Getting to Mount Washington

Mount Washington Alpine Resort is located 50km west of the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island off the coast of British Columbia. The nearest main international airport is Vancouver from where you can either fly to Comox Valley International Airport or drive to the resort.

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Nearest airports to Mount Washington

International travellers can fly on from Vancouver to Comox Valley International Airport then take a shuttle service or rent a car for the 45 minutes drive. Many travellers chose to fly into Vancouver then drive the rest of the way. British Columbia Ferries cross to Nanaimo over the Georgia Strait from either Twassen or Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminals. Total travel time from Vancouver to Mount Washington is just over 3 hours. For ferry schedules and directions see www.bcferries.com.

Airport transfers to Mount Washington by car

The nearest city is Nanaimo which is 100km from the resort. From Courtenay and Comox head west until you reach the Inland Island Highway 19. Head north until you reach the exit for Strathcona Parkway. Travel 18km up this road until you reach Mount Washington Alpine Resort.

Drive time to nearest major cities: Nanaimo – 1 hour 15 minutes, Victoria – 2 hours 30 minutes.

Airport transfers to Mount Washington by bus

Mount Washington offers a low cost ski bus shuttle from downtown Courtenay. For buses to Courtenay from other cities Greyhound offers daily services www.greyhound.ca

 

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