There are 6 ways to get from Vancouver to Burns Lake by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Smithers, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Smithers (YYD) YVR - YYD
  2. Take the train from Smithers to Burns Lake

$188 - $518

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Train  •  44 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Burns Lake VIA Rail

$126 - $424

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Fly to Prince George, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Prince George (YXS) YVR - YXS
  2. Take the bus from Prince George to Burns Lake

Fly to Terrace, train  •  10 h 10 min

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

$139 - $419

Bus  •  17 h 40 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: Pine Centre to Burns Lake

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Burns Lake 632.1 miles

$80 - $130

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Burns Lake. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Burns Lake via Kamloops, Victoria at 11th Ave and Prince George: Pine Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Burns Lake. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Burns Lake via Jasper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 13 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Burns Lake is 583 km. The road distance is 1011.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Burns Lake without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Vancouver to Burns Lake, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Burns Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Vancouver station.

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Vancouver to Burns Lake train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Vancouver station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Burns Lake is to bus which takes 17 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 44 h 13 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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Vancouver to Burns Lake bus services, operated by BC Bus North, arrive at Burns Lake station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Burns Lake.
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  • Distance: 364.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Burns Lake, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Vancouver to Burns Lake via Kamloops, Prince George, BC, Victoria at 11th Ave, Pine Centre Exchange Bay B, and Prince George: Pine Centre in around 17 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vancouver to Burns Lake via Jasper in around 44 h 13 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 Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Smithers via Prince George
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George via Kamloops
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Smithers to Burns Lake
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
Train from Terrace to Burns Lake
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $220
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $250
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $440
Train from Jasper to Burns Lake
Ave. Duration
24 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $190
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $350
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Burns Lake
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George: Pine Centre to Burns Lake
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
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

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Vancouver to Burns Lake train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Burns Lake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Burns Lake is 1011 km. It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to drive from Vancouver to Burns Lake.

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

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There are one+ hotels available in Burns Lake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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