There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Smithers  •  1 h 50 min

  1. YVR - YYD

$160 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 24 min

  1. 5016 / ...
  2. 5039

$72 - $187

3 alternative options

Fly to Terrace, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. YVR - YXT

$114 - $334

Bus, train  •  20 h 56 min

$95 - $258

Drive  •  15 h 41 min

  1. 727 miles

$95 - $140

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Smithers, BC, Canada?

Air Canada and Central Mountain Air fly from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers via Marine Drive Station, Marine Drive Stn Bay 1, Nb Main St Fs Terminal Ave, Vancouver, BC, and Prince George, BC in around 20 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Smithers
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Smithers via Prince George
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vanderhoof to Smithers
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Terrace, BC to Smithers, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Prince George, BC
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$65 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
Bus from Prince George, BC to Smithers, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Prince George, BC to Vanderhoof, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Smithers is 679 km. The road distance is 1163 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 15 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers is to fly which takes 1 h 50 min and costs $200 - $600.

It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers, including transfers.