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Route

Buckley Bay to Denman Island West

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
Apr 01, 2022 - May 15, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 8:20 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
tue 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 8:20 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
wed 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 8:20 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
thu 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
fri 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 8:20 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
sat 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 8:20 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
sun 7:00 AM, 7:40 AM, 9:00 AM*, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:05 PM, 1:05 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 8:05 PM, 9:30 PM

*9:00 AM Not Available on: 07 NOV, 14 NOV, 21 NOV*, 
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 Cargo Sailings

For Dangerous Cargo sailing information and to book Dangerous Cargo travel; please contact 250-537-5313 at least 48 hours in advance of your intended travel. No passengers are permitted on sailings transporting Dangerous Cargo. Dangerous goods sailings information.

Route

Denman Island West to Buckley Bay

  • This is a non-bookable route. Fares are paid at the terminal at the time of travel.
Apr 01, 2022 - May 15, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 8:40 AM, 9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
tue 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 8:40 AM, 9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
wed 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 8:40 AM, 9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
thu 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 8:40 AM, 9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
fri 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 8:40 AM, 9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
sat 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 8:40 AM, 9:40 AM, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM
0h 10m  
  • Non-stop
sun 6:40 AM, 7:20 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:40 AM*, 10:40 AM, 11:45 AM, 12:45 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:40 PM, 4:40 PM, 5:40 PM, 7:10 PM, 9:10 PM

*9:40 AM Not Available on: 07 NOV, 14 NOV, 21 NOV*, 
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. 



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