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

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Fly to Portland  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Portland (PDX) YXJ - PDX

$135 - $978

3 alternative options

Fly to Seattle, train  •  8h 10m

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Seattle (SEA) YXJ - SEA
  2. Take the train from Tukwila Amtrak to Vancouver Amtrak Station

$160 - $544

Bus, drive, train  •  2 days 1h

  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
  4. Take the train from Jasper to Vancouver
  5. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR

$200 - $321

Drive  •  20h 46m

  1. Drive from Fort St. John to Vancouver 1012.6 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 20h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver is to fly which costs $170 - $1,300 and takes 6h 21m.

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The distance between Fort St. John and Vancouver is 1187 km. The road distance is 1620.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Fort St John Airport to Portland Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 22m and has one stopover.

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Vancouver is 1h behind Fort St. John. It is currently 5:55 PM in Fort St. John and 4:55 PM in Vancouver.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort St. John to Vancouver is 1620 km. It takes approximately 20h 46m to drive from Fort St. John to Vancouver.

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

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There are 297+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $75 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: 741.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

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

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Fort St. John to Vancouver 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Portland via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Fort St John to Portland via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Fort St John to Portland via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Fort St John to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Seattle via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tukwila Amtrak to Vancouver Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
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