Transportation

Kitimat's transportation services are well established and provide the community with reliable options for getting from here to there.

Airport

The Northwest Regional Airport (YXT) is located in Terrace, a 55 km drive from Kitimat.

Westjet, Air Canada and Central Mountain Air offer direct flights on a daily basis to and from Vancouver and other BC locations.

Pay parking

Rent a car

For those who are eligible, subsidized transportation is available for travel between Kitimat and YXT.

Bus

There are four bus transportation services operating in Kitimat.

Looking for bus tickets?

If you prefer to pay for your bus fare with cash, please remember the bus drivers do not carry change.

Between Communities

The Terrace-Kitimat Connector bus travels between Kitimat, Kitamaat Village and Terrace during the week.

Schedules and maps

Fares

Rider's Guide

Between Kitimat and the Airport

subsidized transportation program is in place for travel between the airport and Kitimat. Who is eligible?

  • Kitimat resident 60 years or older and a caregiver
  • Any person with disabilities and a caregiver
  • Those who are economically challenged

To confirm eligibility, contact the Leisure Services department at recreation@kitimat.ca or call 250-632-8955.

 In Town
Public transit buses run seven days a week on fixed routes throughout Kitimat.

Two bicycles fit on the bike rack at the front of each bus.

The buses have a low-floor design to accommodate wheelchairs, scooters and strollers.

Schedules and maps

Fares

Rider's Guide

 HandyDART In Town (for those who are eligible)

If you are unable to use the public transit bus service due to a disability, register for HandyDART service.

HandyDART operates from 7:00 am – 7:30 pm everyday.

Book a trip by calling 250-632-4449.

See the Kitimat Transit Rider's Guide for more information.

 
Marina

MK Bay Marina is a private marina at the head of Douglas Channel located near Kitamaat Village, approximately 12 km from Kitimat. The marina offers a variety of services including:

  • Boat launch
  • Campground
  • Fish processing (coming soon)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry and shower facilities
  • Long-term moorage
  • Retail and convenience store with a large selection tackle and boating supplies
  • Short-term moorage

MK Bay Marina is open year-round to serve as your access point to the Douglas Channel.

Contact information:

MK Bay Marina

4935 Kitamaat Village Road

Kitimat, BC V8C 2G7

Tel: 250-632-6401

Email: contact@mkbay.ca

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