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

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 Vancouver to Reagan Washington  •  9 h 29 min

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

$180 - $358

9 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Washington Dulles  •  10 h 16 min

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

$187 - $357

Fly Vancouver to Baltimore, train  •  10 h 20 min

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

$196 - $472

Fly Seattle to Washington Dulles  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SEA - IAD

$216 - $499

Fly Seattle to Reagan Washington  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SEA - DCA

$200 - $495

Fly Seattle to Baltimore, train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Baltimore (BWI) SEA - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$253 - $596

Train  •  2 days 18 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 Washington Union Station

$392 - $1,181

Bus  •  3 days 12 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 to Washington

$279 - $632

Train, bus  •  4 days 14 h

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

$349 - $1,118

Drive  •  46 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Washington 2950.3 miles

$390 - $600

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Washington is to fly which costs $230 - $470 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Washington is to fly which costs $230 - $470 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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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 via Calgary, AB and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 12 h.

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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 Washington Union Station via Everett Amtrak and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Washington is 3792 km. The road distance is 4720.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Washington without a car is to train which takes 2 days 18 h and costs $500 - $1,600.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from Vancouver to Washington, including transfers.

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

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Vancouver to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Vancouver Pacific Central Station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Washington is to fly which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $230 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $1,600 and takes 2 days 18 h, you could also bus, which costs $360 - $850 and takes 3 days 12 h.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Washington.
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  • Distance: 2369.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

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

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Vancouver to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Washington via Everett Amtrak and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 18 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Victoria, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Winnipeg, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Reagan Washington via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Vancouver to Washington Dulles via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Reagan Washington via Portland
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
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
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 - $100
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

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