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Route

Port McNeill  to  Cormorant Island (Alert Bay)

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
8:40 AM 9:25 AM
0h 45m
  • Non-stop
2:20 PM 3:05 PM
0h 45m
  • Non-stop
5:10 PM 5:45 PM
0h 35m
  • Non-stop
7:40 PM 8:20 PM
0h 40m
  • Non-stop
9:30 PM 10:35 PM
1h 5m

Stop at Malcolm Island (Sointula)


  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Port McNeill terminal is located on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island. Sailings departing from Port McNeill provide service to Alert Bay and Sointula.

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

  • 5 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

Cormorant Island (Alert Bay)  to  Port McNeill

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

Stop at Malcolm Island (Sointula)


  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Alert Bay terminal is located on Cormorant Island, a short ferry ride from Port McNeil on the north coast of Vancouver Island. Sailings from Alert Bay provide service to Port McNeil and Sointula on Malcolm Island.

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in closes:

  • 5 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.   
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