There are 6 ways to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Portland  •  5 h 56 min

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

$125 - $419

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Fly to Seattle, train  •  8 h 19 min

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

$155 - $495

Bus, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Dawson Creek
  2. Take the bus from Dawson Creek, BC to Edmonton
  3. Take the train from Edmonton to Vancouver
  4. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Vancouver Amtrak

$181 - $556

Bus, train via SW 5th & Washington  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Dawson Creek
  2. Take the bus from Dawson Creek, BC to Edmonton
  3. Take the train from Edmonton to Vancouver
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR

$155 - $461

Bus, train via Portland, Or  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Dawson Creek
  2. Take the bus from Dawson Creek, BC to Edmonton
  3. Take the train from Edmonton to Vancouver
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Portland, Or

$166 - $496

Drive  •  20 h 46 min

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

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort St. John and Vancouver is 1187 km. The road distance is 1620.1 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 2 days 5 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min 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 3 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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Vancouver is 1 h behind Fort St. John. It is currently 11:42 AM in Fort St. John and 11:42 AM in Vancouver.

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

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

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There are 268+ hotels available in Vancouver. Prices start at $79 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 11 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fort St. John to Vancouver.
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  • Distance: 741.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

Air Canada, WestJet and Delta 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
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Flights from Fort St John to Portland via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Fort St John to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Portland via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Fort St John to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Fort St John to Seattle via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Fort St John to Seattle via Vancouver, Victoria
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tukwila Amtrak to Vancouver Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
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
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Vancouver Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
33 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$90 - $130
Economy
$160 - $230
Economy Plus
$230 - $320
Business
$240 - $340
Business Plus/Sleeper
$430 - $600
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort St. John to Dawson Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Dawson Creek, BC to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $70
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$65 - $95
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85

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