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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Port Renfrew by plane, bus, car, train or ferry

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Recommended option

Fly Ottawa to Nanaimo, bus  •  12h 54m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Nanaimo (YCD) YOW - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC

$413 - $2,319

Cheapest option

Fly Ottawa to Maple Bay, drive  •  11h 55m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Maple Bay (YAQ) YOW - YAQ
  2. Drive from Maple Bay to Port Renfrew

$161 - $475

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Fly Ottawa to Victoria, bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Victoria (YYJ) YOW - YYJ
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia

$439 - $2,599

Train to Montreal, fly to Victoria, bus  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Victoria (YYJ) YUL - YYJ
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia

$507 - $998

Fly Ottawa to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt, bus  •  13h 4m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt (YWH) YOW - YWH
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia

$292 - $1,651

Fly Ottawa to Nanaimo, bus #2  •  14h 30m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Nanaimo (ZNA) YOW - ZNA
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC

$232 - $596

Drive, ferry  •  2 days 4h

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Horseshoe Bay
  2. Take the ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay
  3. Drive from Departure Bay to Port Renfrew

$539 - $820

Ottawa → Port Renfrew
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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Port Renfrew is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $480 and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Port Renfrew is to fly and bus which costs $430 - $2,600 and takes 11h 29m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Port Renfrew is 3649 km.

It takes approximately 12h 54m to get from Ottawa to Port Renfrew, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Nanaimo Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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Port Renfrew is 3h behind Ottawa. It is currently 9:58 AM in Ottawa and 6:58 AM in Port Renfrew.

Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Nanaimo Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Port Renfrew. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Port Renfrew.
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  • Distance: 3649.4 km
  • Duration: 12h 54m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Port Renfrew, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Ottawa to Port Renfrew. However, you can take the line 97 bus to Airport Stop, take the walk to Ottawa airport, fly to Nanaimo, take the walk to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport, take the bus to Nanaimo, BC - Bus Depot, take the walk to Nanaimo, BC, then take the bus to Port Renfrew. Alternatively, you can take the line 97 bus to Airport Stop, take the walk to Ottawa airport, fly to Victoria, take the walk to Victoria International Airport, take the line 88 bus to James White Blvd at Fifth, take the walk to James White Blvd at Resthaven, take the line 72 bus to Belleville at Douglas, take the walk to Victoria, BC, then take the bus to Port Renfrew.

Airlines
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Website
harbourair.com
Flights from Ottawa to Maple Bay via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Maple Bay via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Maple Bay via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Maple Bay via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Maple Bay via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Vancouver, Sechelt
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Winnipeg, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Nanaimo via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,500
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,600
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,700
Flights from Montreal to Victoria
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,800
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $2,900
Flights from Montreal to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$56 - $59
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Bus operators
West Coast Trail Express
Phone
1-250-477-8700
Email
bus@trailbus.com
Website
trailbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
trailbus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
trailbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-3431
Website
bcferries.com
Ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$17 - $25
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$40 - $65

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