There are 7 ways to get from Prince Rupert to Seattle by car ferry, plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Car ferry to Ketchikan, fly to Seattle  •  10 h 4 min

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

$225 - $566

Cheapest option

Fly Digby Island to Vancouver, shuttle  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Digby Island (YPR) to Vancouver (YVR) YPR - YVR
  2. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre

$135 - $470

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Train to Terrace, fly to Seattle  •  8 h 33 min

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

$146 - $492

Train to Terrace, fly to Vancouver, shuttle  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Terrace
  2. Fly from Terrace (YXT) to Vancouver (YVR) YXT - YVR
  3. Take a shuttle bus from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre

$164 - $428

Car ferry, bus  •  25 h 27 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 bus from Bellingham, Wa to Seattle, Wa

$311 - $1,540

Train  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Jasper
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Vancouver
  3. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station

$194 - $627

Drive  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Prince Rupert to Seattle 1011.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Prince Rupert to Seattle is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 21 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prince Rupert to Seattle is to fly and shuttle which costs $170 - $650 and takes 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Prince Rupert to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Prince Rupert and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Jasper and Vancouver Pacific Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

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The distance between Prince Rupert and Seattle is 931 km. The road distance is 1618.1 km.

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The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Seattle without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 25 h 27 min and costs $400 - $2,000.

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Prince Rupert to Seattle, including transfers.

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Prince Rupert to Seattle train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Prince Rupert station.

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The quickest flight from Ketchikan Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Prince Rupert to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prince Rupert to Seattle is 1618 km. It takes approximately 21 h 52 min to drive from Prince Rupert to Seattle.

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Map of how to get from Prince Rupert to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 581.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

What companies run services between Prince Rupert, BC, Canada and Seattle, WA, USA?

You can take a train from Prince Rupert to Seattle via Jasper, Vancouver, and Vancouver Pacific Central Station in around 2 days 15 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Terrace to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $950
Flights from Digby Island to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Terrace to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Terrace to Seattle via Vancouver, Victoria
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Terrace to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Terrace to Seattle via Vancouver, Victoria
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Terrace to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
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 Jasper
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $130
Economy
$160 - $220
Economy Plus
$220 - $310
Business
$230 - $320
Business Plus/Sleeper
$410 - $600
Train from Jasper to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
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
$320 - $440
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 Vancouver Pacific Central Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond to Seattle, WA - Convention Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.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 Bellingham, Wa to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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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