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There are 9 ways to get from Portland to Prince Rupert by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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

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Fly to Digby Island  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Digby Island (YPR) PDX - YPR

$162 - $1,402

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Fly to Terrace, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Terrace (YXT) PDX - YXT
  2. Take the train from Terrace to Prince Rupert

$198 - $662

Fly to Ketchikan, car ferry  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Ketchikan (KTN) PDX - KTN
  2. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC

$214 - $968

Fly to Smithers, train  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PDX) to Smithers (YYD) PDX - YYD
  2. Take the train from Smithers to Prince Rupert

$226 - $1,538

Train, car ferry  •  28 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Bellingham Amtrak Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
  3. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC

$345 - $1,635

Bus, car ferry  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
  3. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC

$326 - $1,582

Bus, bus and ferry, car ferry  •  38 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Victoria, BC
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center to Port Hardy
  4. Take the car ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, BC

Train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper
  3. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert

$287 - $566

Drive  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Prince Rupert 1184.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Prince Rupert is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 24 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Prince Rupert is to fly and train which costs $190 - $700 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portland station to Prince Rupert. However, there are services departing from Portland Union Station and arriving at Prince Rupert via Vancouver and Jasper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between Portland and Prince Rupert is 699 miles. The road distance is 1184.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Prince Rupert without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 28 h 32 min and costs $340 - $1,700.

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It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Portland to Prince Rupert, including transfers.

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Portland to Prince Rupert train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Portland Union Station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Prince Rupert is to fly which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $160 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $280 - $600 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Digby Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 56 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Prince Rupert.
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  • Distance: 698.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

What companies run services between Portland, OR, USA and Prince Rupert, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines fly from Portland to Prince Rupert every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Portland to Prince Rupert via Vancouver Pacific Central Station, Vancouver, and Jasper in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Digby Island via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Digby Island via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Digby Island via Sacramento, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Smithers via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Smithers via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Smithers via Sacramento, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Medford, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Eugene, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via San Francisco, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Redmond, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Terrace via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Terrace via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Terrace to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Train from Smithers to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $140
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$180 - $250
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $130
Economy
$130 - $190
EconomyPlus
$160 - $230
Business
$230 - $330
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Bellingham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Portland Union Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
boltbus.com
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center to Port Hardy
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$45 - $65
Vehicle
$140 - $210
Car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$250 - $360
Vehicle
$850 - $1,300
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$158
Standard Vehicle
$516
Motorcycle
$337

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Prince Rupert is 1185 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 55 min to drive from Portland to Prince Rupert.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Portland Airport to Digby Island Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Prince Rupert. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to tram which takes 35 min and costs $3.

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