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.

Recommended option

Fly to Campbell River  •  7 h 31 min

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

$244 - $891

Cheapest option

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

$160 - $226

5 alternative options

Fly to Comox  •  8 h 39 min

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

$201 - $812

Fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  10 h 26 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

$227 - $884

Fly to Qualicum  •  7 h 4 min

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

$179 - $660

Bus, car ferry  •  41 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
  2. Take the car ferry 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

$173 - $438

Train, ferry, bus  •  44 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  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

$282 - $635

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
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Vancouver, Gillies Bay
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Salt Lake City, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Portland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Comox via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Vancouver, Comox
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Campbell River via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Orca Air
Website
flyorcaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Qualicum via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
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
$16 - $22
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
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
$35 - $50
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
32 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$230 - $310
Island Link Bus
Phone
lbrisco@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
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
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
$11 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$60
Motorcycle
$37
Victoria Clipper
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Black Ball Ferry Line

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island?

The distance between Los Angeles and Vancouver Island is 1832 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island?

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $160 - $230 and takes 25 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island?

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island is to fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs $170 - $700.

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island?

It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to get from Los Angeles to Vancouver Island, including transfers.