How To Get To Campbell River – BC, Canada

Land Travel

Travelling to campbell River is easy. Take hwy 19 or for a more senic route take hwy 19A.

Ferry Service

Bringing a vehicle to Vancouver Island means an easy journey by ferry from either British Columbia’s Mainland or Washington State. Victoria Clipper (passengers only), MV Coho, and Washington State Ferries-operate from Washington.

Drive Times:

  • From Seattle – approx. 7 hours (including ferry travel time)
  • From Victoria – 264 km / 165 miles – 3.5 hours (North on #19, or #19A)
  • From Nanaimo – 153 km / 95 miles – 2 hours (North on #19, or #19A)
  • From Comox / Courtenay Airport – 45 km – 35 minutes (North on #19, or #19A)

Campbell River Weather Forecast

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BC Ferries Information

Route and fare information
Toll-free: 1-888-223-3779
Tel: 250-386-3431

Reservations are available, and recommended, on select Mainland – Vancouver Island routes. You’ll need a credit card handy when you call.
If you’re heading north toward Campbell River

  • Tsawwassen (Vancouver) and Swartz Bay (Victoria) – 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Tsawwassen (Vancouver) and Duke Point (Nanaimo) – 2 hours
  • Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) and Departure Bay (Nanaimo) – 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Powell River-Westview (Sunshine Coast) and Little River (Comox) – 1 hour 15 minutes

Ferry Service Between Washington State and Vancouver Island

Victoria Clipper
Passenger-only high-speed catamaran ferry service between Seattle WA and Victoria BC.
Toll-free: 1-800-888-2535
Tel: (206) 448-5000

MV Coho
The MV Coho ferry carries vehicles and passengers between Port Angeles WA and Victoria BC.
Tel: (360) 457-4491

Washington State Ferries
Washington State Ferries operates service for vehicles and passengers between Anacortes WA and Sidney (Victoria) BC.
Toll-free: 1-888-808-7977
Tel: (206) 464-6400

Air Travel – Commerical Flights

Central Mountain Air Ltd.
Toll-free: 1-888-865-8585

Pacific Coastal Airlines
Toll-free: 1-800-663-2872
Tel: 604-273-8666

Toll-free: 1-888-937-8538

Air Travel – Float Plane

Kenmore Air Express – Approved Association Member
Toll-free: 1-866-435-9524
Complimentary shuttle service for connecting passengers between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Boeing Field (BFI) in downtown Seattle.

Harbour Air – 604-274-1277
Vancouver Island Air – 250-287-2433
Corilair Air – 250-287-8371

Don’t forget about a car rental!

Buget Car Rentals – 1800-268-8900

National Car Rental – Campbell River
1995 Island Highway, Campbell River
Tel: (250) 923-1234

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