There are 8 ways to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island by plane, bus, car ferry, taxi or car

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

Fly Vancouver to Campbell River, bus, car ferry  •  6 h 31 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
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$146 - $303

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive via Bridgeport Station  •  8 h 1 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
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$38 - $131

6 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Nanaimo, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 6 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
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$153 - $395

Fly Vancouver to Qualicum, bus, car ferry, taxi  •  7 h 21 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
  4. Take a taxi from Denman Island to Denman Island
  5. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$138 - $275

Fly Vancouver to Comox, line 10 bus, car ferry, taxi  •  7 h 28 min

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

$122 - $268

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Nanaimo, line 50 bus, bus, car ferry, taxi  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Nanaimo (ZNA) CXH - ZNA
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Prideaux Street Exchange Bay G to Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay B
  3. Take the bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Buckley Bay, BC
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  5. Take a taxi from Denman Island to Denman Island
  6. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$145 - $302

Fly Vancouver to Powell River, car ferry  •  8 h 17 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
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$127 - $303

Car ferry, drive  •  6 h 27 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
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$39 - $133

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island is to car ferry and drive which costs $50 - $180 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island is to car ferry and drive which costs $50 - $180 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Hornby Island is 117 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Hornby Island. However, you can take the subway to Yvr-Airport Station, 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, take the car ferry to Denman Island, take the taxi to Denman Island, then take the car ferry to Hornby Island. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Yvr-Airport Station, take the walk to Vancouver airport, fly to Nanaimo, take the walk to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport, take the bus to Buckley Bay, BC, take the walk to Buckley Bay, take the car ferry to Denman Island, take the taxi to Denman Island, then take the car ferry to Hornby Island.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
45 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
26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
39 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
Helijet International
Website
helijet.com
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
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
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
$19 - $27
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
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
BC Transit - Comox Valley Transit System
Website
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
BC Transit - RDN Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Prideaux Street Exchange Bay G to Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay B
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.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
$7 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$8
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18
Car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$8
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 - $50
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$12
Standard Vehicle
$50
Motorcycle
$31
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
$13
Standard Vehicle
$57
Morotcycle
$35
Other operators
Taxi from Denman Island to Denman Island
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$21 - $25

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