There are 3 ways to get from Vancouver to Qualicum Beach by car ferry, car, 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

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  2. Drive from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Qualicum Beach

$18 - $69

Cheapest option

Line 250 bus, car ferry, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Wb W Georgia St Fs Seymour St to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal 250 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Take the bus from Northbound Trans-Canada at Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay Ferry to Westbound Village at Memorial 91

$17 - $64

1 alternative option

Fly  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Qualicum (XQU) YVR - XQU

$85 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Qualicum Beach is 97 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Qualicum Beach is to line 250 bus and car ferry and bus which costs $22 - $85 and takes 5 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Qualicum Beach is to fly which takes 1 h 48 min and costs $110 - $230.

It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Vancouver to Qualicum Beach, including transfers.

What companies run services between Vancouver, BC, Canada and Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada?

K D Air Corporation and Orca Air fly from Vancouver to Qualicum Beach every 3 hours.

Airlines
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
Bus operators
West Vancouver Blue Bus
Phone
+1 604-925-7777
Email
bluebusinfo@westvancouver.ca
Website
translink.ca
Bus from Wb W Georgia St Fs Seymour St to Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
westvancouver.ca
BC Transit - RDN Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Northbound Trans-Canada at Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay Ferry to Westbound Village at Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$58
Motorcycle
$36

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