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There are 7 ways to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island by plane, bus, car ferry, taxi, bus and ferry 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 Coal Harbour Spb to Nanaimo, line 40 bus, bus, car ferry  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Nanaimo (ZNA) CXH - ZNA
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Prideaux Street Exchange Bay A to Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay A
  3. Take the bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  5. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$143 - $282

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  6h 25m

  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

$37 - $96

5 alternative options

Fly Vancouver to Campbell River, bus, car ferry  •  6h 56m

  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

$144 - $295

Fly Vancouver to Nanaimo, bus, car ferry  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Nanaimo (YCD) YVR - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo/Airport 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

$150 - $380

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt, bus, car ferry  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt (YWH) CXH - YWH
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center 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

$196 - $459

Fly Vancouver to Comox, line 10 bus, car ferry, taxi  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Comox (YQQ) YVR - YQQ
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Downtown Exchange Bay A to Island Hwy S 6920 block
  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

$120 - $256

Bus and ferry, bus, car ferry  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver Cruise Ship Terminal to Victoria, BC
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center 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

$113 - $196

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island is to car ferry and drive which costs $45 - $130 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island is to car ferry and drive which costs $45 - $130 and takes 6h 25m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Hornby Island is 115 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 11h 52m and costs $140 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Coal Harbour Spb Airport to Nanaimo Airport is the direct flight which takes 20m.

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Helijet International offers flights from Coal Harbour Spb Airport to Nanaimo Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Hornby Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25m and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Hornby Island.
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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Hornby Island. However, you can fly to Nanaimo, take the walk to Haliburton at Robins, take the line 7 bus to Prideaux Street Exchange Bay G, take the walk to Prideaux Street Exchange Bay A, take the line 40 bus to Wellington - Woodgrove Centre, 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 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, take the car ferry to Denman Island, take the taxi to Denman Island, then take the car ferry to Hornby Island.

Airlines
Helijet International
Website
helijet.com
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $460
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Vancouver to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Vancouver to Comox
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Bus operators
BC Transit - Nanaimo
Phone
604-795-3838
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Prideaux Street Exchange Bay A to Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay A
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
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
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo/Airport to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $85
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
BC Transit - Comox Valley Transit System
Phone
604-795-3838
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Downtown Exchange Bay A to Island Hwy S 6920 block
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Vancouver Cruise Ship Terminal to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$16
Motorcycle
$8
Car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$16
Motorcycle
$8
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$44
Morotcycle
$22
Other operators
Taxi from Denman Island to Denman Island
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$21 - $26

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