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Getting Here

 

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Vancouver, Washington is easy to get to, but hard to leave. Vancouver and Clark County are conveniently located next to major interstate highways, airports, railways, and bus lines. Our maps can help you plot the best route once you get here!

By Car

Interstate 5, the major north-south artery for the West Coast, travels directly through our area. And right across the river, I-84, running along the Oregon side of the Columbia River, provides easy access from the west. A number of other state highways give visitors easy access from the northwest and southwest. Check road conditions before you leave.

To Vancouver From: Miles:   Approx. Drive Times  
Hood River, OR    65   1 hours
Long Beach, WA  118  2 hours
Olympia, WA  106  2 hours
Portland, OR – Downtown     7  12 min.
Seattle, WA  164  3 hours
Spokane, WA  343  6 hours
Tacoma, WA  135  2.5 hours
Vancouver, BC  305  6 hours
Yakima, WA  180  3.5 hour

Rental Car Agencies

There are many car rental agencies located at PDX and in Clark County as well.  

By Air

Portland International Airport (PDX) is just across the river and is only 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver. The airport is served by more than 14 regional, national and international airlines. There are also many national car rental agencies that operate out of this airport and shuttle services that cover the Vancouver area.

Clark County has two airfields that accommodate private aircraft:  Pearson Airfield near downtown Vancouver, and Grove Field near the Port of Camas/Washougal. 

By Rail

The refurbished historical Vancouver Amtrak passenger station is located near downtown. North-, south-, and east-bound trains arrive and depart daily.

By Bus

Greyhound Bus offers service to many locations.

Public Transportation

C-Tran, the county's public bus service, has 27 routes covering Clark County and travels into Portland. C-Tran also offers curb-to-curb service for people who are unable to use regular service, as well as carpool and van-pool services. Two transit centers and five park-and-ride facilities serve the area.

Use our area maps to find attractions, lodging and other amenities around town.

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