There are 5 ways to get from Smithers to Prince George by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Smithers (YYD) to Prince George (YXS) YYD - YXS

$199 - $410

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Smithers to Prince George VIA Rail

$40 - $140

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Smithers Mall to Prince George: Pine Centre

Train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Smithers to Vanderhoof VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Vanderhoof to Prince George: Pine Centre

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Smithers to Prince George 232 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Smithers to Prince George is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Smithers to Prince George is to fly which costs $250 - $550 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Smithers Mall and arriving at Prince George: Pine Centre. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Smithers and arriving at Prince George. Services depart four times a day, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Smithers and Prince George is 302 km. The road distance is 371.2 km.

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The best way to get from Smithers to Prince George without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Smithers to Prince George, including transfers.

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Smithers to Prince George bus services, operated by BC Bus North, depart from Smithers Mall station.

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Map of how to get from Smithers to Prince George.
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  • Distance: 188.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between Smithers, BC, Canada and Prince George, BC, Canada?

Central Mountain Air flies from Smithers to Prince George 6 times a week. Alternatively, BC Bus North operates a bus from Smithers to Prince George twice a week, and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Smithers to Prince George
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Smithers to Prince George
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Smithers to Vanderhoof
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Smithers Mall to Prince George: Pine Centre
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Vanderhoof to Prince George: Pine Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca

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