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How to get to Vancouver by bus

Routes182
Trips per day874
bus lines7
Stations19
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City Information

Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

What bus companies travel to Vancouver, British Columbia?

Located in British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver is accessible by bus from 182 other cities. You can choose from 874 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Vancouver on Wanderu. VI Connector usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Vancouver are also available. Ferry trips to Vancouver are yet another option.

Bus companies serving Vancouver

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines1352d 5h 27m$342.73
VI Connector157h 57m$117.03
Ebus135h 29m$92.77
Thompson Valley Charters119h 23m$169.10
BC Ferries Connector43h 50m$71.97
Pacific Shuttle & Tours35h 12m$66.97
Amtrak Thruway23h 37m$61.79

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Vancouver?

$46.66 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Vancouver, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Vancouver. In the last month, buses from Abbotsford to Vancouver had the lowest average price at $46.67. The bus from Abbotsford to Vancouver also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the bus station in Vancouver, BC?

The busiest bus station in Vancouver is Pacific Central Station. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular bus stations in Vancouver are:

  • Pacific Central Station
  • Pacific Central Station (Curbside)
  • Cambie and 49th - Bus Stop Bay 4

Which bus service has the best service to Vancouver?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Vancouver by bus with Amtrak Thruway giving them a 4.8 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Thruway had the most comfortable bus service to Vancouver taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Thruway offers. They rate Amtrak Thruway a 4.2 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Vancouver punctually travelers suggest that Quick Shuttle has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Vancouver, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Vancouver a popular bus travel destination?

Vancouver ranks number 35 among most popular bus destinations in the region. It also ranks number 161 in Canada. Vancouver has the most bus connections in the region. There are 190 bus schedules arriving in Vancouver each day.

What is the population of Vancouver?

The population of Vancouver is 600000. Vancouver ranks number 22 in terms of population in British Columbia and number 140 in all of Canada.

What type of traveler does Vancouver attract?

Taking a bus to Vancouver is very popular for those traveling on their vacation. The flexible luggage policies that bus travel affords, convenient arrival stations and of course the great deals available make taking the bus to Vancouver a great option when planning your next vacation.

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Vancouver?

The closest bus station to the city center of Vancouver is Sutton Place Hotel, located just 0.1 miles away. Select Sutton Place Hotel as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Vancouver. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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