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Route

Ocean Falls  to  Port Hardy (Bear Cove)

DEPART ARRIVE DURATION
7:35 PM 9:00 AM
13h 25m

Stop at Shearwater

Transfer at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)


  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Reservations are strongly recommended.

Ocean Falls terminal is located on BC’s Central Coast and is 100 km west of Bella Coola. Sailings departing from Ocean Falls provide service to Port Hardy and Prince Rupert with a connector service to Bella Coola, Bella Bella and Shearwater.

Check-in for foot passengers and vehicles closes upon arrival of the ferry.



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Route

Port Hardy (Bear Cove)  to  Ocean Falls

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  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Reservations are strongly recommended for this route.

Bear Cove terminal is located on the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island. The terminal is a 10 minute drive from the town of Port Hardy. Sailings from Bear Cove provide connections to BC’s central and north coast.

Check-in times

With a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 90 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 opens 120 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles*
  • Booking check-in closes 90 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles*

Without a reservation – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

  • Ticket sales and check-in close 20 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure for foot passengers and vehicles*

*Hostled vehicles – Reservation check-in and ticket sales for hostled vehicles close 4 hours prior to the scheduled departure.



Dangerous goods sailings information

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

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