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Duration 3 days 5h
Distance 1506.8 km
Average price $429
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Vancouver and Prince Rupert takes 3 days 5h. The train runs, on average, once a week from Vancouver to Prince Rupert. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Vancouver
  2. Jasper
  3. Prince Rupert
2 days 4h
$309 - $541

Vancouver to Prince Rupert train times

Trains run once a week between Vancouver and Prince Rupert. The service departs Vancouver at 15:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Prince Rupert at 20:25. All services require a transfer at Jasper and take an average of 3 days 5h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Vancouver to Prince Rupert? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Vancouver to Prince Rupert. However, there are services departing from Vancouver and arriving at Prince Rupert via Jasper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4h.

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The distance between Vancouver and Prince Rupert is 746 km. The road distance is 1506.8 km.

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Vancouver to Prince Rupert train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Vancouver station.

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Vancouver to Prince Rupert train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Prince Rupert station.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Prince Rupert. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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What companies run services between Vancouver and Prince Rupert?

You can take a train from Vancouver to Prince Rupert via Jasper in around 2 days 4h.
Train operators
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$100 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$170 - $250
Business
$240 - $330
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$130 - $160
Economy
$170 - $240
EconomyPlus
$210 - $300
Business
$300 - $420

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