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There are 6 ways to get from Nanaimo to Mount Washington by plane, car, bus, car ferry or train

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Fly Nanaimo to Louisville

  1. Fly from Nanaimo (YCD) to Louisville (SDF)

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Fly Nanaimo to Louisville #2

  1. Fly from Nanaimo (ZNA) to Louisville (SDF)

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Fly Nanaimo to Lexington, drive

  1. Fly from Nanaimo (ZNA) to Lexington (LEX)
  2. Drive from Lexington to Mount Washington

Bus to Victoria, fly to Louisville

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Port Place Shopping Mall to Victoria, BC - Douglas at Finlayson
  2. Fly from Victoria (YYJ) to Louisville (SDF)

Bus, car ferry, train

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Port Place Shopping Mall to Victoria, BC - Bus Depot
  2. Take the car ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles
  3. Take the bus from Port Angeles to Edmonds
  4. Take the train from Edmonds to Chicago Union Station
  5. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Louisville, KY

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Drive from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Mount Washington

Nanaimo (YCD) to Louisville (SDF) flights

The flight time between Nanaimo (YCD) and Louisville (SDF) is around 12h 21m and covers a distance of around 2036 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 39m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 2m. Services are operated by WestJet, Delta, Air Canada and others. Typically 205 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
6h 41m
Layover time:
5h 39m
Total time:
12h 21m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 2m
Flight distance:
2036 miles
Flights per week:
205
Cheapest price:
$184
Carbon emissions:
660 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
11:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nanaimo (YCD) to Louisville (SDF) flight schedules

Flights departing Friday, September 17, 2021

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International entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mount Washington is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mount Washington is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Mount Washington is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nanaimo to Mount Washington is to fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 8h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Nanaimo to Mount Washington is to fly which costs $230 - $650 and takes 8h 28m.

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The distance between Nanaimo and Mount Washington is 2054 miles.

The best way to get from Nanaimo to Mount Washington without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 2 days 15h and costs $370 - $750.

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It takes approximately 10h 43m to get from Nanaimo to Mount Washington, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nanaimo Airport to Louisville Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 56m and has two stopovers.

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Mount Washington is 3h ahead of Nanaimo. It is currently 4:22 AM in Nanaimo and 7:22 AM in Mount Washington.

United Airlines, WestJet, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Nanaimo Airport to Louisville Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Mount Washington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nanaimo to Nanaimo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $10 - $14.

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Map of how to get from Nanaimo to Mount Washington.
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  • Distance: 2053.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 43m

What companies run services between Nanaimo, BC, Canada and Mount Washington, KY, USA?

WestJet, Delta and five other airlines fly from Nanaimo to Mount Washington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Calgary, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Calgary, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $450
Flights from Nanaimo to Lexington via Vancouver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $470
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Calgary, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Vancouver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Calgary, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Nanaimo to Lexington via Vancouver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Nanaimo to Lexington via Vancouver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Las Vegas, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Vancouver, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Portland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Vancouver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Vancouver, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Portland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Vancouver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Vancouver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Louisville via Calgary, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Victoria to Louisville via Calgary, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Edmonds to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
44h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Bus operators
Vancouver Island Connector
Phone
1.866.986.3466
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
viconnector.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Port Place Shopping Mall to Victoria, BC - Douglas at Finlayson
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $95
Schedules at
viconnector.com
Book at
viconnector.com
Seniors
$21 - $25
Adult
$23 - $28
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Port Place Shopping Mall to Victoria, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $95
Schedules at
viconnector.com
Book at
viconnector.com
Seniors
$21 - $25
Adult
$23 - $28
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 Port Angeles to Edmonds
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Amtrak Thruway

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$23 - $35
Adult
$45 - $65
Ferry operators
Black Ball Ferry Line
Website
cohoferry.com
Car ferry from Victoria to Port Angeles
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
cohoferry.com
Book at
cohoferry.com
Adult
$19
Vehicle & Passenger
$66
Motorcycle & Passenger
$37
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-3431
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$14 - $20
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$35 - $50

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