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There are 2 ways to get from Vancouver to Denman Island by plane, bus or car ferry

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Fly Vancouver SeaAir Airport to Nanaimo Harbour, bus, car ferry  •  3 h 6 min

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

$122 - $153

Cheapest option

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

$119 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Denman Island is to fly and bus and car ferry which costs $160 - $200 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Denman Island is to fly and bus and car ferry which costs $160 - $200 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Denman Island is 126 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Vancouver to Denman Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Campbell River Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Central Mountain Air and Pacific Coastal Airlines offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Campbell River Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Denman Island. Prices start at $62 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 $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Denman Island.
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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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 plane to Nanaimo Harbour, take the taxi to Wellington - Woodgrove Centre, take the bus to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station, take the walk to Buckley Bay, then take the car ferry to Denman Island. Alternatively, you can take the subway to YVR-Airport Station Platform 1, take the walk to Vancouver airport, fly to Campbell River, take the taxi to Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store, take the bus to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station, take the walk to Buckley Bay, then take the car ferry to Denman Island.

Airlines
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
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 - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Email
info@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
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$8
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18
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
$78
Schedules at
seairseaplanes.com

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