There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island by plane, bus, car ferry, train, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Campbell River  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Campbell River (YBL) LAX - YBL

$240 - $888

Cheapest option

Fly to Qualicum  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Qualicum (XQU) LAX - XQU

$156 - $658

5 alternative options

Fly to Comox  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Comox (YQQ) LAX - YQQ

$200 - $812

Fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Nanaimo (YCD) LAX - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Parksville, BC - Bus Depot

$223 - $882

Bus, carferry  •  41 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  2. Take the carferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza

$175 - $437

Train, ferry, bus  •  44 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Campbell River, BC

$320 - $717

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Port Angeles
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
  3. Drive from Victoria to Campbell River

$159 - $277

Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Vancouver Island is 1145 miles.

The best way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island without a car is to bus and carferry which takes 41 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Campbell River Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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United Airlines, WestJet, Pacific Coastal Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Campbell River Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Vancouver Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island.
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  • Distance: 1145.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Vancouver Island, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, Central Mountain Air and six other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Campbell River hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Sacramento, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Sacramento, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Salt Lake City, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Salt Lake City, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
33 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Business Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Room
$650 - $950
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Parksville, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
32 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
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
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Black Ball Ferry Line
Website
cohoferry.com
Car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
cohoferry.com
Book at
cohoferry.com
Adult
$19
Vehicle & Passenger
$66
Motorcycle & Passenger
$37

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