There are 4 ways to get from Prince Rupert to Skagway by car ferry, plane or ferry

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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Car ferry  •  38 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway Prince Rupert

$180 - $950

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Car ferry, fly to Skagway  •  11 h 23 min

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

$117 - $691

2 alternative options

Car ferry, fly to Juneau  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Juneau (JNU) KTN - JNU
  3. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Skagway, AK

$179 - $1,002

Car ferry, fly to Haines, ferry  •  13 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Haines (HNS) KTN - HNS
  3. Take the ferry from Haines, AK to Skagway, AK

$194 - $767

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Prince Rupert and arriving at Skagway. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 38 h.

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The distance between Prince Rupert and Skagway is 648 km.

The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Skagway without a car is to car ferry which takes 38 h and costs .

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The car ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway takes 38 h including transfers and departs three times a week.

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The quickest flight from Ketchikan Airport to Juneau Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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Skagway is 1 h behind Prince Rupert. It is currently 4:00 PM in Prince Rupert and 3:00 PM in Skagway.

Island Air Express and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Ketchikan Airport to Juneau Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Skagway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prince Rupert to Skagway.
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  • Distance: 405 miles
  • Duration: 38 h

What companies run services between Prince Rupert, BC, Canada and Skagway, AK, USA?

Alaska DOT operates a car ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway 3 times a week. Tickets cost $180 - $950 and the journey takes 38 h.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Juneau
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Ketchikan to Juneau via Sitka
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Island Air Express
Website
islandairx.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Juneau
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Alaska Seaplane
Website
flyalaskaseaplanes.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Skagway via Juneau
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Ketchikan to Haines via Juneau
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $470
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
eweb-prod-almc.carus.com
Passenger
$180 - $270
Vehicle
$600 - $950
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 Juneau to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$35 - $55
Vehicle
$110 - $170
Haines Skagway Fast Ferry
Website
hainesskagwayfastferry.com
Ferry from Haines, AK to Skagway, AK
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
hainesskagwayfastferry.com

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