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There are 4 ways to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake by plane, car ferry, bus or bus and ferry

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Fly, car ferry  •  2h 20m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Victoria (YYJ) YVR - YYJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC

$86 - $256

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
  2. Take the car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC Brentwood Bay

$26 - $130

2 alternative options

Line 620 bus, car ferry  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the line 620 bus from Bridgeport Station @ Bay 12 to Bus Access Rd @ Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal 620
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
  3. Take the car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC

$29 - $133

Bus and ferry, bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver International Airport Level 1 to Victoria, BC Yvr
  2. Take the bus from Douglas at Humboldt to Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas 99

$77

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake is to car ferry which costs $26 - $130 and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake is to fly and car ferry which costs $85 - $260 and takes 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake. However, there are services departing from Vancouver International Airport Level 1 and arriving at Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas via Douglas at Humboldt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Shawnigan Lake is 68 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake without a car is to bus and ferry and bus which takes 5h 40m and costs $78.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake, including transfers.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake bus services, operated by BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group, depart from Vancouver International Airport Level 1 station.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Victoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 25m.

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Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake bus services, operated by BC Transit - Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System, arrive at Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas station.

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Air North, WestJet, Pacific Coastal Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Victoria Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake.
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  • Distance: 42.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

What companies run services between Vancouver Airport (YVR), Canada and Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake. However, you can fly to Victoria, take the drive to Brentwood Bay, BC, take the car ferry to Mill Bay, BC, then take the drive to Shawnigan Lake. Alternatively, you can take a car ferry from Vancouver Airport (YVR) to Shawnigan Lake via Tsawwassen, Swartz Bay, Brentwood Bay, BC, and Mill Bay, BC in around 4h 1m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $280
Bus operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Bridgeport Station @ Bay 12 to Bus Access Rd @ Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
TransLink CA
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Vancouver International Airport Level 1 to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
BC Transit - Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System
Phone
250-746-9899
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Douglas at Humboldt to Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Website
BC Transit - Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System
Cash fare
$3
Commuter and Saturday Service on 44
$10
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-3431
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Website
BC Ferries
Passenger
$8 - $11
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$28 - $40
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $80
Website
BC Ferries
Passenger
$12 - $18
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$55 - $80

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