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BC Ferries - Current Conditions at Major Terminals


Purpose is to show you the next available sailing,
how long until departure, and how long until arrival.


This is NOT official BC Ferries information.


Updates every 5 minutes, last updated: February 25 at 11:05 pm


Now Ticketing - The terminal ticket booth is ticketing the next sailing with available deck space.
Estimated space doesn't include vehicles outside the terminal waiting to buy a ticket.
Route (link to BC Ferries) Next
Available
Sailing
Ship Estimated
Space
Available
Depart Estimated
Time of
Arrival
Arrive
Vancouver Island to the Lower Mainland
Lower Mainland to Vancouver Island
Slowest Trips - Longest time from ticket booth to ship docking. Occurs when you arrive and the next sailing(s) are full.
Log started April 26, 2023
Schedule Route Today
Sailing Hours
1:45 hr Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen 9:00 pm 7:25
2:05 hr Duke Point to Tsawwassen 5:45 pm 4:45
1:45 hr Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay 5:55 pm 5:10
1:45 hr Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay 9:45 pm 8:50
2:05 hr Tsawwassen to Duke Point 10:45 pm 7:10
1:50 hr Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay 6:35 pm 6:50

Outside the Swartz Bay Terminal Inside the Swartz Bay Terminal
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Outside the Tsawwassen Terminal Inside the Tsawwassen Terminal)
Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen
Sailing Ship Space Depart ETA Arrive
11:00 am Coastal Inspiration
Peak travel.
Loading maximum number of vehicles
Full 11:12 am 12 12:47 PM
1:00 pm Spirit of British Columbia
Full 1:09 pm 9 2:44 AM
3:00 pm Coastal Inspiration
Earlier loading procedure is causing ongoing delay
Full 3:39 pm 39 5:14 AM
5:00 pm Spirit of British Columbia
Weather delay.
Departure as soon as it is safe.
Full 5:50 pm 50 7:25 AM
7:30 pm Coastal Inspiration
Earlier loading procedure is causing ongoing delay
Full 8:10 pm 40 9:45 AM
9:00 pm Spirit of British Columbia
Weather delay.
Departure as soon as it is safe.
82% Full 9:43 pm 43 11:18 AM
Duke Point to Tsawwassen
Sailing Ship Space Depart ETA Arrive
5:45 pm Queen of Alberni
83% Full 5:51 pm 6 7:41 pm
8:15 pm Coastal Celebration
57% Full 8:35 pm 20 10:22 pm
10:45 pm Queen of Alberni
18% Full 10:50 pm 5 12:50 PM
Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay
Sailing Ship Space Depart ETA Arrive
10:40 am Queen of Cowichan
80% Full 10:40 am 0 12:23 pm
1:00 pm Queen of Oak Bay
Full 1:00 pm 0 2:47 pm
3:20 pm Queen of Cowichan
Full 3:38 pm 18 5:19 pm
5:55 pm Queen of Oak Bay
Full 6:14 pm 19 8:04 pm
8:45 pm Queen of Coquitlam
68% Full 9:10 pm 25 10:50 pm
10:10 pm Queen of Oak Bay
Earlier loading procedure is causing ongoing delay
7% Full 10:39 pm 29 12:19 PM
Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
Sailing Ship Space Depart ETA Arrive
11:00 am Spirit of British Columbia
Full 11:06 am 6 12:35 pm
1:00 pm Coastal Inspiration
Full 1:34 pm 34 2:59 pm
3:00 pm Spirit of British Columbia
Full 3:43 pm 43 5:07 pm
5:30 pm Coastal Inspiration
Full 6:10 pm 40 7:32 pm
7:00 pm Spirit of British Columbia
Full 7:51 pm 51 9:13 pm
9:45 pm Coastal Inspiration
Peak travel.
Loading maximum number of vehicles
Full 10:33 pm 48 12:08 PM
Tsawwassen to Duke Point
Sailing Ship Space Depart ETA Arrive
5:45 pm Coastal Celebration
Full 6:07 pm 22 8:02 pm
8:15 pm Queen of Alberni
Full 8:24 pm 9 10:22 pm
10:45 pm Coastal Celebration
36% Full 10:47 pm 2 12:47 PM
Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay
Sailing Ship Space Depart ETA Arrive
10:40 am Queen of Oak Bay
Full 10:44 am 4 12:27 pm
1:00 pm Queen of Cowichan
Full 1:04 pm 4 2:43 pm
3:45 pm Queen of Oak Bay
Full 3:52 pm 7 5:37 pm
6:35 pm Queen of Coquitlam
Full 7:05 pm 30 8:42 pm
8:05 pm Queen of Oak Bay
77% Full 8:37 pm 32 10:17 pm
10:10 pm Queen of Cowichan
20% Full 10:10 pm 0 11:50 AM
Notices Log - Snippets that get posted to keep you informed while waiting for your ship to sail ...
Log started Jan 3, 2023
High tides. We will depart as soon as it is safe.
Earlier loading procedure is causing ongoing delay
We are loading as many vehicles as possible
We are working quickly to restock vessel supplies
Helping customers who need assistance boarding
We are loading and unloading multiple ships
A mechanical issue is causing ongoing delays
Peak travel. Loading maximum number of vehicles
Unexpected marine traffic is causing a short delay
We are working to fix a mechanical issue on board
Vessel start up delay. Departing as soon possible.
We are helping customers with vehicle problems
An earlier incident has caused some delays
We are unloading multiple vessels at this time
Strong winds. Departure as soon as it is safe.
Working to fix a mechanical issue at the terminal
Earlier mechanical issue has caused delays
Required crew member in transit to vessel
Crews working to quickly address wastewater issue
Crew preparing the vessel for boarding
Cancelled due to crew shortage
We are waiting for a crew member to board
We are helping emergency services with a situation
Poor visibility due to fog. Will depart when safe.
Weather delay. Departure as soon as it is safe.
We are assisting with a medical emergency
We are working to complete ticket sales
Crew are conducting a mandatory safety drill
Staff enroute to assist with boarding
Substitute vessel slower than our regular ship
Short delay as we manage sensitive cargo
Vessel making extra stop/sailing
Waiting a short time for connecting customers
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