Prince George to Prince Rupert train

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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 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$67.65
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Prince George to Prince Rupert

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)



Helen E

June 17, 2023- Solo travel

VIA Rail

Pros: The magnificent scenery and being looked after by Walter. Cons: More dual tracks to prevent some long delays.

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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$68.56
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Prince George and Prince Rupert. In addition to being completely green-certified, VIA Rail’s new, state-of-the-art trains feature amenities such as free reliable Wi-Fi, wide aisles, ergonomic seats, and wheelchair lifts in every accessible car. VIA Rail is known for its unparalleled customer service and snazzy black and yellow paint scheme.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

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.

Sunday 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 Sunday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

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

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.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in Prince George?

Main departure station: Prince George

There is one train station in Prince George.

All train stations in Prince George:

  • Prince George

Where is the train station in Prince Rupert?

Main arrival station: Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert has one train station.

All train stations in Prince Rupert:

  • Prince Rupert

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