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There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert by plane, shuttle, train, car ferry or car

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Fly Seattle to Digby Island  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Digby Island (YPR) SEA - YPR

$153 - $1,404

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Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Digby Island  •  7 h 59 min

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

$175 - $613

Fly Seattle to Terrace, train  •  9 h 36 min

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

$198 - $663

Fly Seattle to Ketchikan, car ferry  •  11 h 21 min

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

$224 - $570

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Terrace, train  •  9 h 30 min

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

$180 - $442

Train, car ferry  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
  2. Take the car ferry from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
  3. Take the car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC

$324 - $1,572

Train  •  2 days 9 h

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

$266 - $503

Drive  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Prince Rupert 1011 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 21 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert is to shuttle and fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 7 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Prince Rupert. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Prince Rupert via Vancouver and Jasper. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Prince Rupert is 582 miles. The road distance is 1011 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 24 h 32 min and costs $320 - $1,600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert is to fly which takes 8 h 25 min and costs $150 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $260 - $550 and takes 2 days 9 h.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Digby Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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Seattle to Prince Rupert train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Prince Rupert station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Prince Rupert.
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  • Distance: 581.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

Air Canada and Delta fly from Seattle to Prince Rupert 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Prince Rupert via Vancouver Pacific Central Station, Vancouver, and Jasper in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Digby Island via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Digby Island via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Vancouver to Digby Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Seattle to Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Terrace to Prince Rupert
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 Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$180 - $250
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 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
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 Seattle King Street Station to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Vancouver Pacific Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
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 Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Ketchikan, AK to Prince Rupert, BC
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 Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
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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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Prince Rupert is 1011 miles. It takes approximately 21 h 52 min to drive from Seattle to Prince Rupert.

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Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Seattle Airport to Digby Island Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Prince Rupert. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs $2 - $4.

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