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Distance To Vancouver



Vancouver is close to everywhere!


The distance to Vancouver from anywhere in North America is actually quite close, we are only 3 hours from Seattle and just 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the Peace Arch Canada US border crossing.

In no time at all you can be across the border and in the host city for Winter 2010.

 Distance to Vancouver

The border between the US and Canada is the longest “undefended border” in the world.

To give you a better idea of where we are here are some examples of the distance to Vancouver for you:

How Far is Seattle from Vancouver?

Seattle to Vancouver is about 176 kilometers or (110 miles) and about 3 hours drive depending on border line up and what time of day you arrive in the city because rush hour can affect the traffic patterns if it is morning rush hour and everyone is driving into the city.

How Far is the distance from Toronto to Vancouver?

4412 kilometers (2,742 miles). This takes about 5 days of driving but only 5 hours if you get a flight (always check for cheap Vancouver flights there are lots depending on the season).

How Far is the distance from Vancouver to Banff?

847 Km (526 miles). In the summer months this takes 9.5 hours of driving but in the winter it can take a lot longer if there has been an avalanche or slide that has to be cleared. It’s best to count of a few extra hours for road conditions and always take a sleeping bag and warm clothes with you if you drive the mountain passes in the winter and early spring months!

How Far is the distance from Vancouver to Calgary?

975 Km (606 miles). This will usually take you around 13 hours but like always add a few hours if you are traveling in the winter / early spring through the mountains.

How Far is the distance from Vancouver to Victoria?

69 Km (43 miles). Of course it takes longer to get there because of the ferry ride, but it is a Victoria day trip is well worth the trip as is the ferry ride over.

How Far is the distance from Vancouver to Whistler?

123 Km (76 miles). This is a wonderful scenic drive to Whistler along the Sea to Sky Highway through Horseshoe Bay, Brackendale where every year hundreds of people drive to and do a thing they call the “eagle count”.

How Far is the distance from Portland to Vancouver?

525 km (326 miles) 6 hours drive to Vancouver but again depending on the road conditions and border crossing line ups.

How Far is the distance from San Francisco to Vancouver?

1273 km, (791 miles) if you have the time to drive to Vancouver , take the scenic route along the coast and if you are in a hurry to get to the best city in the world, just drive right up Interstate 5 and you’ll be here in no time.

Here are some other distances to Vancouver:

  • Vancouver to Edmonton is 1155 Km (718 miles)
  • Vancouver to Jasper is 794 Km (493 miles)
  • Vancouver to Kelowna is 395 Km (245 miles)
  • Vancouver to Nanaimo is 23 Km (14 miles not including the ferry there) and,
  • Vancouver to Spokane is 633 Km (393 miles)

There are many options for coming to Vancouver. You can get a cheap flight, arrive via the bus station or even the train station but the main this is that you have a great Vancouver vacation and enjoy all the sights to see and things to do.

Keep in mind that when you see the distance to Vancouver, you need to consider the transportation you are taking and by doing that you’ll not only know the distance to Vancouver, but also the amount of time it will take to get here.


Other Topics to Read

Bus to Vancouver
Bus Station in Vancouver
Driving to Vancouver
Greyhound Bus Schedule
Greyhound Bus Travel
Ferry From Vancouver
Ferry to Vancouver
Portland to Vancouver
Vancouver to Seattle

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