Schedules

Vancouver Island - Denman Island (Buckley Bay - Denman West)

Crossing Time: 10 Minutes
Distance: 1.2 nautical miles
Note: This is a non-reservable route

CHECK FOR SERVICE NOTICES

Vessels running to Denman and Hornby Island shuttle back and forth when heavy traffic conditions exist and therefore sailing times may be altered.

Schedule in Effect:



Leave Buckley Bay (Vancouver Island) Leave Denman Island (West)
Saturday to Thursday Schedule
7:00 am  
7:40 am  
8:20 am Daily except Sun & DC Thu
9:00 am  
10:00 am  
11:00 am  
12:05 pm  
1:05 pm  
2:00 pm  
3:00 pm  
4:00 pm  
5:00 pm  
6:00 pm *
8:05 pm  
9:30 pm
DC Thursday sailings will be replaced by Dangerous Cargo sailings. No other passengers permitted.
* Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island.
 
Friday Schedule
7:00 am  
7:40 am  
8:20 am  
9:00 am  
10:00 am  
11:00 am  
12:05 pm  
1:05 pm  
2:00 pm  
3:00 pm  
4:00 pm  
5:00 pm  
6:00 pm  
7:00 pm  
8:30 pm  
10:00 pm **
11:00 pm  
DC Thursday sailings will be replaced by Dangerous Cargo sailings. No other passengers permitted.
** Last connecting ferry to Hornby Island.
Saturday to Thursday Schedule
6:40 am  
7:20 am  
8:00 am  
8:40 am Daily except Sun
9:40 am !!
10:40 am  
11:45 am  
12:45 pm  
1:40 pm  
2:40 pm  
3:40 pm Daily except DC Thu
4:40 pm  
5:40 pm  
7:10 pm  
9:10 pm  
   
!! Note: The 9:40 am sailing from Denman is usually a busy sailing and has the potential to overload.
DC Thursday sailings will be replaced by Dangerous Cargo sailings. No other passengers permitted.
 
Friday Schedule
6:40 am  
7:20 am  
8:00 am  
8:40 am  
9:40 am !!
10:40 am  
11:45 am  
12:45 pm  
1:40 pm  
2:40 pm  
3:40 pm  
4:40 pm  
5:40 pm  
6:40 pm  
8:00 pm  
9:40 pm  
10:40 pm  
!! Note: The 9:40 am sailing from Denman is usually a busy sailing and has the potential to overload.

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Ticket sales and loading end three minutes before the scheduled sailing time for walk-on passengers and vehicles.

Accommodation on Denman and Hornby Islands
Visitor accommodation on Denman and Hornby Islands can be fully occupied at the height of the summer. If you are planning to stay overnight it is strongly advised that you book accommodation before travelling to the islands. Please note that there are no pump-outs for recreational vehicles.

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Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

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Helpful Information
Fares
Denman-Hornby schedule
Priority Loading Pilot for Hornby Island
Boarding Passes Required 
About Hornby Overloads on Fridays