There are 2 ways to get from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island by car ferry

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Car ferry  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Skidegate
  3. Take the car ferry from Skidegate to Alliford Bay

$97 - $418

1 alternative option

Car ferry via Prince Rupert  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Prince Rupert
  2. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Skidegate
  3. Take the car ferry from Skidegate to Alliford Bay

$97 - $418

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island is to car ferry which costs $95 - $420 and takes 15 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island is to car ferry which costs $95 - $420 and takes 15 h 57 min.

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The distance between Ketchikan and Queen Charlotte Island is 164 miles.

It takes approximately 15 h 57 min to get from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island.
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  • Distance: 163.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 57 min

What companies run services between Ketchikan, AK, USA and Queen Charlotte Island, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island. 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 Skidegate, take the car ferry to Alliford Bay, then take the travel to Queen Charlotte Island. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Ketchikan to Queen Charlotte Island via Ketchikan, Prince Rupert, Prince Rupert, BC, Skidegate, and Alliford Bay in around 16 h 6 min.

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 Skidegate
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$37
Standard Vehicle
$164
Motorcycle
$101
Car ferry from Skidegate to Alliford Bay
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$8
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18

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