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

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Fly from Digby Island  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Digby Island (YPR) to Kamloops (YKA) YPR - YKA

$153 - $579

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Bus  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Prince Rupert to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George, BC to Kamloops 5033

$67 - $117

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Train to Terrace, fly  •  7 h 35 min

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

$197 - $588

Train to Smithers, fly  •  10 h 20 min

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

$237 - $532

Train, bus  •  22 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Vanderhoof
  2. Take the bus from Vanderhoof to Prince George
  3. Take the bus from Prince George to Valemount
  4. Take the bus from Valemount, BC to Kamloops, BC

Drive  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Prince Rupert to Kamloops 777.6 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops is to bus which costs $85 - $160 and takes 20 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prince Rupert to Kamloops. However, there are services departing from Prince Rupert and arriving at Kamloops via Dominion at 7th Ave and Prince George, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

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The distance between Prince Rupert and Kamloops is 789 km. The road distance is 1244.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 25 min and costs $85 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops, including transfers.

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Prince Rupert to Kamloops bus services, operated by BC Bus North, depart from Prince Rupert station.

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The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops is to fly which takes 6 h 12 min and costs $190 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $160 and takes 20 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Digby Island Airport to Kamloops Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Prince Rupert to Kamloops bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Kamloops station.

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Map of how to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops.
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  • Distance: 493.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

Air Canada flies from Prince Rupert to Kamloops twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Prince Rupert to Kamloops via Prince George, Dominion at 7th Ave, Patricia at 10th Ave, and Prince George, BC in around 20 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Digby Island to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Terrace to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Terrace to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Smithers to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Smithers to Kamloops via Prince George
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
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
$95 - $140
Train from Prince Rupert to Smithers
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Prince Rupert to Vanderhoof
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $190
Business
$140 - $200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$250 - $350
Bus operators
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince Rupert to Prince George
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Vanderhoof to Prince George
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Bus from Prince George to Valemount
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
bcbus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Prince George, BC to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $85
Bus from Valemount, BC to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Prince Rupert to Kamloops is 1244 km. It takes approximately 17 h 32 min to drive from Prince Rupert to Kamloops.

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Air Canada offers flights from Digby Island Airport to Kamloops Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Kamloops. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Digby Island Airport is to bus and ferry which takes 30 min and costs .

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