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There are 4 ways to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly  •  2h 30m

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Vancouver (YVR) YXJ - YVR

$172 - $777

3 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  29h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to Valemount
  3. Drive from Valemount to Jasper, AB
  4. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
  5. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Vancouver, BC

$226 - $291

Bus, train  •  41h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to McBride
  3. Take the train from McBride to Jasper
  4. Take the train from Jasper to Vancouver

$201 - $336

Drive  •  16h 36m

  1. Drive from Fort St. John to Vancouver 777.8 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 16h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 2h 30m.

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The distance between Fort St. John and Vancouver is 789 km. The road distance is 1244.5 km.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver without a car is to bus and train which takes 41h 17m and costs $260 - $440.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fort St John Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort St. John to Vancouver is 1244 km. It takes approximately 16h 36m to drive from Fort St. John to Vancouver.

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Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Fort St John Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 664+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Fort St John Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $25 - $31.

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Map of how to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 493.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Fort St. John to Vancouver every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Fort St John to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from McBride to Jasper
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Jasper to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$180 - $260
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Valemount
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to McBride
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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