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There are 3 ways to get from Victoria to Queen Charlotte by bus, plane, ferry, bus and ferry or train

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Bus to Nanaimo, fly, ferry  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Douglas at Finlayson to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport
  2. Fly from Nanaimo (YCD) to Sandspit (YZP) YCD - YZP
  3. Take the ferry from Alliford Bay to Skidegate

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Bus and ferry, train, ferry  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Victoria, BC to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Jasper
  3. Take the train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
  4. Take the ferry from Prince Rupert to Skidegate

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Fly from Victoria, ferry  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Victoria (YYJ) to Sandspit (YZP) YYJ - YZP
  2. Take the ferry from Alliford Bay to Skidegate
Victoria → Queen Charlotte
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The cheapest way to get from Victoria to Queen Charlotte is to bus and ferry and train and ferry which costs $400 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 17h.

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The quickest way to get from Victoria to Queen Charlotte is to fly and ferry which costs $430 - $1,700 and takes 7h 36m.

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The distance between Victoria and Queen Charlotte is 814 km.

The best way to get from Victoria to Queen Charlotte without a car is to bus and ferry and train and ferry which takes 2 days 17h and costs $400 - $1,200.

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It takes approximately 9h 28m to get from Victoria to Queen Charlotte, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Nanaimo Airport to Sandspit Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 13m and has one stopover.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Nanaimo Airport to Sandspit Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Queen Charlotte. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Victoria to Queen Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 814.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 28m

What companies run services between Victoria, BC, Canada and Queen Charlotte, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Victoria to Queen Charlotte. However, you can take the bus to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport, take the walk to Nanaimo airport, fly to Sandspit, take the drive to Alliford Bay, take the ferry to Skidegate, then take the drive to Queen Charlotte. Alternatively, you can take the line 72 bus to Saanichton Exchange Bay A, take the walk to Saanichton Exchange Bay D, take the line 87 bus to Victoria International Airport, take the walk to Victoria airport, fly to Sandspit, take the drive to Alliford Bay, take the ferry to Skidegate, then take the drive to Queen Charlotte.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Sandspit via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Nanaimo to Sandspit via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Victoria to Sandspit via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Jasper
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$100 - $130
Business
$180 - $250
Economy
$140 - $170
EconomyPlus
$270 - $380
Train from Jasper to Prince Rupert
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$140 - $170
Business
$220 - $320
Economy
$190 - $220
EconomyPlus
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Vancouver Island Connector
Phone
1 866 986 3466
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
viconnector.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Douglas at Finlayson to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Schedules at
viconnector.com
Seniors
$23 - $28
Adult
$26 - $31
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Victoria, BC to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Child
$21 - $40
Senior
$30 - $50
Adult
$40 - $65
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
1-888-223-3779
Website
bcferries.com
Ferry from Alliford Bay to Skidegate
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$7 - $11
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$19 - $27
Ferry from Prince Rupert to Skidegate
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$30 - $45
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$100 - $150

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