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Route

Port Hardy (Bear Cove) to Prince Rupert

Jun 01, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 06 JUN, 20 JUN, 04 JUL, 18 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

tue 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 14 JUN, 28 JUN, 12 JUL, 26 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

wed 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 08 JUN, 22 JUN, 06 JUL, 20 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

thu 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 02 JUN, 16 JUN, 30 JUN, 14 JUL, 28 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

fri 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 10 JUN, 24 JUN, 08 JUL, 22 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Klemtu

sat 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 04 JUN, 18 JUN, 02 JUL, 16 JUL, 30 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Klemtu

sun 7:30 AM*

*7:30 AM Not Available on: 12 JUN, 26 JUN, 10 JUL, 24 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)




  • 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.



Route

Prince Rupert to Port Hardy (Bear Cove)

Jun 01, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022

DAY DEPARTURE TIMES DURATION
mon 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 13 JUN, 27 JUN, 11 JUL, 25 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

tue 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 07 JUN, 21 JUN, 05 JUL, 19 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Klemtu

wed 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 01 JUN, 15 JUN, 29 JUN, 13 JUL, 27 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Klemtu

thu 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 09 JUN, 23 JUN, 07 JUL, 21 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

fri 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 03 JUN, 17 JUN, 01 JUL, 15 JUL, 29 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

sat 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 11 JUN, 25 JUN, 09 JUL, 23 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)

sun 7:30 AM*

*Not Available on: 05 JUN, 19 JUN, 03 JUL, 17 JUL, 31 JUL* 
16h 20m

Stop at Bella Bella (McLoughlin Bay)




  • Non-stop
  • Transfer
  • Stop

Reservations are strongly recommended for this route.

Prince Rupert terminal is located on Kaien Island on the northwest coast of BC. The terminal is at the west end of Highway 16, and is a 10 minute drive south of the city of Prince Rupert. Sailings departing from Prince Rupert provide service to Port Hardy and Skidegate (Haida Gwaii) with a connector service to Klemtu, Bella Bella, Shearwater, Ocean Falls and Bella Coola.

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.



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