There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver to Bella Coola by plane, train, car ferry or car

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Fly  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Bella Coola (QBC) YVR - QBC

$178 - $518

2 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper
  2. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  3. Take the car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Bella Bella, BC
  4. Take the car ferry from Bella Bella to Bella Coola

$337 - $1,128

Drive  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Bella Coola 625.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Bella Coola is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 14 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Bella Coola is to fly which costs $230 - $700 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Bella Coola is 431 km. The road distance is 1000.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Bella Coola without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 3 days 0 h and costs $430 - $1,500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Vancouver to Bella Coola, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Bella Coola Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vancouver to Bella Coola is 1001 km. It takes approximately 14 h 26 min to drive from Vancouver to Bella Coola.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Bella Coola Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Bella Coola. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Bella Coola.
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  • Distance: 269.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Bella Coola, BC, Canada?

Pacific Coastal Airlines flies from Vancouver to Bella Coola twice daily.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Bella Coola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $250
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $440
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$85 - $130
Economy
$160 - $220
Economy Plus
$220 - $310
Business
$230 - $320
Business Plus/Sleeper
$410 - $600
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Prince Rupert, BC to Bella Bella, BC
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Adult
$80
Adult Off-Peak
$44
Vehicle (excluding passenger)
$159
Vehicle off-peak (excluding passenger)
$101
Car ferry from Bella Bella to Bella Coola
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$137
Standard Vehicle
$407
Motorcycle
$272

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