There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Kitimat by plane, taxi, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Terrace (YXT) YVR - YXT
  2. Take a taxi from Terrace to Kitimat

$183 - $400

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Bus, taxi  •  24 h 13 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 Skeena Mall
  4. Take a taxi from Skeena Mall to Kitimat

$211 - $324

Train, car ferry, drive  •  29 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  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 Kwinitsa
  5. Drive from Kwinitsa to Kitimat

$341 - $1,609

Drive  •  19 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Kitimat 890.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Kitimat is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 19 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Kitimat is to fly and taxi which costs $230 - $550 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Kitimat is 654 km. The road distance is 1424.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Kitimat without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 24 h 13 min and costs $270 - $420.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Vancouver to Kitimat, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Terrace Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Kitimat is 1424 km. It takes approximately 19 h 38 min to drive from Vancouver to Kitimat.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Terrace Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Kitimat. 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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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Kitimat.
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  • Distance: 409 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Kitimat, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Kitimat. However, you can take the subway to YVR-Airport Station Platform 1, take the walk to Vancouver airport, fly to Terrace, then take the taxi to Kitimat. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Kamloops, take the bus to Prince George, BC, take the walk to Victoria at 11th Ave, take the line 15 bus to Dominion at 7th Ave, take the walk to Prince George, take the bus to Skeena Mall, then take the taxi to Kitimat.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
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 Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$12 - $16
Business Seat
$28
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Prince Rupert to Kwinitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $35
Economy
$27 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
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 Skeena Mall
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
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
Other operators
Taxi from Terrace to Kitimat
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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