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There are 3 ways to get from Campbell River to Whistler by bus, car ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, car ferry  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Willow Point 7-Eleven to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  2. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  3. Take the bus from West Vancouver, BC - Marine Drive Transit Stop to Whistler Village, BC

$68 - $143

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry, Express Bus to Whistler  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Willow Point 7-Eleven to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  2. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  3. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$66 - $170

1 alternative option

Fly, Express Bus to Whistler  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Campbell River (YBL) to Vancouver (YVR) YBL - YVR
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$119 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Campbell River to Whistler is to bus and car ferry which costs $85 - $190 and takes 11 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Campbell River to Whistler is to fly and Express Bus to Whistler which costs $150 - $370 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Campbell River and Whistler is 164 km.

The best way to get from Campbell River to Whistler without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 11 h 9 min and costs $85 - $190.

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It takes approximately 11 h 9 min to get from Campbell River to Whistler, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Campbell River Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines and Central Mountain Air offer flights from Campbell River Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 202+ hotels available in Whistler. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Campbell River to Campbell River Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Campbell River to Whistler.
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  • Distance: 102.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 9 min

What companies run services between Campbell River, BC, Canada and Whistler, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Campbell River to Whistler. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Island Hwy S at Hilchey, take the walk to Campbell River, BC - Willow Point 7-Eleven, take the bus to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada, take the walk to Nanaimo Departure Bay, take the car ferry to Horseshoe Bay, BC, take the walk to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, take the line 250 bus to Eastbound Marine Dr @ 17 St, take the walk to West Vancouver, BC - Marine Drive Transit Stop, then take the bus to Whistler Village, BC. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Campbell River to Whistler via Island Hwy S at Hilchey, Campbell River, BC - Willow Point 7-Eleven, Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada, Nanaimo Departure Bay, Horseshoe Bay, BC, Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, Eastbound W Georgia St @ Granville St, and Burrard Station in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Campbell River to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Campbell River to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Bus operators
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC - Willow Point 7-Eleven to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from West Vancouver, BC - Marine Drive Transit Stop to Whistler Village, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Epic Rides
Phone
604 349 1234
Email
Abeer@EpicRides.ca
Website
epicrides.ca
Bus from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
epicrides.ca
Pacific Coach
Website
pacificcoach.com
Bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Whistler Village - Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcoach.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$58
Motorcycle
$36

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