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There are 7 ways to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops by plane, train, shuttle, car ferry, bus 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 Digby Island to Kamloops  •  8 h 24 min

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

$130 - $550

6 alternative options

Train to Terrace, fly to Kamloops  •  8 h 22 min

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

$189 - $565

Fly Digby Island to Vancouver, shuttle  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Digby Island (YPR) to Vancouver (YVR) YPR - YVR
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Visitor Info Centre

$218 - $533

Car ferry, train, bus  •  31 h 58 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan to Bellingham, WA
  3. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  4. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC

$351 - $1,605

Train, bus via Lake Louise, AB  •  45 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Jasper
  2. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
  3. Take the bus from Lake Louise, AB to Kamloops, BC

$265 - $405

Train, bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Jasper
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Chilliwack
  3. Take the bus from Chilliwack, BC to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops

$258 - $452

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 drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 17 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops is to fly and shuttle which costs $280 - $700 and takes 8 h 10 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 car ferry and train and bus which takes 31 h 58 min and costs $450 - $2,100.

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It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Digby Island Airport to Kamloops Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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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 $53 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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Map of how to get from Prince Rupert to Kamloops.
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  • Distance: 493.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 24 min

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

Air Canada flies from Prince Rupert to Kamloops 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Digby Island to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Digby Island to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Terrace to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Terrace to Kamloops via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Digby Island to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Terrace to Kamloops via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
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 Prince Rupert to Jasper
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 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
Train from Jasper to Chilliwack
Ave. Duration
18 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
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 Bellingham Amtrak Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Tastefull Excursions Shuttle
Phone
250-312-0707
Email
shuttle@tastefullexcursions.ca
Website
tastefullexcursions.ca
Shuttle from Vancouver Airport to Kamloops Visitor Info Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$123
Schedules at
tastefullexcursions.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
myebus.ca
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Jasper, AB to Lake Louise, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Lake Louise, AB to Kamloops, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from Chilliwack, BC to Kamloops, BC - Tourism Kamloops
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
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 Ketchikan to Bellingham, WA
Ave. Duration
16 h
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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