Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert boat harbor © Simon Racliffe Fishing, a popular past time can result in some real big results © Simon Racliffe Totem poles preserve the rich local history by way of story telling © Simon Racliffe Whales abound in the waters around Prince Rupert BC © Simon Racliffe Hiking and exploring are great ways to enjoy the area © Simon Racliffe Enjoy a round of golf during your stay at the area golf course © Simon Racliffe

Driving to Prince Rupert, British Columbia provides for a fantastic road trip but is not the only way to travel to this port community. There are bus lines, rail travel, airlines and even the BC ferry system that provide transportation links. More than just a vital transportation hub, Prince Rupert is a surprisingly cosmopolitan city that offers visitors a combination of unique experiences including nature, history, and local personality. Visit for more information on available activities and accommodations.

Prince Rupert is the last stop on the east-west Highway 16, about 900 road miles northwest of Bellingham, Washington. Prince Rupert is 91 nautical miles southeast of Ketchikan or approximately 6 hours by ferry. Prince Rupert offers attractions that bring the coast's ancient Aboriginal culture and pioneer heritage alive, along with great restaurants, fascinating shops, and colorful neighborhoods.

Travel to Canada from Alaska – If you are planning to travel through Canada, please check the latest entry restrictions before attempting to cross the border

Travelers driving to or from Alaska through Canada must review current border restrictions before arrival. Note: If you are unable to cross the border, you will need to book return passage at your own cost. AMHS will not provide refunds for failed border crossings.

Note: The summer 2024 schedule will not have a vessel equipped to service Prince Rupert, due to international service regulations and crewing shortages. Yakutat Haines Skagway Gustavus Juneau Pelican Hoonah Tenakee Angoon Sitka Kake Petersburg Wrangell Ketchikan Metlakatla Prince Rupert Bellingham Southeast Alaska Routes

Prince Rupert Port & Terminal Information (YPR)

2100 Park Avenue
Prince Rupert, BC
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Centrally located in town
Contact: (907)465-3941

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