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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.

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Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

DG Sailing only on Jan 10, Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 21, Mar 7, Mar 21

Dangerous Cargo

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Except on Jan 10, Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 21, Mar 7, Mar 21

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
8:40 am
9:25 am 45m

Non-stop

11:35 am
12:20 pm 45m

Non-stop

2:20 pm
3:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:10 pm
5:55 pm 45m

Non-stop

7:40 pm
8:25 pm 45m

Non-stop

9:30 pm
10:35 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)



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

Boarding is based on order of arrival at the terminal. Check-in and ticket sales close five minutes prior to the scheduled sailing for foot passengers and vehicles.


Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Feb 05, 2023.

Dangerous goods sailings

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

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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.

Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:20 am 40m

Non-stop

9:35 am
10:15 am 40m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:00 pm 40m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
3:55 pm 40m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:25 pm 1h 0m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:20 am 40m

Non-stop

9:35 am
10:15 am 40m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:00 pm 40m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
3:55 pm 40m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

Except on Jan 10, Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 7, Mar 21

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

DG Sailing only on Jan 10, Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 7, Mar 21

Dangerous Cargo

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:25 pm 1h 0m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:20 am 40m

Non-stop

9:35 am
10:15 am 40m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:00 pm 40m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
3:55 pm 40m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:25 pm 1h 0m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:20 am 40m

Non-stop

9:35 am
10:15 am 40m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:00 pm 40m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
3:55 pm 40m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:25 pm 1h 0m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:20 am 40m

Non-stop

9:35 am
10:15 am 40m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:00 pm 40m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
3:55 pm 40m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:25 pm 1h 0m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:20 am 40m

Non-stop

9:35 am
10:15 am 40m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:00 pm 40m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
3:55 pm 40m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:35 pm 40m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:25 pm 1h 0m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:40 am
7:45 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)

9:35 am
10:20 am 45m

Non-stop

12:20 pm
1:05 pm 45m

Non-stop

3:15 pm
4:00 pm 45m

Non-stop

5:55 pm
6:40 pm 45m

Non-stop

8:25 pm
9:30 pm 1h 5m

Stop Malcolm Island (Sointula)



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 Malcolm Island (Sointula).

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

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Feb 05, 2023.

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