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There is 1 way to get from Skagway to Queen Charlotte by car ferry, train or ferry

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Car ferry, train, ferry

  1. Take the car ferry from Skagway to Juneau, AK
  2. Take the car ferry from Juneau to Bellingham, WA
  3. Take the train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Vancouver
  4. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper
  5. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  6. Take the ferry from Prince Rupert to Skidegate
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International entry into Canada from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of 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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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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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: 27 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Skagway to Queen Charlotte is to car ferry and train and ferry which costs $700 - $1,900 and takes 5 days 15h.

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The fastest way to get from Skagway to Queen Charlotte is to car ferry and train and ferry which takes 5 days 15h and costs $700 - $1,900.

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The distance between Skagway and Queen Charlotte is 717 km.

The best way to get from Skagway to Queen Charlotte without a car is to car ferry and train and ferry which takes 5 days 15h and costs $700 - $1,900.

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It takes approximately 5 days 15h to get from Skagway to Queen Charlotte, including transfers.

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Queen Charlotte is 1h ahead of Skagway. It is currently 2:42 AM in Skagway and 3:42 AM in Queen Charlotte.

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

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Map of how to get from Skagway to Queen Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 717.1 km
  • Duration: 5 days 15h

What companies run services between Skagway, AK, USA and Queen Charlotte, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Skagway to Queen Charlotte. However, you can take the car ferry to Juneau, AK, take the walk to Juneau, take the car ferry to Bellingham, WA, take the walk to Bellingham Amtrak Station, take the train to Vancouver, take the train to Jasper, take the train to Prince Rupert, take the walk to Prince Rupert, take the ferry to Skidegate, then take the taxi to Queen Charlotte.

Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bellingham Amtrak Station to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
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
Ferry operators
Alaska DOT
Phone
+1 800-642-0066
Website
dot.state.ak.us
Car ferry from Skagway to Juneau, AK
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$23 - $40
Senior Citizen 65+
$40 - $60
Adult 12+
$45 - $75
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$200 - $280
Car ferry from Juneau to Bellingham, WA
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Schedules at
dot.state.ak.us
Book at
dot.state.ak.us
Child 6-11
$250 - $390
Senior Citizen 65+
$420 - $650
Adult 12+
$500 - $800
Vehicle - Car (variable)
$2,100 - $3,000
BC Ferries
Phone
1-888-223-3779
Website
bcferries.com
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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