There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Digby Island  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Digby Island (YPR) YVR - YPR

$130 - $550

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Prince George, BC 5016 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prince George, BC to Prince Rupert, BC 5039

$88 - $214

2 alternative options

Fly to Terrace, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Terrace (YXT) YVR - YXT
  2. Take the bus from Terrace, BC to Prince Rupert, BC

$111 - $323

Drive  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Prince Rupert 939.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert is to bus which costs $110 - $290 and takes 23 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert is to fly which costs $170 - $750 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Prince Rupert is 747 km. The road distance is 1502.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Vancouver to Prince Rupert, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Prince Rupert. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Prince Rupert, BC via Prince George, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 25 min.

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

Air Canada flies from Vancouver to Prince Rupert 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vancouver to Prince Rupert via Prince George, BC in around 23 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Digby Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Terrace
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Terrace, BC to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $20
Online Fare
$15 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $40
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Prince George, BC
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$85 - $130
Bus from Prince George, BC to Prince Rupert, BC
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $80
Standard Fare
$65 - $100
Refundable
$75 - $110

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