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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.
Pacific Central Station
The historic Pacific Central Station is Vancouver’s primary train station for Amtrak and VIA Rail service, as well as a bus station for numerous carriers. The impressive Beaux-Arts style station opened in 1919, and is within walking distance of Science World, Strathcona Park, and the lively Gastown neighborhood. Plus, walking just across the street from Pacific Central Station gives you access to Vancouver's SkyTrain public transit system at the Main Street–Science World station. With free WiFi, restrooms, and several restaurants and shops on the premises, Pacific Central Station is a convenient place to start or end your trip.
Popular bus stations in Vancouver:
Pacific Central Station
Pacific Central Station (Curbside)
Cambie St & King Edward St - Bus Stop Bay 4
Cambie and 59th Bus Stop
Vancouver - Cambie and Broadway
Cambie St & 41st St- Bus Stop Bay 1
Cambie and 49th - Bus Stop Bay 4
Holiday Inn on Howe
Waterfront Skytrain Station
What bus companies travel to Vancouver, British Columbia?
Located in British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver is accessible by bus from 46 other cities. You can choose from 264 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Vancouver on Wanderu. BC Ferries Connector usually has the most buses on any given day.
Bus companies serving Vancouver
|Bus||Routes||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Rider Express||34||10h 35m||€89.90|
|Jefferson Lines||33||1d 22h 56m||€243.73|
|BC Ferries Connector||4||3h 49m||€47.06|
|Quick Shuttle (Econo+)||4||4h 36m||€34.92|
|Quick Shuttle (Flex+)||4||4h 36m||€50.25|
|Amtrak Thruway||2||4h 42m||€46.59|
Jefferson Lines is a well-established intercity bus company with service to some of the Midwest’s top travel destinations. As one of the United States’ largest bus service providers, Jefferson Lines is beloved by students, commuters, and vacationers in America’s heartland. Travel with Jefferson Lines is comfortable thanks to reclining seats, individual climate controls, restrooms, and free WiFi. You can even check the status of your trip with their bus tracker tool.
Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities.
Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound buses are outfitted with power outlets, free WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning for your comfort.
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 BC Ferries Connector giving them a 5 rating out of 5.
Travelers also mentioned that Quick Shuttle (Econo+) had the most comfortable bus service to Vancouver taking into account the seats and amenities that Quick Shuttle (Econo+) offers. They rate Quick Shuttle (Econo+) a 4.7 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 BC Ferries Connector has the best on time performance on their bus schedules to Vancouver, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
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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)
- Fairmont Hotel
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