Whether you are coming from elsewhere in British Columbia, coming from somewhere else in Canada or traveling to Smithers from another country, getting here is easy.
Driving to Smithers
Smithers is located in the heart of BC along the Yellowhead Trans Canada Highway. It is 370 km west of Prince George and 350 km from the Port of Prince Rupert.
From Banff/Lake Louise – Follow Route 1 West to Kamloops; follow Route 5 North to Tete Jaune Cache; follow Route 16 West or Follow Route 1 West to Cache Creek; follow Route 97 North to Prince George; follow Route 16 West
From Jasper, Alberta – Follow Route 16 West
From Vancouver BC – Follow Route 1 East to Cache Creek; follow Route 97 North to Prince George; follow Route 16 West or follow Route 99 North through Lillooet to Route 97; follow Route 97 N to Prince George; follow Route 16 West
From Alaska and Yukon Territory – Follow Route 37 South from Watson Lake YT to Kitwanga BC; follow Route 16 East.
Getting to Smithers by Air
Smithers Airport (YYD) has multiple air connections daily with Air Canada and Hawkair. The airport is also served by charter airlines and helicopter companies.
Getting to Smithers by Train
Smithers is on the main line of the Canadian National Railway and is served by Via Rail.