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There are 5 ways to get from Whistler to Carnation by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Whistler to Downtown Waterfront STN.
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver to Seattle

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Whistler to Downtown Waterfront STN.
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Seattle

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Drive

  1. Drive from Whistler to Carnation

Bus, fly

  1. Take the bus from Whistler to Downtown Waterfront STN.
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Seattle (SEA)

Bus, shuttle

  1. Take the bus from Whistler Village, BC to Vancouver Airport
  2. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal

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The most affordable way to get from Whistler to Carnation is to drive, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Whistler to Carnation is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whistler to Carnation. However, there are services departing from Whistler and arriving at Sr 203 & W Bird St via Eastbound W Pender St @ Seymour St, Vancouver, 4th Ave S & S Jackson St, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5 and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 18m.

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The distance between Whistler and Carnation is 178 miles. The road distance is 223.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Whistler to Carnation without a car is to bus which takes 11h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 18m to get from Whistler to Carnation, including transfers.

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Whistler to Carnation bus services, operated by WHISTLER SNOWBUS, depart from Whistler station.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Whistler to Carnation bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Whistler to Carnation is 223 miles. It takes approximately 4h 33m to drive from Whistler to Carnation.

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Map of how to get from Whistler to Carnation.
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  • Distance: 178.1 miles
  • Duration: 11h 18m

What companies run services between Whistler, BC, Canada and Carnation, WA, USA?

You can take a bus from Whistler to Carnation via Downtown Waterfront STN., Eastbound W Pender St @ Seymour St, Vancouver, Seattle, 4th Ave S & S Jackson St, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 3, Redmond Transit Center - Bay 5, and Brown Ave NE & NE Richardson St in around 11h 18m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,600
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 Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
WHISTLER SNOWBUS
Phone
+1.833.SNOWBUS (766.9287)
Email
ride@whistlersnowbus.com
Website
whistlersnowbus.com
Bus from Whistler to Downtown Waterfront STN.
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
snowbus.com
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snowbus.com
Vancouver 1 way
$25
Richmond 1 way
$32
YVR Airport
$36
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
Bus from Vancouver to Seattle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Whistler Village, BC to Vancouver Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - SeaTac Airport, Main Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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

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