From Vancouver – Canada
Travel time by Car/Ferry
Travel time by Air
Travel time by Bus/Ferry
There is no airport on Quadra Island but you can fly to Campbell River that is a 10 minute ferry ride to Quadra Island.
We can also meet you in Campbell River to start your tour.
Central Mountain Air flies from Vancouver to Campbell River or Comox.
They have the latest flight departing Campbell River for Vancouver if you must make it back to Vancouver the day your trip returns.
Toll Free 1 888 865 8585, Overseas 1 250 877 5000, [email protected], flycma.com
Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver to Campbell River, Nanaimo, and Victoria.
1 800 247 2262 (in Canada), 1 800 776 3000 (in US), Overseas 1 514 393 3333, aircanada.com
Transfer from Campbell River Airport to Quadra Island Ferry
The Campbell River Airporter is a shuttle that meets all flights and take you to any location in Campbell River for approx. $15 per person, Overseas 1 250 914 1010.
BC FERRIES provides year-round vehicle & walk-on ferry service for routes between Vancouver and Vancouver Island (Victoria and Nanaimo) as well as between Campbell River and Quadra Island.
Ferries from Vancouver to Vancouver Island, Nanaimo
- Horseshoe Bay Terminal (northwest of Vancouver) to Departure Bay (north end of Nanaimo), sailing time approx. 1hr 35min.
- Tsawwassen Terminal (south of Vancouver, closest to Vancouver International Airport) to Duke Point (south end of Nanaimo), sailing time approx. 2hrs.
Ferries from Vancouver to Vancouver Island, Victoria
- Tsawwassen Terminal (south of Vancouver, closest to Vancouver International Airport) to Swartz Bay (near Victoria), sailing time approx. 1hr 35min.
Ferries From Campbell River to Quadra Island
No reservations possible for this route, runs almost hourly. Approx. $9.50 per person and $25 per vehicle. Sailing time approx. 10 mins
Budget Car Rental, Toll Free 1 800 299 3199 (Canada), 1 800 527 0700 (USA) | budget.ca
National Tilden, Toll Free 1 800 222 9058, nationalcar.ca
Rent a Wreck/ Practi Car (Campbell River only), Toll Free 1 800 327 0116, Overseas 1 250 287 8353, rentawreck.ca
There are many options for getting to and from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and various destinations in the region. We recommend checking out the airports official page which shows all your options. yvr.ca/en/getting-to-from-yvr.aspx
Greyhound Bus (Vancouver to Campbell River)
Buses depart downtown Vancouver approx. $50 CAD one-way. Takes approx. 6 hours. The Greyhound station in Campbell River is a short walk to the Quadra Island Ferry terminal about 2 blocks away. 1 800 661 8747, greyhound.ca
Islandlink Bus Services (Departure Bay, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island (where the Horseshoe Bay ferry from Vancouver docks) to Campbell River
Visit their website for up-to-date schedules and booking information. Islandlink drops passengers off at the Tyee plaza, across the road from the Campbell River-Quadra ferry terminal. From here you can walk onto the Quadra ferry. Bus approx: $37.00. No phone available | islandlinkbus.com