There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Fort St. John by plane, bus 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  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Fort St John (YXJ) YVR - YXJ

$169 - $776

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 4 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 Fort St. John

$90 - $174

2 alternative options

Bus via Dawson Creek, BC  •  21 h 25 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, BC to Dawson Creek, BC
  4. Take the bus from Dawson Creek, BC to Fort St. John, BC

$91 - $234

Drive  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Fort St. John 777.7 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Fort St. John is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 16 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Fort St. John is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Fort St. John is 789 km. The road distance is 1244.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Vancouver to Fort St. John, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Fort St. John. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Fort St. John, BC via Kamloops, Prince George, BC and Dawson Creek, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Fort St. John is Fort St John (YXJ) Airport which is 7.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Dawson Creek (YDQ) (70.7 km), Grande Prairie (YQU) (172.1 km), Prince George (YXS) (287.4 km) and High Level (YOJ) (343.8 km).

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Fort St. John.
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  • Distance: 493.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Fort St. John, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Central Mountain Air fly from Vancouver to Fort St. John every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Fort St. John via Kamloops, Prince George, BC, and Dawson Creek, BC in around 21 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Fort St John
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Fort St John
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Vancouver to Fort St John via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Fort St John via Prince George
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $380
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
$28 - $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
$55 - $85
Bus from Prince George, BC to Dawson Creek, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80
Bus from Dawson Creek, BC to Fort St. John, BC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$10 - $24
Standard Fare
$18 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Fort St. John
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca

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