Salem bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Salem, Or station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Salem is 582 km. It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to drive from Vancouver to Salem.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Salem.
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  • Distance: 301.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 52 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Salem, OR, USA?

You can take a bus from Vancouver to Salem via Portland, OR and Portland, Or in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Eugene via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Vancouver to Eugene via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Bellingham to Eugene via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Bellingham to Eugene via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Seattle to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Seattle to Eugene via Portland
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Portland via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Eugene via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Eugene via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Seattle to Eugene
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Eugene via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Portland
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Bellingham to Eugene via Oakland
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Bellingham to Eugene via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Portland Union Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Eugene Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Tukwila Amtrak to Salem Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.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 Portland, Or to Salem, Or
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Salem, Or
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Oregon Point
Phone
+1 888-846-4183
Website
oregon-point.com
Bus from Portland Amtrak Station to Salem Amtrak Station Bus Platform
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
oregon-point.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Salem, OR
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
amtrak.com
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Delta offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Portland Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Salem. Prices start at $63 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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