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There are 2 ways to get from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay by taxi, ferry or bus

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Taxi, ferry  •  1h 15m

  1. Take a taxi from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Port McNeill
  2. Take the ferry from Port McNeill to Alert Bay Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula

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Bus, ferry  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Rupert, BC - Park & Ride to Port McNeill, BC - Ferry Terminal Route 1: Port McNeill / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Port McNeill to Alert Bay Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula
Port Hardy Airport (YZT) → Alert Bay
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The cost-effective way to get from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay is to bus and ferry, which costs $18 - $55 and takes 2h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay is to taxi and ferry which costs $95 - $150 and takes 1h 15m.

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The distance between Port Hardy Airport (YZT) and Alert Bay is 34 km.

The best way to get from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay without a car is to taxi and ferry which takes 1h 15m and costs $95 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay, including transfers.

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There are six+ hotels available in Alert Bay. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay.
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  • Distance: 34.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Port Hardy Airport (YZT), Canada and Alert Bay, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay. However, you can take the taxi to Port McNeill then take the ferry to Alert Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Alert Bay via Fort Rupert, BC - Park & Ride, Port McNeill, BC - Ferry Terminal, and Port McNeill in around 2h 22m.

Bus operators
BC Transit - Mount Waddington Transit System
Phone
+1 250-956-3151
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Fort Rupert, BC - Park & Ride to Port McNeill, BC - Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Adult - Local
$2
Adult - Zone 2
$3
Adult - Zone 3
$4
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-3431
Website
bcferries.com
Ferry from Port McNeill to Alert Bay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$8 - $12
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$22 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Port Hardy Airport (YZT) to Port McNeill
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Waivin Flags Taxi
Phone
+1 250 949 2773
Website
waivinflags.com
Town Taxi
Phone
+1 250 949 7877

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