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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
Holiday Inn on Howe
Waterfront Skytrain Station
Cambie and 59th Bus Stop
Cambie St & King Edward St - Bus Stop Bay 4
Vancouver - Cambie and Broadway
Cambie St & 41st St- Bus Stop Bay 1
Cambie and 49th - Bus Stop Bay 4
Westin Bayshore Hotel
What bus companies travel to Vancouver, British Columbia?
Located in British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver is accessible by bus from 40 other cities. You can choose from 623 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Vancouver on Wanderu. BC Ferries 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
|Bus||Routes||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Rider Express||40||10h 22m||$95.26|
|Tofino Bus||13||8h 43m||$102.61|
|BC Ferries Connector||4||3h 55m||$64.79|
|Quick Shuttle (Econo+)||4||4h 12m||$38.29|
|Quick Shuttle (Flex+)||4||4h 12m||$54.56|
|Amtrak Thruway||2||3h 40m||$52.91|
ebus is a family-owned bus carrier that serves Alberta and British Columbia. ebus service offers passengers a comfortable yet budget-friendly way to travel. You can expect Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms on the ebus coach.
Tofino Bus is an intercity bus company operating in Canada, with seasonal summer services to popular destinations on Vancouver Island. It offers excellent facilities such as air conditioning, onboard restrooms, power outlets, and WiFi, and is known for friendly and helpful drivers, providing a pleasant travel experience.
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.
Which bus carrier 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 (Flex+) had the most comfortable bus service to Vancouver taking into account the seats and amenities that Quick Shuttle (Flex+) offers. They rate Quick Shuttle (Flex+) a 4.5 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
$15.67 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 Bellingham to Vancouver had the lowest average price at $19.59. In general, these cities tend to have the cheapest buses to Vancouver:
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
- Holiday Inn on Howe
- Waterfront Skytrain Station
|Departure||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|North Saanich||3h 45m||$64.84|
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