Users booking trips to Smithers from Vancouver found flights 79% cheaper than the average price of flights to Smithers. To find the cheapest price to Smithers from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Smithers has a lot of good places to hike, such as Whistler Mountain. Many locals as well as tourists enjoy hiking the mountains near Smithers, especially in the colder months for more of a challenge and some beautiful scenery. If you plan on hiking during your visit, consider booking your flight to Smithers for April, May, or September. This is when you’ll find pristine hiking conditions for either mountains or trails. Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Smithers for June, July, and August, when they can visit Yoho National Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Typically, the best ski conditions are found in January, when the temperatures are lower and there is a chance of fresh snow. Popular places to ski in the Smithers area include Whistler Mountain. Alternatively, Whistler Blackcomb is also a very popular ski mountain in the Smithers area.
Those flying to Smithers could potentially find better pricing at Terrace Airport (60 mi from Smithers city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Smithers is Smithers Airport where the average price is $1,069pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, Canada travel restrictions include travel to Smithers. Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people traveling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions. Canadian citizens, permanent residents, their immediate family, diplomats, airline crews, and travelers arriving from the United States who are traveling for non-discretionary or non-optional purposes may still enter Canada. Only Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL), Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are operating international flights. Domestic flights, as well as flights from the United States, some destinations such as Mexico and the Caribbean, and from St. Pierre-et-Miquelon, are currently not affected by this measure. Seasonal agricultural workers, fish/seafood workers, caregivers, temporary foreign workers, international students with valid study permits or approvals for study permits valid from at least March 18, 2020, and permanent resident applicants who received approval before March 18, 2020 who had not yet traveled to Canada, may still enter the country. Other people with special dispensation to enter Canada include French citizens who reside in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, people registered under the Indian Act, visa-exempt refugees and their immediate families, and those with special authorisation from the Canadian government. All travelers on flights to Canada must have a face covering. Travelers who exhibit symptoms will be prohibited from boarding planes that are destined for Canada. If they exhibit symptoms on arrival they will be referred to the Canadian Public Health Agency. Travelers who have been refused boarding in the past 14 days due to medical reasons related to COVID-19 may not enter the country. Travelers must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival at their final destination in Canada. Travelers who disembarked from a cruise ship with a known COVID-19 outbreak like the ‘Diamond Princess’ will be required to remain in quarantine for 14 days at a location determined by the Chief Public Health Officer. North Macedonian passports which expired on March 18, 2020 or later will be considered valid for entry to Canada through July 31, 2020. Visitors transiting through Canada who are not otherwise exempted (for example, by having a valid Canadian visa or a permanent resident card) must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization. See the Transport Canada website for more information. If you are planning to travel to Smithers at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.