Schedules

Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula (Vancouver Island-Cormorant Island-Malcolm Island)

Crossing Time:
Alert Bay>Sointula: 35 min/6.5 nautical miles
Sointula>Port McNeill: 25 min/5.5 nautical miles
Port McNeill>Alert Bay: 45 min/7.5 nautical miles

Distance: Varies, see above.
Note: This is a non-reservable route

CHECK FOR SERVICE NOTICES

Schedule in Effect:

On Dec 25 and Jan 1, service will commence with the 9:35 am sailing from Alert Bay.

On sailings to Port McNeill, please advise crew when boarding if you'll be continuing
on to one of the islands.
On Dec 25 and Jan 1, service will commence with the 9:35 am sailing from Alert Bay.
On sailings to Port McNeill, please advise crew when boarding if you'll be continuing on to one of the islands.

On Dec 25 and Jan 1, service will commence with the 9:35 am sailing from Alert Bay.

On sailings to Port McNeill, please advise crew when boarding if you'll be continuing on to one of the islands.

Alert Bay to Port McNeill
Leave Days Stops/Transfers Arrive
6:40 AM Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1 Varies* Varies*
9:35 AM Daily non-stop 10:20 AM
12:20 PM Daily non-stop 1:05 PM
3:15 PM Daily non-stop 4:00 PM
5:55 PM Daily Except DC1 Tue non-stop 6:40 PM
8:25 PM Daily 1 stop Sointula 9:25 PM
* The 6:40 AM sailing is one stop at Sointula on Sundays and arrives at 7:45 AM. On Mon-Sat, the 6:40 AM sailing is non-stop and arrives at 7:25 AM
DC Dangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.


Alert Bay to Sointula
Leave Days Stops/Transfers Arrive
6:40 AM Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1 Varies* Varies*
9:35 AM Daily Except DC2 Tue  1 stop Port McNeill 10:50 AM
12:20 PM Daily 1 stop Port McNeill 1:35 PM
3:15 PM Daily 1 stop Port McNeill 4:30 PM
5:55 PM Daily Except DC1 Tue 1 stop Port McNeill 7:05 PM
8:25 PM Daily  non-stop  9:00 PM
* The 6:40 AM sailing is non-stop on Sundays and arrives at 7:15 AM. On Mon-Sat, the 6:40 AM sailing makes one stop at Port McNeill and arrives at 7:50 AM
DC Dangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.


Sointula to Port McNeill
Leave Days Stops/Transfers Arrive
7:20 AM Sun only, except Dec 25 & Jan 1 non-stop 7:45 AM
7:55 AM Daily except Sun and Dec 25 & Jan 1 non-stop 8:20 AM
11:00 AM Daily non-stop 11:25 AM
1:45 PM Daily non-stop 2:10 PM
4:35 PM Daily Except DC2 Tue non-stop 5:00 PM
7:10 PM Daily non-stop 7:35 PM
9:00 PM Daily non-stop 9:25 PM
DC Dangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.


Sointula to Alert Bay
Leave Days Stops/Transfers Arrive
7:20 AM Sun only, except Dec 25 & Jan 1 1 stop Port McNeill 9:25 AM
7:55 AM Daily except Sun and Dec 25 & Jan 1 1 stop Port McNeill 9:25 AM
11:00 AM Daily Varies* DC1 Varies*
1:45 PM Daily 1 stop Port McNeill 3:05 PM
4:35 PM Daily Except DC2 Tue 1 stop Port McNeill 5:55 PM
7:10 PM Daily 1 stop Port McNeill 8:25 PM
10:00 PM Daily non-stop 10:35 PM
* The 11:00 AM sailing is non-stop on DC1 Tuesdays and arrives at 11:35 AM. Wed-Mon there is 1 stop at Port McNeill and arrives at 12:20 PM
DC Dangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.


Port McNeill to Sointula
Leave Days Stops/Transfers Arrive
7:25 AM Daily except Sun and Dec 25 & Jan 1 non-stop 7:50 AM
10:25 AM Daily Except DC2 Tue non-stop 10:50 AM
1:10 PM Daily non-stop 1:35 PM
4:05 PM Daily non-stop 4:30 PM
6:40 PM Daily non-stop 7:05 PM
7:40 PM Daily 1 stop Alert Bay 9:00 PM
9:30 PM Daily non-stop 9:55 PM
DC Dangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.


Port McNeill to Alert Bay
Leave Days Stops/Transfers Arrive
8:40 AM** Daily except Dec 25 & Jan 1 non-stop 9:25 AM
11:35 AM Daily except DC1 Tue non-stop 12:20 PM
2:20 PM Daily non-stop 3:05 PM
5:10 PM Daily non-stop 5:55 PM
7:40 PM Daily non-stop 8:25 PM
9:30 PM Daily 1 stop Sointula 10:35 PM
** On Mon, Wed & Fri from May 4 to Sep 3, 2018 departure will be delayed to 8:50 AM
DC Dangerous Cargo sailings Tuesdays. No other passengers permitted. See full schedule below.
DC1 Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Alert Bay on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2018:

April 10 & 24
May 8 & 22
June 5 & 19
July 3, 17 & 31
August 14 & 28
September 11 & 25
October 9 & 23
November 6 & 20
December 4 & 18

2019:

January 1, 15 & 29
February 12 & 26
March 12 & 26
April 9 & 23
May 7 & 21
June 4 & 18
July 2, 16 & 30
August 13 & 27
September 10 & 24
October 8 & 22
November 5 & 19
December 3, 17 & 31

2020:

January 14 & 28
February 11 & 25
March 10 & 24

DC2 Dangerous Cargo sailing between Port McNeill and Sointula on the following Tuesdays, no other passengers permitted:

2018:

April 3 & 17
May 1, 15 & 29
June 12 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 4 & 18
October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 27
December 11 & 25

2019:

January 8 & 22
February 5 & 19
March 5 & 19
April 2, 16 & 30
May 14 & 28
June 11 & 25
July 9 & 23
August 6 & 20
September 3 & 17
October 1, 15 & 29
November 12 & 26
December 10 & 24

2020:

January 7 & 21
February 4 & 18
March 3, 17 & 31

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