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Trains from Prince George to Prince Rupert

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Prince George - Prince Rupert Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Prince George to Prince Rupert. Traveling by train from Prince George to Prince Rupert usually takes around 12 hours and 25 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance308 mi (495 km)
Fastest train12h 25m
Lowest price$84.87
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Prince George to Prince Rupert

Monthly average prices


Which train should you take from Prince George to Prince Rupert?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Prince George to Prince Rupert. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail112h 25m$92.52
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Prince George to Prince Rupert start from $85, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Prince Rupert. VIA Rail in Prince George leaves from Prince George VIA Station . And in Prince Rupert trains arrive at Prince Rupert VIA Station .

    From Prince George to Prince Rupert train travel on VIA Rail takes 12 hours and 25 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Prince George to Prince Rupert during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Prince George to Prince Rupert?

The distance between Prince George and Prince Rupert is approximately 308 miles, or 495 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 25 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Prince George to Prince Rupert. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Prince George at 8:00am and arrives in Prince Rupert around 12 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Prince George to Prince Rupert?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Prince Rupert with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Prince Rupert to Prince George.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prince George?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Prince George.

All train stations in Prince George:

  • Prince George VIA Station

Where is the train station in Prince Rupert?

Arrival stations

Prince Rupert has one train station.

Train stations in Prince Rupert:

  • Prince Rupert VIA Station

Need a return trip from Prince Rupert to Prince George?

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