REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION

BC Transit: 
 

The BC Transit website provides everything you need to know about using public transit services in Telkwa.

Visit www.bctransit.com/smithers/home or call 250-847-4993.

The Bulkley-Nechako Regional Transit System provides connections to Smithers and Burns Lake via Route 162, three days a week, and Prince George via Route 161.

Visit www.bctransit.com/bulkley-nechako/home or call 855-499-1119.

Refer to the “BE SAFE” guide for personal safety tips for when you are walking or using public transportation.

Medical Transportation:

 

In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1 if you require an ambulance to transport you to a hospital.

 

Northern Health Connections is a travel service program for patients needing to travel for out-of-town medical appointments in Northern BC.

Call 1-888-647-4997 or visit https://nhconnections.ca/.

 

The First Nations Health Authority Health Benefits Program helps provide coverage for health services to support BC First Nations, including access to medical transportation benefits through their home community’s health service office.

For more information, call 1-800-317-7878 or visit www.fnha.ca/benefits/medical-transportation.

Inter-City Bus:

 

BC Bus North is your intercity bus service between Prince Rupert, Prince George, Dawson Creek, Fort St John, Fort Nelson, Valemount and many communities in between. 

To make reservations or for more information please visit www.bcbus.ca or call toll free 1-844-564-7494.

 

 

Rail:

 

VIA Rail Canada operates a regional service between Jasper, AB and Prince Rupert, BC. The train stops in Smithers and runs from Prince Rupert to Prince George on Wednesday's and from Prince George to Prince Rupert on Monday's. 

Visit www.viarail.ca or call 1-888-VIA-Rail (842-7245).

 

 

Community-Based Services:

 

Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre provides connections to Telkwa, Smithers and Houston (250-847-5211).

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Smithers Regional Transit Pubications: