Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula
(Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island)

Crossing time:
Alert Bay>Sointula: 35 min/6.5 nautical miles
Sointula>Port McNeill: 25 min/5.5 nautical miles
Port McNeill>Alert Bay: 45 min/7.5 nautical miles

Distance: Varies, see above.



On Dec 25 and Jan 1, service will commence with the 9:35 am sailing from Alert Bay.

On sailings to Port McNeill, please advise crew when boarding if you'll be continuing
on to one of the islands.
On Dec 25 and Jan 1, service will commence with the 9:35 am sailing from Alert Bay.
On sailings to Port McNeill, please advise crew when boarding if you'll be continuing on to one of the islands.

On Dec 25 and Jan 1, service will commence with the 9:35 am sailing from Alert Bay.

On sailings to Port McNeill, please advise crew when boarding if you'll be continuing on to one of the islands.

Alert Bay to Port McNeill
6:40 AM - Varies*
Varies*
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1 Exceptions
*The 6:40 AM sailing is one stop at Sointula on Sundays and arrives at 7:45 AM. On Mon-Sat, the 6:40 AM sailing is non-stop and arrives at 7:25 AM
9:35 AM - 10:20 AM
non-stop
Daily
12:20 PM - 1:05 PM
non-stop
Daily
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
non-stop
Daily
5:55 PM - 6:40 PM
non-stop
Daily Except DC1 Tue Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC1Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Alert Bay on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 11 & 25
May 9 & 23
June 6 & 20
July 4 & 18
August 1, 15 & 29
September 12 & 26
October 10 & 24
November 7 & 21
December 5 & 19

2018:

January 2, 16 & 30
February 13 & 27
March 13 & 27
April 10 & 24
May 8 & 22
June 5 & 19
July 3, 17 & 31
August 14 & 28
September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18

2019:

January 1, 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26

8:25 PM - 9:25 PM
1 stop Sointula
Daily
Alert Bay to Sointula
6:40 AM - Varies*
Varies*
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1 Exceptions
*The 6:40 AM sailing is non-stop on Sundays and arrives at 7:15 AM. On Mon-Sat, the 6:40 AM sailing makes one stop at Port McNeill and arrives at 7:50 AM
9:35 AM - 10:50 AM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily Except DC2 Tue  Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC2Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Sointula on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 4 &18
May 2, 16 & 30
June 13 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 5 & 19
October 3, 17 & 31
November 14 & 28
December 12 & 26

2018:

January 9 & 23
February 6 & 20
March 6 & 20
April 3 & 17
May 1, 15 & 29
June 12 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 4 & 18
October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 27
December 11 & 25

2019:

January 8 & 22
February 5 & 19
March 5 & 19

12:20 PM - 1:35 PM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily
5:55 PM - 7:05 PM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily Except DC1 Tue Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC1Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Alert Bay on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 11 & 25
May 9 & 23
June 6 & 20
July 4 & 18
August 1, 15 & 29
September 12 & 26
October 10 & 24
November 7 & 21
December 5 & 19

2018:

January 2, 16 & 30
February 13 & 27
March 13 & 27
April 10 & 24
May 8 & 22
June 5 & 19
July 3, 17 & 31
August 14 & 28
September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18

2019:

January 1, 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26

8:25 PM - 9:00 PM
non-stop 
Daily 
Sointula to Port McNeill
7:20 AM - 7:45 AM
non-stop
Sun only, except Dec 25 & Jan 1
7:55 AM - 8:20 AM
non-stop
Exceptions
Daily except Sun and Dec 25 & Jan 1
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
non-stop
Daily
1:45 PM - 2:10 PM
non-stop
Daily
4:35 PM - 5:00 PM
non-stop
Daily Except DC2 Tue Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC2Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Sointula on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 4 &18
May 2, 16 & 30
June 13 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 5 & 19
October 3, 17 & 31
November 14 & 28
December 12 & 26

2018:

January 9 & 23
February 6 & 20
March 6 & 20
April 3 & 17
May 1, 15 & 29
June 12 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 4 & 18
October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 27
December 11 & 25

2019:

January 8 & 22
February 5 & 19
March 5 & 19

7:10 PM - 7:35 PM
non-stop
Daily
9:00 PM - 9:25 PM
non-stop
Daily
Sointula to Alert Bay
7:20 AM - 9:25 AM
1 stop Port McNeill
Sun only, except Dec 25 & Jan 1
7:55 AM - 9:25 AM
1 stop Port McNeill
Exceptions
Daily except Sun and Dec 25 & Jan 1
11:00 AM - Varies*
Varies* DC1
Daily Exceptions
*The 11:00 AM sailing is non-stop on DC1 Tuesdays and arrives at 11:35 AM. Wed-Mon there is 1 stop at Port McNeill and arrives at 12:20 PM
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC1Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Alert Bay on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 11 & 25
May 9 & 23
June 6 & 20
July 4 & 18
August 1, 15 & 29
September 12 & 26
October 10 & 24
November 7 & 21
December 5 & 19

2018:

January 2, 16 & 30
February 13 & 27
March 13 & 27
April 10 & 24
May 8 & 22
June 5 & 19
July 3, 17 & 31
August 14 & 28
September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18

2019:

January 1, 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26

1:45 PM - 3:05 PM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily
4:35 PM - 5:55 PM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily Except DC2 Tue Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC2Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Sointula on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 4 &18
May 2, 16 & 30
June 13 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 5 & 19
October 3, 17 & 31
November 14 & 28
December 12 & 26

2018:

January 9 & 23
February 6 & 20
March 6 & 20
April 3 & 17
May 1, 15 & 29
June 12 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 4 & 18
October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 27
December 11 & 25

2019:

January 8 & 22
February 5 & 19
March 5 & 19

7:10 PM - 8:25 PM
1 stop Port McNeill
Daily
10:00 PM - 10:35 PM
non-stop
Daily
Port McNeill to Sointula
7:25 AM - 7:50 AM
non-stop
Exceptions
Daily except Sun and Dec 25 & Jan 1
10:25 AM - 10:50 AM
non-stop
Daily Except DC2 Tue Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC2Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Sointula on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 4 &18
May 2, 16 & 30
June 13 & 27
July 11 & 25
August 8 & 22
September 5 & 19
October 3, 17 & 31
November 14 & 28
December 12 & 26

2018:

January 9 & 23
February 6 & 20
March 6 & 20
April 3 & 17
May 1, 15 & 29
June 12 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 4 & 18
October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 27
December 11 & 25

2019:

January 8 & 22
February 5 & 19
March 5 & 19

1:10 PM - 1:35 PM
non-stop
Daily
4:05 PM - 4:30 PM
non-stop
Daily
6:40 PM - 7:05 PM
non-stop
Daily
7:40 PM - 9:00 PM
1 stop Alert Bay
Daily
9:30 PM - 9:55 PM
non-stop
Daily
Port McNeill to Alert Bay
8:40 AM** - 9:25 AM
non-stop
Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1 Exceptions
**On Mon, Wed & Fri from Apr 10 to Jun 5, 2017 departure will be delayed to 8:50 AM
11:35 AM - 12:20 PM
non-stop
Daily except DC1 Tue Exceptions
DCDangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC1Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Alert Bay on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2017:

April 11 & 25
May 9 & 23
June 6 & 20
July 4 & 18
August 1, 15 & 29
September 12 & 26
October 10 & 24
November 7 & 21
December 5 & 19

2018:

January 2, 16 & 30
February 13 & 27
March 13 & 27
April 10 & 24
May 8 & 22
June 5 & 19
July 3, 17 & 31
August 14 & 28
September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18

2019:

January 1, 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26

2:20 PM - 3:05 PM
non-stop
Daily
5:10 PM - 5:55 PM
non-stop
Daily
7:40 PM - 8:25 PM
non-stop
Daily
9:30 PM - 10:35 PM
1 stop Sointula
Daily

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.
Please see our Service Notices for any additional information.