Prince Rupert travel guide

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You're Going to Love Prince Rupert

With a population of 14,708, Prince Rupert is a must-see destination in British Columbia, Canada. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Prince Rupert deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

When to visit Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert in January
Estimated hotel price
$78
1 night at 3-star hotel
Prince Rupert in January
Estimated hotel price
$78
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Prince Rupert in August, when the average temperature is 57.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 62.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 30.2 °F, with an average temperature of 35.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 14.7″. In contrast, June is usually the driest month of the year in Prince Rupert, with an average rainfall of 4.3″.

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How to Get to Prince Rupert

Plane

When flying to Prince Rupert, you’ll arrive at Prince Rupert Digby Island (YPR), which is located 5 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Prince Rupert from the United States departs from Santa Ana and takes around 20h 40m.

Train

The train station in Prince Rupert is called Prince Rupert, and is located 1.9 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Prince Rupert, you’ll arrive at Prince Rupert Digby Island (YPR), which is located 5 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Prince Rupert from the United States departs from Santa Ana and takes around 20h 40m.

Train

The train station in Prince Rupert is called Prince Rupert, and is located 1.9 miles from the city center.

Airports near Prince Rupert

Airlines serving Prince Rupert

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (850 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,654 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (953 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (819 reviews)
China Airlines
Excellent (599 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (529 reviews)
WestJet
Good (1,891 reviews)
Central Mountain Air
Excellent (1 reviews)
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Where to stay in Prince Rupert

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Moby Dick Inn and Eagle Bluff Bed & Breakfast.

Where to stay in popular areas of Prince Rupert

Most booked hotels in Prince Rupert

Inn on the Harbour
2 stars
Excellent (8.4, 218 reviews)
$143+
Pacific Inn
2 stars
Good (7.3, 455 reviews)
$113+
Prestige Hotel Prince Rupert
3 stars
Good (7.7, 2 reviews)
$169+
Moby Dick Inn
2 stars
Good (7, 427 reviews)
$122+
Pioneer Inns
3 stars
Good (7, 123 reviews)
$76+
Highliner Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
2 stars
Good (6.9, 305 reviews)
$126+

Renting a car in Prince Rupert

Expect to pay $5.30 per gallon in Prince Rupert (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $63.59 and $84.79. The most frequently booked car type in Prince Rupert is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special Car or similar) are, on average, 41% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay $5.30 per gallon in Prince Rupert (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $63.59 and $84.79. The most frequently booked car type in Prince Rupert is Compact (Toyota RAV4 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice rental cars (Class Special Car or similar) are, on average, 41% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.