There are 3 ways to get from Quadra Island to Whistler by car ferry, bus or plane

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Car ferry, bus, Express Bus to Whistler  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Quadra Island to Campbell River
  2. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  3. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  4. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$106 - $242

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Car ferry, bus  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Quadra Island to Campbell River
  2. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  3. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  4. Take the bus from West Vancouver, BC to Whistler Village, BC

$100 - $222

1 alternative option

Car ferry, fly, Express Bus to Whistler  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Quadra Island to Campbell River
  2. Fly from Campbell River (YBL) to Vancouver (YVR) YBL - YVR
  3. Take the Express Bus to Whistler from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop

$104 - $277

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quadra Island to Whistler is to car ferry and fly and Express Bus to Whistler which costs $130 - $360 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quadra Island to Whistler is to car ferry and fly and Express Bus to Whistler which costs $130 - $360 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Quadra Island and Whistler is 164 km.

The best way to get from Quadra Island to Whistler without a car is to car ferry and bus and Express Bus to Whistler which takes 12 h 4 min and costs $130 - $320.

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It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to get from Quadra Island to Whistler, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Campbell River Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines and Central Mountain Air offer flights from Campbell River Airport to Vancouver Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Whistler. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quadra Island to Whistler.
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  • Distance: 102.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 4 min

What companies run services between Quadra Island, BC, Canada and Whistler, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Quadra Island to Whistler. However, you can take the taxi to Quadra Island, take the car ferry to Campbell River, take the walk to Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza, take the bus to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada, 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 257 bus to Eastbound W Georgia St @ Granville St, take the walk to Burrard Station, then take the Express Bus to Whistler to Whistler Gate Loop. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Quadra Island to Whistler via Quadra Island, Campbell River, Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza, Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada, Nanaimo Departure Bay, Horseshoe Bay, BC, Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, Eastbound Marine Dr @ 17 St, and West Vancouver, BC in around 13 h 3 min.

Airlines
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Campbell River to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Campbell River to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Bus operators
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC - Tylee Plaza to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC to Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Epic Rides
Phone
604 349 1234
Email
Abeer@EpicRides.ca
Website
epicrides.ca
Bus from Burrard Station to Whistler Gate Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
pacificcoach.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from West Vancouver, BC to Whistler Village, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Quadra Island to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$9
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18
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

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