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There are 5 ways to get from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove by car, plane, bus or taxi

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Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove 353.9 km

Cheapest option

Bus to Campbell River, fly to Comox, drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store
  2. Fly from Campbell River (YBL) to Comox (YQQ) YBL - YQQ
  3. Drive from Comox to Telegraph Cove

3 alternative options

Fly Nanaimo to Campbell River, drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Nanaimo (YCD) to Campbell River (YBL) YCD - YBL
  2. Drive from Campbell River to Telegraph Cove

Bus to Victoria, fly to Port Hardy, taxi  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Port Place Shopping Mall to Mill Bay, BC - Mill Bay Shopping Centre
  2. Fly from Victoria (YYJ) to Port Hardy (YZT) YYJ - YZT
  3. Take a taxi from Port Hardy to Telegraph Cove

Fly Nanaimo to Port Hardy, taxi  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Nanaimo (YCD) to Port Hardy (YZT) YCD - YZT
  2. Take a taxi from Port Hardy to Telegraph Cove
Nanaimo → Telegraph Cove
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The cheapest way to get from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 14m.

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The distance between Nanaimo and Telegraph Cove is 258 km. The road distance is 353.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive 353.9 km from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove.

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There is no direct flight from Nanaimo Airport to Campbell River Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove is 354 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove.

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WestJet, Air Canada and Central Mountain Air offer flights from Nanaimo Airport to Campbell River Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Telegraph Cove. Prices start at $125 CAD 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 Telegraph Cove.
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  • Distance: 257.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Nanaimo, BC, Canada and Telegraph Cove, BC, Canada?

You can drive from Nanaimo to Telegraph Cove in around 4h 14m.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Victoria to Port Hardy via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Campbell River to Comox
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Nanaimo to Port Hardy via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
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 Mill Bay, BC - Mill Bay Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
viconnector.com
Book at
viconnector.com
Seniors
$20 - $24
Adult
$22 - $26
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Port Hardy to Telegraph Cove
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Waivin Flags Taxi
Phone
+1 250 949 2773
Website
waivinflags.com
Town Taxi
Phone
+1 250 949 7877

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