Bowen Island Ferry Routes & Schedule

SCHEDULE (Monday to Friday):


Depart Snug Cove:

6:30am to Coal Harbour

8:00am to Coal Harbour

5:10pm to Coal Harbour

Depart Coal Harbour:

7:10am to Snug Cove

4:30pm to Snug Cove

6:00pm to Snug Cove

WEEKEND SCHEDULE (commences May21st)


Departing Granville Island:

9:00am, 11:00am, 4:30pm, 6:00 pm 


Departing Snug Cove:

8:15am, 9:45am, 3:45pm, 5:15pm



Granville Island ferry and water taxi dock

The water taxis and our ferry to Bowen Island are located at the west end of Granville Island. As you enter Granville Island, make a left at the first road, this will take you to a three-way stop, there turn left and continue towards the market. Go towards the big yellow building directly in front of you is “Bridge’s Restaurant”. This is where the three-hour surface parking is available.

To go to the dock, proceed down ramp marked "ferry dock" on the right Side of Bridges Restaurant. Once at the bottom of the ramp, turn right and we are just past the False Creek Ferries.

Coal Harbour 


We depart from the Harbour Green Dock, which is at the foot of Bute Street, directing to the West of the Harbour Air Float Planes.

Bowen Island Ferry Schedule

Sailing to or from Bowen Island (Snug Cove) takes approximately 30 – 35 minutes. Passengers are requested to be at the dock at least 10 minutes before scheduled departure time.

 Schedule subject to changes due to the weather or low ferry ridership. Please feel free to call for updates and booking confirmations.



Keep your eyes open for more routes:

English Bay Launch is exploring new routes previously served by other Vancouver water taxi companies: Downtown Gibsons Sunshine Coast to Downtown Vancouver, Deep Cove to Waterfront and more.