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There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Prince George by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 48m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Prince George (YXS) YVR - YXS

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Bus  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Surrey, BC - Scott Road Skytrain Station to Prince George, BC - Travelodge Surrey

2 alternative options

Train  •  27h 23m

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Prince George VIA Rail

Drive  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Prince George 786.4 km

Vancouver to Prince George by subway and bus

The journey time between Vancouver and Prince George is around 11h 2m and covers a distance of around 790 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 2m. Operated by TransLink CA and Adventure Charters, the Vancouver to Prince George service departs from Main Street-Science World Station @ Platform 2 and arrives in Prince George, BC - Travelodge. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
10h 56m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
11h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
11h 2m
Journey distance:
790 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$68
Carbon emissions:
96 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:28
Last service departs at:
06:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vancouver to Prince George subway and bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Vancouver to Prince George is to drive, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Prince George is to fly which costs $100 - $650 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Prince George. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Prince George via Jasper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 23m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Prince George is 520 km. The road distance is 786.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Prince George without a car is to bus which takes 11h 57m and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Vancouver to Prince George, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Prince George train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Vancouver station.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Prince George is to fly which takes 2h 48m and costs $100 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $150 and takes 11h 57m, you could also train, which costs $230 - $600 and takes 27h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Prince George Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Vancouver to Prince George train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Prince George station.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Prince George.
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  • Distance: 519.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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

Air Canada, WestJet and Central Mountain Air fly from Vancouver to Prince George every 4 hours. Alternatively, Adventure Charters operates a bus from Surrey, BC - Scott Road Skytrain Station to Prince George, BC - Travelodge twice a week. Tickets cost $65 - $140 and the journey takes 10h 30m.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Prince George via Kamloops
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$100 - $130
Business
$180 - $250
Economy
$140 - $170
EconomyPlus
$270 - $380
Train from Jasper to Prince George
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$55 - $75
Business
$120 - $160
Economy
$85 - $100
EconomyPlus
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Adventure Charters
Phone
250-305-2251
Email
info@adventurecharters.ca
Website
adventurecharters.ca
Bus from Surrey, BC - Scott Road Skytrain Station to Prince George, BC - Travelodge
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
adventurecharters.ca
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adventurecharters.ca
Adult
$100 - $140

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Prince George is 786 km. It takes approximately 9h 27m to drive from Vancouver to Prince George.

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Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Prince George Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Prince George. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3 - $6.

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