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There are 2 ways to get from Seattle to Queen Charlotte by plane, ferry, bus or train

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Fly, ferry

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Sandspit (YZP)
  2. Take the ferry from Alliford Bay to Skidegate

1 alternative option

Bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Seattle to Vancouver
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper
  3. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  4. Take the ferry from Prince Rupert to Skidegate
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International entry into Canada from United States

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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • Unvaccinated Canadian citizens and residents are permitted to to enter Canada but must self-quarantine for 14 days
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Queen Charlotte is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Queen Charlotte is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Queen Charlotte is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Queen Charlotte is to fly and ferry which costs $180 - $410 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Queen Charlotte is to fly and ferry which costs $180 - $410 and takes 8h 21m.

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The distance between Seattle and Queen Charlotte is 933 km.

The best way to get from Seattle to Queen Charlotte without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 2 days 17h and costs $300 - $900.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from Seattle to Queen Charlotte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Sandspit Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 3m and has one stopover.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Air Canada offer flights from Seattle Airport to Sandspit Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Queen Charlotte. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 33 min and costs $1 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Queen Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 933.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Queen Charlotte, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Queen Charlotte. However, you can take the tram to SeaTac/Airport Station, take the walk to Seattle airport, fly to Sandspit, take the drive to Alliford Bay, take the ferry to Skidegate, then take the drive to Queen Charlotte. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seattle to Queen Charlotte via Vancouver, Vancouver, Jasper, Prince Rupert, Prince Rupert, and Skidegate in around 2 days 17h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Sandspit via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$100 - $130
Business
$180 - $250
Economy
$140 - $170
EconomyPlus
$270 - $380
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$140 - $170
Business
$220 - $320
Economy
$190 - $220
EconomyPlus
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Seattle to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$23 - $65
Adult Advance Purchase
$16 - $23
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
1-888-223-3779
Website
bcferries.com
Ferry from Alliford Bay to Skidegate
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$7 - $11
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$19 - $27
Ferry from Prince Rupert to Skidegate
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$30 - $45
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$100 - $150

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