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There are 3 ways to get from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John

$27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John 237.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  10h 34m

  1. Fly from Fort Nelson (YYE) to Fort St John (YXJ) YYE - YXJ

$268 - $596

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John is to bus which costs $35 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort Nelson and arriving at Fort St. John. Services depart once a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 5h 20m.

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The distance between Fort Nelson and Fort St. John is 305 km. The road distance is 380.2 km.

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The best way to get from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John without a car is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $35.

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The bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John takes 5h 20m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Fort Nelson to Fort St. John bus services, operated by BC Bus North, depart from Fort Nelson station.

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The best way to get from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John is to bus which takes 5h 20m and costs $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $350 - $800 and takes 10h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Nelson Airport to Fort St John Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 14m and has one stopover.

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Fort Nelson to Fort St. John bus services, operated by BC Bus North, arrive at Fort St. John station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John.
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  • Distance: 190.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Fort Nelson, BC, Canada and Fort St. John, BC, Canada?

BC Bus North operates a bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John once a week. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John 3 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort Nelson to Fort St John via Prince George, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Fort Nelson to Fort St John via Prince George
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
bcbus.ca

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Nelson to Fort St. John is 380 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Fort Nelson to Fort St. John.

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WestJet, Air Canada and Central Mountain Air offer flights from Fort Nelson Airport to Fort St John Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Fort St. John. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Nelson to Fort Nelson Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $24 - $30.

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