There are 9 ways to get from Vancouver to Denman Island by car ferry, car, plane or bus

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

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Nanaimo
  2. Drive from Nanaimo to Buckley Bay
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$32 - $104

8 alternative options

Fly Vancouver SeaAir Airport to Nanaimo Harbour, bus, car ferry  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the plane from Vancouver SeaAir Airport to Nanaimo Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Buckley Bay, BC
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$123 - $155

Fly Vancouver to Campbell River, bus, car ferry  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Campbell River (YBL) YVR - YBL
  2. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$120 - $252

Fly Vancouver to Nanaimo, bus, car ferry  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Nanaimo (YCD) YVR - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Buckley Bay, BC
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$126 - $344

Fly Vancouver SeaAir Airport to Nanaimo Harbour, bus, car ferry #2  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the plane from Vancouver SeaAir Airport to Nanaimo Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$105 - $136

Fly Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour, bus, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the Sea Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Buckley Bay, BC
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$201 - $233

Fly Vancouver to Qualicum, bus, car ferry  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Qualicum (XQU) YVR - XQU
  2. Take the bus from Parksville Shell to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$111 - $223

Fly Vancouver to Comox, line 4 bus, line 10 bus, car ferry  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Comox (YQQ) YVR - YQQ
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Downtown Exchange Bay B to Northbound Fitzgerald at 26th St
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Northbound Fitzgerald at 26th St to Eastbound 6920 block Island Hwy S
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$95 - $216

Fly Vancouver to Powell River, car ferry  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Powell River (YPW) YVR - YPW
  2. Take the car ferry from Powell River to Comox
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island

$100 - $256

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Denman Island, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Denman Island. However, you can take the drive to Tsawwassen, take the car ferry to Nanaimo, take the drive to Buckley Bay, then take the car ferry to Denman Island. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vancouver to Denman Island via Nanaimo Harbour, Wellington - Woodgrove Centre, Buckley Bay, BC, and Buckley Bay in around 3 h 11 min.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Flights from Vancouver to Powell River
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Orca Air
Website
flyorcaair.com
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Phone
lbrisco@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Parksville Shell to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
BC Transit - Comox Valley Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Downtown Exchange Bay B to Northbound Fitzgerald at 26th St
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Bus from Northbound Fitzgerald at 26th St to Eastbound 6920 block Island Hwy S
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$58
Morotcycle
$36
Car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$9
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18
Car ferry from Powell River to Comox
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $55
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$13
Standard Vehicle
$51
Motorcycle
$32
Other operators
Seaair Seaplanes
Website
seairseaplanes.com
Plane from Vancouver SeaAir Airport to Nanaimo Harbour
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
seairseaplanes.com
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$166
Schedules at
harbourair.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Denman Island is 126 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Denman Island is to car ferry and drive which costs $40 - $140 and takes 4 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Denman Island is to fly and bus and car ferry which takes 3 h 11 min and costs $150 - $200.

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Vancouver to Denman Island, including transfers.