There are 5 ways to get from Maple Ridge to Vancouver Island by plane, train, car ferry, bus 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 Abbotsford to Qualicum  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Qualicum (XQU) YXX - XQU

$113 - $353

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Drive, carferry  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Maple Ridge to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the carferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Drive from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Campbell River

$30 - $87

3 alternative options

Train to Vancouver, fly to Qualicum  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Port Haney Station Westbound to Waterfront Station Unload Only
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Qualicum (XQU) YVR - XQU

$85 - $180

Train to Vancouver, fly to Campbell River  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Port Haney Station Westbound to Waterfront Station Unload Only
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Campbell River (YBL) YVR - YBL

$103 - $211

Carferry, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the carferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza 1306-1314 / ...

$42 - $115

Questions & Answers

The distance between Maple Ridge and Vancouver Island is 211 km.

The best way to get from Maple Ridge to Vancouver Island without a car is to carferry and bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Maple Ridge to Vancouver Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Abbotsford Airport to Qualicum Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Island Express offers flights from Abbotsford Airport to Qualicum 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 Maple Ridge to Abbotsford Airport is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Maple Ridge to Vancouver Island.
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  • Distance: 132.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Maple Ridge, BC, Canada and Vancouver Island, BC, Canada?

Island Express flies from Maple Ridge to Qualicum Beach 3 times a day.

Airlines
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Island Express
Website
islandexpressair.com
Flights from Abbotsford to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Train from Port Haney Station Westbound to Waterfront Station Unload Only
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus operators
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
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.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

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