There are 7 ways to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Prince Rupert, BC, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Vancouver to Prince Rupert twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Prince Rupert via Prince George, BC in around 23 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Digby Island
Avg. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Flights from Vancouver to Smithers
Avg. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $480
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Smithers via Prince George
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Terrace, BC to Prince Rupert, BC
Avg. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $20
Online Fare
$15 - $30
Standard Fare
$24 - $35
Refundable
$28 - $45
Bus from Smithers, BC to Prince Rupert, BC
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Prince George, BC
Avg. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$65 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130
Bus from Prince George, BC to Prince Rupert, BC
Avg. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$70 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Campbell River, BC
Avg. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC - Ferry Terminal
Avg. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, BC
Avg. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$163
Standard Vehicle
$532
Motorcycle
$347
Alaska DOT
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
Avg. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
Avg. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vancouver to Prince Rupert?

The distance between Vancouver and Prince Rupert is 749 km. The road distance is 1502 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert?

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert is to drive which costs $190 and takes 20 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert?

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert is to fly which takes 5 h 2 min and costs $360.

Is there a direct bus between Vancouver and Prince Rupert?

No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Prince Rupert. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Prince Rupert, BC via Prince George, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert?

It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert, including transfers.