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Route

Port McNeill  to  Malcolm Island (Sointula)

 This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.   
DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
7:25 AM 7:50 AM
0h 25m
  • Non-stop
10:25 AM 10:50 AM
0h 25m
  • Non-stop
1:10 PM 1:35 PM
0h 25m
  • Non-stop
4:05 PM 4:30 PM
0h 25m
  • Non-stop
6:40 PM 7:05 PM
0h 25m
  • Non-stop
7:40 PM 8:55 PM
1h 15m

Stop at Cormorant Island (Alert Bay)

9:30 PM 9:55 PM
0h 25m
  • Non-stop

  • 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

Malcolm Island (Sointula)  to  Port McNeill

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

  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Sointula terminal is located on the south coast of Malcolm Island. Sailings departing from Sointula provide direct service to Port McNeil on the north coast of Vancouver 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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