There are 2 ways to get from Vancouver to Powell River by car ferry, bus or plane

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Carferry, bus, car ferry  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the carferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Courtenay, BC - Driftwood Mall
  3. Take the car ferry from Comox to Powell River

$73 - $177

1 alternative option

Fly  •  2 h

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Powell River (YPW) YVR - YPW

$75 - $170

Questions & Answers

The distance between Vancouver and Powell River is 119 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Powell River without a car is to carferry and bus and car ferry which takes 10 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to get from Vancouver to Powell River, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Powell River Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Powell River Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Powell River. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Powell River.
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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 18 min

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Powell River, BC, Canada?

Pacific Coastal Airlines flies from Vancouver to Powell River 5 times a day.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Powell River
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Bus operators
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Courtenay, BC - Driftwood Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
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
Car ferry from Comox to Powell River
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $55
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$13
Standard Vehicle
$51
Motorcycle
$32

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