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

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Car ferry to Ketchikan, fly to Anchorage, bus  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Anchorage (ANC) KTN - ANC
  3. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska

$393 - $832

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Car ferry to Ketchikan, fly to Cordova, car ferry  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Cordova (CDV) KTN - CDV
  3. Take the car ferry from Cordova to Whittier

$278 - $1,207

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Car ferry to Ketchikan, fly to Kenai, bus, drive  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Kenai (ENA) KTN - ENA
  3. Take the bus from Soldotna Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce to Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s
  4. Drive from Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s to Whittier

$435 - $1,708

Train to Terrace, fly to Anchorage, bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Prince Rupert to Terrace
  2. Fly from Terrace (YXT) to Anchorage (ANC) YXT - ANC
  3. Take the bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska

$354 - $959

Car ferry to Ketchikan, fly to Homer, bus, drive  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Ketchikan, AK
  2. Fly from Ketchikan (KTN) to Homer (HOM) KTN - HOM
  3. Take the bus from Homer, AK to Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s
  4. Drive from Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s to Whittier

$625 - $2,588

Car ferry  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert to Juneau Prince Rupert
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Whittier Bellingham

$363 - $1,842

Drive  •  37 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Prince Rupert to Whittier 1630.1 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Prince Rupert to Whittier is to drive which costs $270 - $410 and takes 37 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prince Rupert to Whittier is to train and fly and bus which costs $450 - $1,300 and takes 15 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Prince Rupert to Whittier. However, there are services departing from Prince Rupert and arriving at Whittier via Juneau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Prince Rupert and Whittier is 1303 km. The road distance is 2608.2 km.

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The best way to get from Prince Rupert to Whittier without a car is to car ferry which takes 2 days 22 h and costs $460 - $2,400.

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It takes approximately 17 h 4 min to get from Prince Rupert to Whittier, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ketchikan Airport to Anchorage Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Whittier is 1 h behind Prince Rupert. It is currently 1:44 PM in Prince Rupert and 12:44 PM in Whittier.

Yes, the driving distance between Prince Rupert to Whittier is 2608 km. It takes approximately 37 h 10 min to drive from Prince Rupert to Whittier.

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

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Map of how to get from Prince Rupert to Whittier.
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  • Distance: 814.4 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 4 min

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

There is no direct connection from Prince Rupert to Whittier. However, you can take the car ferry to Ketchikan, AK, take the walk to Ketchikan, AL, take the car ferry to Ketchikan International Airport, take the walk to Ketchikan airport, fly to Anchorage, take the walk to Anchorage, AK - Airport, then take the bus to Whittier. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Ketchikan, AK, take the walk to Ketchikan, AL, take the car ferry to Ketchikan International Airport, take the walk to Ketchikan airport, fly to Cordova, take the taxi to Cordova, then take the car ferry to Whittier.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Juneau
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Seattle, Portland
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Anchorage via Seattle, Fairbanks
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $470
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Juneau, Yakutat
Ave. Duration
15 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Juneau, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Seattle, Juneau, Yakutat
Ave. Duration
18 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Sitka, Juneau, Yakutat
Ave. Duration
18 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Juneau, Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
22 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Cordova via Seattle, Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
22 h 6 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Juneau, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Seattle, Fairbanks, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
13 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Ketchikan to Kenai via Seattle, Portland, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
16 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from Terrace to Anchorage via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Ketchikan to Homer via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,600
Flights from Ketchikan to Homer via Juneau, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Ketchikan to Homer via Seattle, Fairbanks, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $4,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Terrace to Anchorage via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Terrace to Anchorage via Vancouver, Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Terrace to Anchorage via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Ravn Alaska
Website
flyravn.com
Flights from Ketchikan to Homer via Seattle, Anchorage
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,400
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
Bus operators
Park Connection Motor Coach
Website
alaskacoach.com
Bus from Anchorage, AK - Airport to Whittier Cruise Terminal - Alaska
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
alaskacoach.com
Stage Line in Homer
Website
stagelineinhomer.com
Bus from Soldotna Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce to Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
stagelineinhomer.com
Bus from Homer, AK to Cooper Landing, AK - Wildman’s
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
stagelineinhomer.com
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 Cordova to Whittier
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$40 - $65
Vehicle
$130 - $200
Car ferry from Prince Rupert to Juneau
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
eweb-prod-almc.carus.com
Passenger
$150 - $220
Vehicle
$500 - $750
Car ferry from Juneau to Whittier
Ave. Duration
42 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Passenger
$210 - $310
Vehicle
$700 - $1,100

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