There are 8 ways to get from Portland to Prince Rupert by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Digby Island  •  8 h 21 min

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

$162 - $1,402

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Fly to Terrace, train  •  9 h 45 min

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

$186 - $652

Fly to Ketchikan, car ferry  •  13 h 2 min

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

$214 - $970

Bus, car ferry via Seattle, Wa  •  28 h 20 min

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

$325 - $1,583

Train, car ferry  •  28 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Union Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  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

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

$212 - $686

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 which costs $160 - $1,400 and takes 8 h 21 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 bus and car ferry which takes 28 h 20 min and costs $320 - $1,600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 21 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 8 h 21 min and costs $160 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $700 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 4 h 26 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: 8 h 21 min

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

Air Canada and Alaska Airlines, Inc. fly from Portland to Prince Rupert 4 times a day. 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
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Portland to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Medford, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Spokane, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Portland to Ketchikan via Eugene, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Terrace via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Portland to Terrace via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
$95 - $130
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $250
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $440
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $130
Economy
$150 - $220
Economy Plus
$220 - $300
Business
$230 - $320
Business Plus/Sleeper
$410 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Union Station to Bellingham Amtrak
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Portland, Or to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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

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