There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver to Washington by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly Vancouver to Washington Dulles  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YVR - IAD

$180 - $332

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Fly Vancouver to Reagan Washington  •  9h 20m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YVR - DCA

$144 - $238

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Fly Vancouver to Baltimore, train  •  10h 32m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Baltimore (BWI) YVR - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$154 - $399

Shuttle to Bellingham, fly to Reagan Washington  •  11h 42m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
  2. Fly from Bellingham (BLI) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BLI - DCA

$364 - $1,368

Train  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Everett Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak

$303 - $447

Bus  •  3 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
  4. Take the bus from Frisco to Philadelphia, Pa
  5. Take the bus from Philadelphia Market Street to Washington DC

$351 - $512

Train, bus  •  4 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Washington Toronto

$452 - $722

Drive  •  46h 27m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Washington 2950.4 miles

$390 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Washington is to fly and train which costs $210 - $600 and takes 10h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Washington is to fly which costs $250 - $480 and takes 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Washington. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Washington DC via Portland, Or, Denver, Co, Frisco, Chestnut St & 11th St and Philadelphia Market Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 15h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Vancouver Pacific Central Station and arriving at FARRAGUT NORTH station via Everett Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station and ROCKVILLE station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Washington is 2370 miles. The road distance is 2950.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Washington without a car is to train which takes 2 days 18h and costs $430 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Vancouver to Washington, including transfers.

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

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Vancouver to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Washington, DC, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Vancouver to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Washington via Everett Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Rockville Amtrak, and ROCKVILLE station in around 2 days 18h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,100
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $2,000
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Kelowna, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Bellingham to Reagan Washington via Seattle, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Bellingham to Reagan Washington via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Bellingham to Reagan Washington via Seattle, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Bellingham to Reagan Washington via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Everett Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Everett Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$350 - $360
Economy
$390 - $550
EconomyPlus
$460 - $650
Business
$700 - $1,100
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Bellingham Airport, WA
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $190
Flexible
$190 - $280
Bus from Denver, Co to Frisco
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Frisco to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
41h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $240
Flexible
$250 - $360
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia Market Street to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Washington is to fly which takes 8h 17m and costs $250 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $430 - $650 and takes 2 days 18h, you could also bus, which costs $490 - $750 and takes 3 days 15h.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 4m.

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Vancouver to Washington bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Washington DC station.

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Vancouver to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Rockville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Washington is 2950 miles. It takes approximately 46h 27m to drive from Vancouver to Washington.

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Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 909+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $100 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 - $6.

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