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There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island by subway, bus, car ferry or taxi

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Recommended option

Subway, line 250 bus, car ferry  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 2 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 2
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Westbound W Georgia St @ Seymour St to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal 250 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Bowen Island

$14 - $30

2 alternative options

Subway, line 257 bus, car ferry  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 2 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 2
  2. Take the line 257 bus from Westbound Dunsmuir St @ Cambie St to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal 257
  3. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Bowen Island

$14 - $30

Taxi, car ferry  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Bowen Island Vancouver

$68 - $94

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island is to subway and line 250 bus and car ferry which costs $18 - $40 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island is to taxi and car ferry which costs $85 - $130 and takes 59m.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Bowen Island is 24 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island without a car is to subway and line 250 bus and car ferry which takes 2h 29m and costs $18 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 29m to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island, including transfers.

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There are 324+ hotels available in Bowen Island. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 2h 29m

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Bowen Island, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island. However, you can take the subway to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 2, take the walk to Westbound W Georgia St @ Seymour St, take the line 250 bus to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Horseshoe Bay, BC, then take the car ferry to Bowen Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island via Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 2, Westbound Dunsmuir St @ Cambie St, Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, and Horseshoe Bay, BC in around 2h 32m.

Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from YVR-Airport Station Platform 2 to Vancouver City Centre Station Platform 2
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Westbound W Georgia St @ Seymour St to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus from Westbound Dunsmuir St @ Cambie St to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
translink.ca
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Bowen Island
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$8
Standard Vehicle
$23
Motorcycle
$12
Other operators
Taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Horseshoe Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 604-681-1111
Website
yellowcabonline.com
Vancouver-Taxi
Phone
+1 604-871-1111
Website
vancouvertaxi.cab
Vancouver Cab Company
Phone
+1 360-737-3333
Website
clarkcountycab.com
http://www.ptboard.bc.ca/
Website
ptboard.bc.ca

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