There are 6 ways to get from Ketchikan to Port Hardy by car ferry, train, plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Port Hardy

$221 - $792

Cheapest option

Car ferry to Digby Island, fly to Port Hardy  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Fly from Digby Island (YPR) to Port Hardy (YZT) YPR - YZT

$196 - $738

4 alternative options

Car ferry via Prince Rupert  •  22 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Port Hardy

$221 - $792

Car ferry, train to Terrace, fly to Campbell River, bus  •  18 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Terrace
  3. Fly from Terrace (YXT) to Campbell River (YBL) YXT - YBL
  4. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC - Bus Depot

$289 - $943

Car ferry to Digby Island, fly to Campbell River, bus  •  18 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Fly from Digby Island (YPR) to Campbell River (YBL) YPR - YBL
  3. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC - Bus Depot

$259 - $946

Car ferry to Digby Island, fly to Comox, bus  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Fly from Digby Island (YPR) to Comox (YQQ) YPR - YQQ
  3. Take the bus from Comox, BC - Husky to Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza
  4. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC - Bus Depot

$251 - $901

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ketchikan to Port Hardy is to car ferry and fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 14 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ketchikan to Port Hardy is to car ferry and fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 14 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ketchikan and Port Hardy is 365 miles.

It takes approximately 22 h 13 min to get from Ketchikan to Port Hardy, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ketchikan to Port Hardy without a car is to car ferry which takes 22 h 13 min and costs $220 - $800.

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Map of how to get from Ketchikan to Port Hardy.
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  • Distance: 365 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 13 min

What companies run services between Ketchikan, AK, USA and Port Hardy, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Ketchikan to Port Hardy. However, you can take the taxi to Ketchikan, take the car ferry to Prince Rupert, take the walk to Prince Rupert, BC, take the car ferry to Port Hardy, then take the taxi to Port Hardy. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Ketchikan to Port Hardy via Ketchikan, Prince Rupert, Prince Rupert, BC, and Port Hardy in around 22 h 21 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Terrace to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Digby Island to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Digby Island to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Digby Island to Port Hardy via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Terrace to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Prince Rupert to Terrace
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Phone
lbrisco@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Comox, BC - Husky to Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$45 - $70
Vehicle
$140 - $210
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Port Hardy
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$157
Standard Vehicle
$515
Motorcycle
$336

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