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There are 4 ways to get from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop by car ferry, bus, car or plane

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

Car ferry, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the bus from West Vancouver, BC - Marine Drive Transit Stop to Whistler Village, BC Vancouver

$38 - $93

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Drive from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Whistler Village - Gate Loop

$21 - $70

2 alternative options

Fly Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour, Express Bus to Whistler  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the plane from Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$94 - $137

Fly Nanaimo to Coal Harbour Spb, Express Bus to Whistler  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Nanaimo (ZNA) to Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) ZNA - CXH
  2. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$107 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop is to car ferry and drive which costs $27 - $95 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop is to car ferry and drive which costs $27 - $95 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Nanaimo and Whistler Village - Gate Loop is 127 km.

The best way to get from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $45 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nanaimo Airport to Coal Harbour Spb Airport is the direct flight which takes 20 min.

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Helijet International offers flights from Nanaimo Airport to Coal Harbour Spb Airport.

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There are 210+ hotels available in Whistler Village - Gate Loop. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop.
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  • Distance: 79.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Nanaimo, BC, Canada and Whistler Village - Gate Loop, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Nanaimo to Whistler Village - Gate Loop. However, you can take the line 20 bus to Departure Bay Ferry, take the walk to Nanaimo Departure Bay, take the car ferry to Horseshoe Bay, BC, take the walk to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, take the line 250 bus to Eastbound Marine Dr @ 17 St, take the walk to West Vancouver, BC - Marine Drive Transit Stop, then take the bus to Whistler Village, BC. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Horseshoe Bay, BC then take the drive to Whistler Village - Gate Loop.

Airlines
Helijet International
Website
helijet.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Coal Harbour Spb
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Bus operators
BC Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
1.833.276.5841
Website
bcconnector.ca
Bus from West Vancouver, BC - Marine Drive Transit Stop to Whistler Village, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
bcconnector.ca
Epic Rides
Phone
604 349 1234
Email
Abeer@EpicRides.ca
Website
epicrides.ca
Bus from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
epicrides.ca
Pacific Coach
Website
pacificcoach.com
Bus from Vancouver - Burrard Skytrain Station to Whistler Village - Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcoach.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
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
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
harbourair.com
Seaair Seaplanes
Website
seairseaplanes.com
Plane from Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
seairseaplanes.com

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