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Bowen Island (Snug Cove)  to  Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
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8:35 am 8:55 am 0h 20m
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10:40 am 11:00 am 0h 20m
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5:10 pm 5:30 pm 0h 20m
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6:15 pm 6:35 pm 0h 20m
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7:20 pm 7:40 pm 0h 20m
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8:50 pm 9:10 pm 0h 20m
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10:50 pm 11:10 pm 0h 20m
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Snug Cove terminal is located on the east coast of Bowen Island. Sailings departing from Snug Cove provide service to Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay).

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in closes two minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles.



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   

Route

Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)  to  Bowen Island (Snug Cove)

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
5:50 am 6:10 am 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
6:50 am 7:10 am 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
8:00 am 8:20 am 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
9:05 am 9:25 am 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
10:10 am 10:30 am 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
11:15 am 11:35 am 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
12:40 pm 1:00 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
1:55 pm 2:15 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
3:20 pm 3:40 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
4:40 pm 5:00 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
5:45 pm 6:05 pm 0h 20m
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6:50 pm 7:10 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
7:50 pm 8:10 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
9:20 pm 9:40 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop
10:20 pm 10:40 pm 0h 20m
  • Non-stop

Horseshoe Bay terminal is located in West Vancouver, at the west end of the Trans-Canada Highway. The terminal is a 25 minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Sailings departing from Horseshoe Bay provide service to Langdale (Sunshine Coast) and Snug Cove (Bowen Island).

Check-in times

For travel to Nanaimo (Departure Bay) with a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Your booking will not be honoured and travel will be based on your order of arrival at the terminal if you arrive before booking check-in has opened, or after booking check-in has closed.

  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles opens 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.
  • Booking check-in for foot passenger groups and vehicles closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

For travel without a reservation or on a non-bookable route – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal. 

  • Ticket sales and check-in close 10 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles

Assured Loading for travel between Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) and Nanaimo (Departure Bay) – If you have an Assured Loading Card and plan to use it, arrive at the terminal 20 to 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure and provide your card to the ticket agent.

Note: Assured Loading is not available for travel between Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) and Sunshine Coast (Langdale).



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
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