Getting to Prince Rupert, BC: TransportationPrince Rupert is the transportation hub of northern BC, offering many travel options by air, sea and land. Depending on the time you have available during your visit with Foggy Point Charters, you may even want to consider combining different modes of travel to enhance your North Coast experience.
Air Canada Jazz flies twice daily from Vancouver International Airport connecting with domestic and international carriers. Flying time is approximately two hours.
Hawkair flies daily from Vancouver's convenient South Terminal. Flying time is approximately two hours.
The Skeena leaves Jasper and Prince Rupert three times per week (on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays) – daylight service. The train stops overnight in Prince George. (Accommodations are not provided by VIA Rail.)
Ferries offer year-round service, cruising with or without your vehicle. Attractive passenger lounges with large viewing windows, outdoor observation areas, food service, cabins, and gift shops on these ships cater to passenger comfort.
Land access from Prince George is by Trans-Canada Yellowhead Highway 16. Connections north from Vancouver, south from Dawson Creek (Highway 97) or west from Alberta (Highway 16), can be made in Prince George. Connect with Highway 37 east of Terrace for travel south from Stewart/Hyder and the Yukon, or north from Kitimat. Greyhound Bus Lines offers twice-a-day service between Prince Rupert and Prince George, with connections to points north, south and east.
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Accommodations in Prince Rupert, BCPrince Rupert hotels, B & Bs, and Inns offer a range of services and amenities to accommodate the different preferences and needs of clients, a few of which are highlighted below. Learn more about each lodging choice through their websites.
Anchor InnSituated midway between the B.C. Ferries / Alaska Marine Highway & VIA Rail terminals and downtown Prince Rupert, Anchor Inn backs on to a trailed park. The Inn offers 44 spacious rooms with wireless Internet, TV with movie channels, pet friendly and features the Portside Restaurant and Portside Pub & Grill.
Andree’s B & BThis heritage home, with a handsome outdoor deck and garden, overlooks the city and harbour. This B & B has four sleeping rooms, living room and dining room for guests. Conveniently located, the quiet neighbourhood is only a five minute walk from downtown shopping and major attractions. www.andreesbb.com
Coast Prince Rupert HotelCentrally located downtown near the terminals for the Alaska Marine Highway System and BC Ferries, as well Air Canada, the hotel offers 95 air-conditioned guest rooms, many with seascape views. Featuring warm welcomes, friendly service and comfort for the whole family. The Coast is equipped with 2 double beds per room, cable TV and features Charlie’s Restaurant, Johnnie B Pub and The Underground Cabaret.
Crest HotelThis four diamond hotel is centrally located and has an outstanding waterfront view. The genuine hospitality and quality facilities make the Crest’s reputation superior. The Crest is equipped with hot tub, fitness center, satellite cable TV, sundeck and features Charley’s Lounge and the famous Waterfront Restaurant.
Inn on the HarbourMore than half the rooms enjoy a view of the port of Prince Rupert. This hotel is centrally located, with a welcoming staff and complimentary continental breakfast. It is located only minutes from ferry, train, bus and airline terminals. Local shopping and tourist attractions are within walking distance. All rooms feature televisions, fans, hair dryers and small fridges for your comfort and convenience. www.innontheharbour.com
Java Lodge B & BThis spot has 4 bedrooms (2 smaller and 2 larger with views), 2 bathrooms, large kitchen with eating area, common/living room with TV/DVD, and balcony. Breakfast is included each day and bag lunches can be made at the café/bistro downstairs for your fishing day. It is located downtown above a café/bistro with Internet/computer access, Javadotcup. These 2 establishments are housed in a pioneer-built bank that has been renovated and re-decorated. www.citytel.net/javalodge
Prince Rupert RV CampgroundLocated 3/4 km from ferry terminals. Serviced and unserviced sites, tenting and overflow areas. Hot showers, flush toilets, coin laundry and sani-dump. www.princerupertrv.com
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