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There are 6 ways to get from Prince Rupert to Barkerville by bus, train, car or plane

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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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Prince Rupert to Prince George, BC
  2. Take the bus from Prince George, BC - Travelodge to Quesnel, BC - Tower Inn
  3. Take the bus from Quesnel, BC - Reid & Laurent St to Wells, BC

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Vanderhoof
  2. Take the bus from Vanderhoof to Prince George, BC
  3. Take the bus from Prince George, BC - Travelodge to Quesnel, BC - Tower Inn
  4. Take the bus from Quesnel, BC - Reid & Laurent St to Wells, BC

Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Dome Creek
  2. Drive from Dome Creek to Barkerville

Drive

  1. Drive from Prince Rupert to Barkerville

Bus, fly to Quesnel

  1. Take the bus from Prince Rupert to Terrance Skeena Mall
  2. Fly from Terrace (YXT) to Quesnel (YQZ)
  3. Take the bus from Quesnel, BC - Reid & Laurent St to Wells, BC

Bus, fly to Prince George

  1. Take the bus from Prince Rupert to Terrance Skeena Mall
  2. Fly from Terrace (YXT) to Prince George (YXS)
  3. Take the bus from Prince George, BC - Travelodge to Quesnel, BC - Tower Inn
  4. Take the bus from Quesnel, BC - Reid & Laurent St to Wells, BC
Prince Rupert → Barkerville
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The cheapest way to get from Prince Rupert to Barkerville is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 11h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Prince Rupert to Barkerville is to bus and fly which costs $240 - $1,300 and takes 10h 46m.

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The distance between Prince Rupert and Barkerville is 597 km. The road distance is 904.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Barkerville without a car is to bus which takes 16h 23m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 16h 23m to get from Prince Rupert to Barkerville, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Terrace Airport to Quesnel Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prince Rupert to Barkerville is 904 km. It takes approximately 11h 43m to drive from Prince Rupert to Barkerville.

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WestJet, Air Canada and Central Mountain Air offer flights from Terrace Airport to Quesnel Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Barkerville. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prince Rupert to Barkerville.
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  • Distance: 597.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 23m

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

You can take a bus from Prince Rupert to Barkerville via Prince George, BC, Prince George, BC - Travelodge, Quesnel, BC - Tower Inn, Quesnel, BC - Reid & Laurent St, and Wells, BC in around 16h 23m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Terrace to Quesnel via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Terrace to Quesnel via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Terrace to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Prince Rupert to Vanderhoof
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$80 - $110
Business
$150 - $200
Economy
$120 - $140
EconomyPlus
$200 - $290
Train from Prince Rupert to Dome Creek
Ave. Duration
26h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$110 - $140
Business
$180 - $260
Economy
$150 - $180
EconomyPlus
$280 - $400
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince Rupert to Prince George, BC
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Adult
$50 - $75
Bus from Vanderhoof to Prince George, BC
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Adult
$29 - $40
Bus from Prince Rupert to Terrance Skeena Mall
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Adult
$30 - $45
Adventure Charters
Phone
250-305-2251
Email
info@adventurecharters.ca
Website
adventurecharters.ca
Bus from Prince George, BC - Travelodge to Quesnel, BC - Tower Inn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
adventurecharters.ca
Book at
adventurecharters.ca
Adult
$30 - $45
BC Transit - Quesnel Transit System
Phone
+1 250-992-1109
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Quesnel, BC - Reid & Laurent St to Wells, BC
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $5
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Adult
$2
Senior (65+)
$2
Student (6-12)
$2
Child (up to 6)
$0
Wells
$5

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