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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, line 250 bus, car ferry  •  2 h 13 min

  1. 250 / ...

$11 - $42

2 alternative options

Subway, line 257 bus, car ferry  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 257

$11 - $42

Taxi, car ferry  •  59 min

$70 - $112

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, take the walk to Wb W Georgia St Fs Seymour St, take the line 250 bus to 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 Waterfront Station Canada Line, Wb Dunsmuir St Fs Cambie St, Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, and Horseshoe Bay, BC in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from Yvr-Airport Station to Vancouver City Centre Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
infomaps.translink.ca
Subway from Yvr-Airport Station to Waterfront Station Canada Line
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
infomaps.translink.ca
Bus operators
West Vancouver Blue Bus
Phone
+1 604-925-7777
Email
bluebusinfo@westvancouver.ca
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Wb W Georgia St Fs Seymour St to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
westvancouver.ca
Bus from Wb Dunsmuir St Fs Cambie St to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
westvancouver.ca
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
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
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
Vancouver-Taxi
Phone
+1 604-871-1111
Website
vancouvertaxi.cab

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island is to subway and line 250 bus and car ferry which costs $14 - $55 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Bowen Island, including transfers.