Getting to Fort St. John

The North Peace is well connected! Highway 97 runs along the Peace River, connecting the North Peace Region to Highway 16 and the Northern Corridor. There are also rail lines that run in three directions from the North Peace hub, Fort St John, keeping the area well connected with the rest of the country. Highway 97 is known by several names; however, it provides a vital link for communities and resources throughout central and northern B.C. as well provides connections to US Route 97, Highway 16, Highway 49 and 2, and the Yukon Highway 1.

Fort St. John is located in the heart of northeast section of British Columbia and along the majestic Peace River.  “The Energetic City” is accessible year-round by air with daily flights to major Western Canadian markets or on the ground by major highways including the scenic Alaska Highway. Today, hundreds of thousands of tourists travel this historical route to Fort St John.  Now completely paved, the highway offers a fantastic display of wildlife, breathtaking landscapes, and adventures sure to excite the young and the young at heart!  

Fort St. John is:
1212 kilometres northeast of Vancouver,
654 kilometres northwest of Edmonton,
930 kilometres northwest of Calgary Alberta.

Fort St. John has daily, scheduled flights to Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. Flights from Vancouver are approximately one and a half hours long. The Air Canada  and WestJet websites have schedules and fares. Central Mountain Air and Swanberg Air also have daily flights or you may want to charter with North Cariboo Air. The Fort St. John Airport maintains a website with a full description of their services, including car rentals.

Getting Here

Air Service
Fort St. John Regional Airport

Air Canada
Direct daily service to and from Vancouver
Reservations: 1.888.247.2262

Central Mountain Air
Service to Edmonton, Calgary, Fort Nelson, Prince George and more
Reservations: 1.888.865.8585

North Cariboo Air
Air Charter services to and from Fort St. John
Request a quote:

Direct daily Flights to Vancouver and Calgary
Effective as of June 24, 2013
Reservations: 1.888.937.8538 or 1.888.WEST JET

Bus Service
Greyhound Canada
Reservations: 1.800.661.8747
10355 101 Avenue

Getting Around FSJ

Car & Truck Rentals

Avis Car & Truck Rentals
Toll Free 1.800.879.2847
Located at the Airport Terminal

Driving Force
Toll free 1.800.963.9353
9415-100 Avenue

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Toll Free 1.800.736.8222
Located at the Airport Terminal


Questions or Comments?

Facility: Visitor Centre
Address: 9324 - 96 Street, Fort St. John, BC V1J 6V5
Phone: 250.785.3033
Fax: 250.785.7181
Notes: Toll free 1.877.785.6037