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There are 6 ways to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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Fly Tofino to Digby Island  •  5h 34m

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

$143 - $509

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Fly Tofino to Terrace, train  •  7h 35m

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

$188 - $518

Fly Tofino to Smithers, train  •  12h 1m

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

$216 - $645

Bus, bus to Comox, fly to Terrace, train  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Tofino, BC to Parksville
  2. Take the bus from Parksville Shell to Courtenay, BC - Driftwood Mall
  3. Fly from Comox (YQQ) to Terrace (YXT) YQQ - YXT
  4. Take the train from Terrace to Prince Rupert

$276 - $822

Drive, car ferry  •  22h 6m

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

$192 - $611

Bus, car ferry  •  26h 44m

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

$234 - $738

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 5h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 5h 34m.

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The distance between Tofino and Prince Rupert is 648 km.

The best way to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 26h 44m and costs $300 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m 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 9h 46m and has one stopover.

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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 $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tofino to Tofino Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs $40 - $55.

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Map of how to get from Tofino to Prince Rupert.
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  • Distance: 405.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

Pacific Coastal Airlines and Air Canada fly from Tofino to Prince Rupert 6 times a week.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Tofino to Digby Island via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Tofino to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Tofino to Smithers via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Comox to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Tofino to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Tofino to Terrace via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Comox to Terrace via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Comox to Terrace via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Terrace to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
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 Smithers to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Tofino, BC to Parksville
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $85
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Parksville to Port Hardy
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Parksville Shell to Courtenay, BC - Driftwood Mall
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$158
Standard Vehicle
$516
Motorcycle
$337

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