There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver to Pender Island by taxi, car ferry, bus and ferry, subway, bus or plane

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

Taxi, car ferry  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vancouver to Tsawwassen, BC
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen, BC to Otter Bay

$82 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from River Rock Casino Resort to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop Yvr
  2. Take the car ferry from Swartz Bay to Pender Island

$56 - $91

1 alternative option

Subway, line 412 bus, fly  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from King Edward Station Platform 1 to Bridgeport Station Platform 1
  2. Take the line 412 bus from Bridgeport Station @ Bay 6 to Westbound Inglis Dr @ Bell Irving St
  3. Take the plane from Vancouver SeaAir Airport to North Pender Island

$94

Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Pender Island is 52 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Pender Island without a car is to taxi and car ferry which takes 1 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Vancouver to Pender Island, including transfers.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Pender Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Pender Island.
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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Pender Island. However, you can take the taxi to Tsawwassen, BC then take the car ferry to Otter Bay. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vancouver to Pender Island via Bridgeport Station Platform 1, River Rock Casino Resort, Swartz Bay Passenger Loop, and Swartz Bay in around 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Subway from King Edward Station Platform 1 to Bridgeport Station Platform 1
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
translink.ca
Bus operators
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from River Rock Casino Resort to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
TransLink CA
Phone
+1 604-953-3333
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Bridgeport Station @ Bay 6 to Westbound Inglis Dr @ Bell Irving St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
translink.ca
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Tsawwassen, BC to Otter Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Adult
$14
Vehicle Peak
$52
Vehicle Off-Peak
$46
Car ferry from Swartz Bay to Pender Island
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$11
Standard Vehicle
$43
Motorcycle
$27
Other operators
Seaair Seaplanes
Website
seairseaplanes.com
Plane from Vancouver SeaAir Airport to North Pender Island
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$92
Schedules at
seairseaplanes.com
Taxi from Vancouver to Tsawwassen, BC
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Vancouver-Taxi
Phone
+1 604-871-1111
Website
vancouvertaxi.cab
http://www.ptboard.bc.ca/
Website
ptboard.bc.ca
Vancouver Cab Company
Phone
+1 360-737-3333
Website
clarkcountycab.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 604-681-1111
Website
yellowcabonline.com

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