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

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Fly to Digby Island  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Tofino (YAZ) to Digby Island (YPR) YAZ - YPR

$123 - $488

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Fly to Terrace, train  •  9 h 47 min

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

$156 - $488

Fly to Smithers, train  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Tofino (YAZ) to Smithers (YYD) YAZ - YYD
  2. Take the train from Smithers to Prince Rupert

$176 - $635

Drive, car ferry  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Tofino to Port Hardy
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, BC

$192 - $611

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert is to fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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The distance between Tofino and Prince Rupert is 648 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 43 min to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tofino Airport to Digby Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 31 min and has one stopover.

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K D Air Corporation, Pacific Coastal Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Tofino Airport to Digby Island Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Prince Rupert. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tofino to Tofino Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs $16 - $24.

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Map of how to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert.
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  • Distance: 405.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 43 min

What companies run services between Tofino, BC, Canada and Prince Rupert, BC, Canada?

K D Air Corporation, Air Canada and Pacific Coastal Airlines fly from Tofino to Prince Rupert twice daily.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Tofino to Digby Island via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Tofino to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Tofino to Smithers via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Tofino to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
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
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
Train from Smithers to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$160
Standard Vehicle
$523
Motorcycle
$341

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