There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers by plane, train, bus, car ferry 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 Smithers  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Smithers (YYD) YVR - YYD

$160 - $436

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Bus  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops to Prince George, BC
  3. Take the bus from Prince George to Smithers Mall

$84 - $171

3 alternative options

Fly to Terrace, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Terrace (YXT) YVR - YXT
  2. Take the train from Terrace to Smithers

$129 - $384

Bus, car ferry, train  •  32 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
  3. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
  4. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Smithers

$347 - $1,666

Drive  •  15 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers 727 miles

$95 - $140

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

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers is to fly which costs $200 - $600 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Smithers is 679 km. The road distance is 1163.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 22 min and costs $100 - $230.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers is to fly which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $200 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $230 and takes 21 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Smithers Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers is 1163 km. It takes approximately 15 h 41 min to drive from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers.

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Air Canada and Central Mountain Air offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Smithers Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Smithers. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Smithers.
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  • Distance: 424.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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 Platform 2, Marine Drive Station @ Bay 1, Northbound Main St @ Terminal Ave, Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George, BC, Victoria at 11th Ave, Dominion at 7th Ave, and Prince George in around 21 h 22 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Smithers
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $480
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Terrace to Smithers
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Train from Prince Rupert to Smithers
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Vancouver to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Kamloops to Prince George, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $85
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Smithers Mall
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
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 Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$250 - $360
Vehicle
$850 - $1,300
Car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$45 - $65
Vehicle
$140 - $210

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