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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Vancouver by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC

$35 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus via Airport Way S & S Royal Brougham Way  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc 1420 / ...

$31 - $45

5 alternative options

Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak Cascades

$40 - $60

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Vancouver 141.7 miles

$24 - $40

Fly Seattle to Vancouver  •  2h 39m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Vancouver (YVR) SEA - YVR

$127 - $390

Fly Seattle Lake Union SPB to Coal Harbour Spb  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Seattle Lake Union SPB (LKE) to Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) LKE - CXH

$40 - $283

Line 60 bus, tram to Portland, fly to Vancouver  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Broadway & 12th St fs to Delta Park/Vanport MAX
  2. Take the tram from Delta Park/Vanport station to Interstate/Rose Quarter station
  3. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Vancouver (YVR) PDX - YVR

$163 - $385

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Vancouver is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Vancouver is to drive which costs $18 - $28 and takes 2h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seattle, WA - Amtrak and arriving at Vancouver, BC. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seattle King Street Station station and arriving at Vancouver Pacific Central Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Washington and Vancouver is 192 miles. The road distance is 141.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Vancouver without a car is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $30 - $45.

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The bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC takes 3h 30m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Washington to Vancouver bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Seattle, WA - Amtrak station.

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Washington to Vancouver train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Vancouver is to bus which takes 3h 30m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h, you could also fly, which costs $95 - $300 and takes 2h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 191.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

Amtrak Thruway operates a bus from Seattle to Vancouver 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Seattle to Vancouver twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Portland to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Portland to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Kenmore Air
Website
kenmoreair.com
Flights from Seattle Lake Union SPB to Coal Harbour Spb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$29 - $270
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Portland TriMet
Phone
+1 503-238-7433
Website
trimet.org
Tram from Delta Park/Vanport station to Interstate/Rose Quarter station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trimet.org
Bus operators
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 Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.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 Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $80
C-Tran
Phone
+1 360-695-0123
Website
c-tran.com
Bus from Broadway & 12th St fs to Delta Park/Vanport MAX
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
c-tran.com

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Washington to Vancouver bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Vancouver is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Washington to Vancouver.

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

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There are 965+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $119 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Seattle Airport is to line 560 bus which takes 18m and costs $2 - $4.

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