West Van - Nanaimo
(Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay)

Crossing time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Distance: 30 nautical miles

Due to COVID-19, this schedule may change. Schedules commencing September 8th are not confirmed but will be updated soon. Until such time, bookings are suspended to avoid customer impact. Please continue to check back for updates and MONITOR SERVICE NOTICES.



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Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee the sailing of your choice. Customers without a booking should expect sailing waits. If your schedule is flexible, travel at less busy times or book an alternative route. For the Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route, less busy times are the 8:30 pm and 10:40 pm departing Horseshoe Bay, and the 10:40 pm departing Departure Bay. To avoid or limit sailing waits, customers travelling without a booking or as a foot passenger on the Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route should consider an alternate route, such as Tsawwassen – Duke Point or Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay. The Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route may reach passenger capacity at popular travel times.

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RESERVE FOR THIS ROUTE - OPTIONAL >>
 
Booking in advance is recommended to guarantee the sailing of your choice. Customers without a booking should expect sailing waits. If your schedule is flexible, travel at less busy times or book an alternative route. For the Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route, less busy times are the 8:30 pm and 10:40 pm departing Horseshoe Bay, and the 10:40 pm departing Departure Bay.  To avoid or limit sailing waits, customers travelling without a booking or as a foot passenger on the Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route should consider an alternate route, such as Tsawwassen – Duke Point or Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay. The Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay route may reach passenger capacity at popular travel times..
 

Leave Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver)
6:25 am Daily
8:45 am Daily
11:05 am Daily
1:25 pm Daily
3:55 pm Daily
6:15 pm Daily
7:50 pm Availability
Fri, Sun and Aug 3 & Sep 7 only, except Jul 3, 5, Aug 2 & Sep 6

8:30 pm Daily
10:40 pm Daily
 
Leave Departure Bay (Nanaimo)
6:25 am Daily
8:45 am Daily
11:05 am Daily
12:25 pm Availability
Fri, Sun and Aug 3 & Sep 7 only, except Jul 3, 5, 10, 12, Aug 2 & Sep 6

12:35 pm Jul 10 & 12 only
1:25 pm Daily
3:55 pm Daily
6:15 pm Daily
8:30 pm Daily
10:40 pm Daily

Some of the sailings listed above may not be reservable. Click to view reservable sailings >>

Ticket sales at Departure Bay end ten minutes before the scheduled sailing time for walk-on passengers and five minutes before the scheduled sailing time for vehicles. At Horseshoe Bay only, ticket sales for vehicles and walk-on passengers end ten minutes before the scheduled sailing time.

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Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.
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