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Route

Denman Island West  to  Buckley Bay

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

  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Denman Island West is one of the Northern Gulf Islands located off the east coast of Vancouver Island. The terminal is about a 15 minute drive northwest of Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) terminal. Sailings departing from Denman Island West provide service to Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close:

  • 3 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles

Hornby Island customers will have the opportunity to receive select Priority Loading when connecting on Denman Island to board the Baynes Sound Connector. The first 15 vehicles to arrive at Shingle Spit for the 7:30 am sailing to Gravelly Bay will receive a priority loading pass for the 8:00 am sailing only departing Denman West terminal Monday to Friday on the Baynes Sound Connector.

During peak travel times, ferries servicing Denman Island West to Buckley Bay and Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) to Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) will enter shuttle mode to accommodate as many customers as possible. When ferries are in shuttle mode the sailing times will be different from the standard schedule. 



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

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

Route

Buckley Bay  to  Denman Island West

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

  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Buckley Bay terminal is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and is a 20 minute drive south of Courtenay via Highway 19 or 19A. Sailings from Buckley Bay terminal service Denman Island. Customers travelling to Hornby Island board at Buckley Bay, disembark at Denman Island West terminal, and travel across Denman Island to Gravelly Bay for the sailing to Hornby Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close:

  • 3 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles

During peak travel times, ferries servicing Denman Island West to Buckley Bay and Denman Island East (Gravelly Bay) to Hornby Island (Shingle Spit) will enter shuttle mode to accommodate as many customers as possible. When ferries are in shuttle mode the sailing times will be different from the standard schedule. 



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

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