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Prince Rupert-Skagway

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Destination(s) 🇺🇸 USA, Alaska
Distance 400 Miles, 640 km
Duration 42 hours
Operated by Alaska Marine Highway
Sailings Up to 2 times per week
2p+Car+Return in our estimation $ 905
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The ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway is one of the top crossings in the world in terms of interest from passengers.

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Everything about Prince Rupert-Skagway

  • The distance from harbor (Skagway) to harbor (Prince Rupert) is about 400 Miles. (640 km)
  • The Alaska Marine Highway on this route sails up to 2 times per week.
  • The duration of this crossing is 42 hours However keep in mind this can change based on the weather, season and different ships on the route.
  • Want to book this connection? Try: Alaska Marine Highway
  • Prince Rupert harbor address: 809 Harris Ave – Bellingham – WA 98225 – USA
  • Skagway harbor address: Mile 0 Klondike Highway – Skagway – AK 99840 – USA

Pricing on the Prince Rupert-Skagway ferry.

If you want to take the ferry to Prince Rupert or the other way around from Skagway to Prince Rupert the minimal price for a single trip for one person will be close to 217 dollars. This price however can change due to fuel surcharges and things like discounts based on age or what you want to bring along on the ferry.

On we really want to deliver the info that you seek. That's why we don't only list the from price but we also wanted to list the average price you can expect on your bill when travelling towards Prince Rupert. This price is based on the average price for two persons. It's important to note however that when a car transfer is possible we added a car, so car ferries have a more serious average price! For Prince Rupert-Skagway we calculated that an average price for two persons would be around $ 905.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Prince Rupert and Skagway is currently operated by: Alaska Marine Highway.

How long does the Prince Rupert-Skagway crossing take?

The travel time of the Prince Rupert-Skagway ferry is around: 42 hours. Please arrive early at the harbor and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Prince Rupert-Skagway ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Prince Rupert to Skagway (or the ferry from Skagway to Prince Rupert) Up to 2 Times p/week. Depending on the season, the amount of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Prince Rupert and Skagway?

The distance between Prince Rupert and Skagway is approximately 397 miles or 640 km.

Prince Rupert-Skagway
Prince Rupert-Skagway