There are 2 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island by subway, bus, car ferry or taxi

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Subway, line 257 bus, car ferry  •  2 h 4 min

  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 W Georgia St @ Granville St to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal 257
  3. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Bowen Island

$11 - $42

1 alternative option

Taxi, car ferry  •  59 min

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

$70 - $112

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island is to subway and line 257 bus and car ferry which costs $14 - $55 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island is to taxi and car ferry which costs $90 - $150 and takes 59 min.

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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 257 bus and car ferry which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $14 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island, including transfers.

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There are 298+ hotels available in Bowen Island. Prices start at $107 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: 2 h 4 min

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 @ Granville St, take the line 257 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 the taxi to Horseshoe Bay, BC then take the car ferry to Bowen Island.

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
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Westbound W Georgia St @ Granville St to Bus Stop @ Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
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
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$10
Standard Vehicle
$37
Motorcycle
$24
Other operators
Taxi from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Horseshoe Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Vancouver-Taxi
Phone
+1 604-871-1111
Website
vancouvertaxi.cab
http://www.ptboard.bc.ca/
Website
ptboard.bc.ca
Vancouver Cab Company
Phone
+1 360-737-3333
Website
clarkcountycab.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 604-681-1111
Website
yellowcabonline.com

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