Driving to Campbell River:
The Inland Highway (19) on Vancouver Island shortens travel time or you can take the shoreline Highway (19A), a little longer drive and enjoy the scenery.
When traveling to Campbell River by vehicle, you will cross the Strait of Georgia by ferry, from either Vancouver or Washington State.
The city of Vancouver, is on the mainland coast of British Columbia. From Vancouver, via BC Ferries, you will travel to one of three places on Vancouver Island. BC Ferries offers a convenient service of multiple sailings per day, 7 days a week. The three sailing routes from Vancouver are:
Horseshoe Bay, Vancouver to Departure Bay, Nanaimo The Horseshoe Bay terminal is located on the north side of Vancouver, and is best if you want to see Vancouver. Check out this map (north on map) for directions to the Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal. Follow the Departure Bay-Nanaimo lane. From Departure Bay it is an approximate 1 hour and 30 minutes drive to Campbell River on the Inland Island Hwy (19) north.
Tsawwassen, Vancouver to Swartz Bay, Victoria This route is for travelers who would like to visit Victoria, the capital city of BC, before making their way north to Campbell River. When arriving at the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, get into the Swartz Bay-Victoria lane. From Victoria, drive approximately 3 1/2 hours to Campbell River on the In-land Island Hwy (19) north.
Traveling to Campbell River by Air: There are many different options when flying to Campbell River by air, from seaplanes to small and large jets. Please check out these airlines for information on your preferred travel.
Private plane and jet owners can fly directly in to Campbell River Airport (YBL). It is conveniently located with a 15-20 minute drive from downtown.
My boat is at Discovery Harbour Marina , Slip D-21 . Park behind the Target Store anywhere in the gravel parking lot.
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Seattle to Victoria
Victoria Clipper – 1 800 888-2535 – 206.448.5000
Anacortes to Victoria
MV Coho – 360.457.4491
Port Angeles to Victoria Washington State Ferries – 1.888.808.7977
Pacific Coastal – 1.800.663.2872
Helijet – 1.800.665.4354
Central Mountain Air – 1-888-865-8585
WestJet 1-888-WEST JET
Corilair – 250.287.8371
Harbour Air – 604.274.1277
Vancouver Island Air – 250.287.2433
Kenmore Air – 1.800.543.9595