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Route

Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay) to Vancouver (Tsawwassen)

For an alternative route to this destination use thru fares between Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Southern Gulf Islands.


Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:25 am
10:35 am 4h 10m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

8:20 am
9:15 am 55m

Non-stop

11:55 am
4:35 pm 4h 40m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

3:25 pm
4:20 pm 55m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2

Non-stop

4:20 pm
8:35 pm 4h 15m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

5:45 pm
6:40 pm 55m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

6:05 pm
10:35 pm 4h 30m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

7:45 pm
8:40 pm 55m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:25 am
10:35 am 4h 10m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

8:20 am
9:15 am 55m

Non-stop

11:55 am
4:35 pm 4h 40m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

5:45 pm
6:40 pm 55m

Non-stop

6:05 pm
10:35 pm 4h 30m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

7:50 pm
9:40 pm 1h 50m

Only on Dec 27

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:25 am
10:35 am 4h 10m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

8:20 am
9:15 am 55m

Non-stop

11:55 am
4:35 pm 4h 40m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

5:45 pm
6:40 pm 55m

Non-stop

6:05 pm
10:35 pm 4h 30m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:25 am
10:35 am 4h 10m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

8:20 am
9:15 am 55m

Non-stop

11:55 am
4:35 pm 4h 40m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

5:45 pm
6:40 pm 55m

Non-stop

6:05 pm
10:35 pm 4h 30m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

7:50 pm
9:40 pm 1h 50m

Only on Dec 22

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
6:25 am
10:35 am 4h 10m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

8:20 am
9:15 am 55m

Non-stop

11:55 am
4:35 pm 4h 40m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

6:10 pm
7:05 pm 55m

Non-stop

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:10 am
12:35 pm 5h 25m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

10:00 am
12:12 pm 2h 12m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

11:35 am
4:35 pm 5h 0m

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

4:50 pm
5:45 pm 55m

Non-stop

5:40 pm
10:35 pm 4h 55m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:40 am
12:35 pm 4h 55m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

9:15 am
10:10 am 55m

Non-stop

11:20 am
4:35 pm 5h 15m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

4:20 pm
8:35 pm 4h 15m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

7:45 pm
8:40 pm 55m

Non-stop



Sturdies Bay terminal is located on the southeast side of Galiano Island at the end of Sturdies Bay Road. Sailings departing from Sturdies Bay provide service to Pender, Mayne, Salt Spring, Saturna, Vancouver (Tsawwassen) and Victoria (Swartz Bay). Some destinations require transfers. Reservations are strongly recommended for travel between Sturdies Bay and Vancouver (Tsawwassen).

Check-in times

For travel to Vancouver (Tsawwassen) with a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 60 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 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.
  • Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles.

For travel without a reservation or on a non-bookable route – Travel is based on your order of arrival at the terminal.

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

Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Nov 28, 2022.

Route

Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Galiano Island (Sturdies Bay)

For an alternative route to this destination use thru fares between Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Southern Gulf Islands.


Mondays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:45 am 4h 45m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:55 am
10:50 am 55m

Non-stop

11:00 am
4:10 pm 5h 10m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Thru fare Mayne Island (Village Bay)

1:00 pm
5:55 pm 4h 55m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

1:30 pm
3:15 pm 1h 45m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

3:00 pm
8:05 pm 5h 5m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

3:00 pm
8:25 pm 5h 25m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

5:40 pm
7:30 pm 1h 50m

Only on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

7:10 pm
8:05 pm 55m

Except on Dec 26, Jan 2, Feb 20

Non-stop

Tuesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:45 am 4h 45m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:55 am
10:50 am 55m

Non-stop

1:00 pm
5:55 pm 4h 55m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

3:00 pm
8:25 pm 5h 25m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

6:45 pm
7:40 pm 55m

Only on Dec 27

Non-stop

7:10 pm
8:05 pm 55m

Non-stop

Wednesdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:45 am 4h 45m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:55 am
10:50 am 55m

Non-stop

1:00 pm
5:55 pm 4h 55m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

3:00 pm
8:25 pm 5h 25m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

7:10 pm
8:05 pm 55m

Non-stop

Thursdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:45 am 4h 45m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:55 am
10:50 am 55m

Non-stop

1:00 pm
5:55 pm 4h 55m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

3:00 pm
8:25 pm 5h 25m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

6:45 pm
7:40 pm 55m

Only on Dec 22

Non-stop

7:10 pm
8:05 pm 55m

Non-stop

Fridays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:45 am 4h 45m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Saturna Island (Lyall Harbour)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

9:55 am
10:50 am 55m

Non-stop

3:20 pm
4:15 pm 55m

Non-stop

5:00 pm
8:45 pm 3h 45m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

7:30 pm
8:25 pm 55m

Non-stop

Saturdays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:25 am 4h 25m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

8:55 am
9:49 am 54m

Non-stop

1:00 pm
5:30 pm 4h 30m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

3:00 pm
8:40 pm 5h 40m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

10:25 pm
11:19 pm 54m

Non-stop

Sundays

Depart
Arrive DURATION STOP DETAILS
7:00 am
11:10 am 4h 10m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Pender Island (Otter Bay)

11:00 am
4:10 pm 5h 10m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

11:10 am
12:05 pm 55m

Non-stop

3:00 pm
8:05 pm 5h 5m

Thru fare Victoria (Swartz Bay)

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)

5:40 pm
7:30 pm 1h 50m

Stop Mayne Island (Village Bay)



Tsawwassen terminal is a 36 km drive from downtown Vancouver and is located at the southwest end of Highway 17 in Delta. Sailings departing from Tsawwassen provide service to Swartz Bay (Victoria), Duke Point (Nanaimo) and the Southern Gulf Islands. Visit the Tsawwassen Quay for shopping and a range of food and beverage options.

Check-in times

With a reservation – Arrive at the terminal 30 to 60 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 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers and vehicles bound for all destinations.

  • To Victoria (Swartz Bay) and Nanaimo (Duke Point): Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers* and vehicles.
  • To the Southern Gulf Islands: Booking check-in closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure for foot passengers, and 40 minutes for vehicles.

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

  • Ticket sales and check-in for foot passengers close 10 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure.
  • Ticket sales and check-in for vehicles close 5 minutes prior to the scheduled sailing departure.

Assured Loading for travel to Victoria (Swartz Bay) and Nanaimo (Duke Point) – If you have an Assured Loading Card and plan to use it, arrive at the terminal 20 to 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure and provide your card to the ticket agent.

*Booking check-in for foot passenger group bookings closes 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Note: Schedules subject to change without notice.

Last updated:  Nov 28, 2022.

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