Runs an early-morning water-taxi service from Port Hardy to Shushartie Bay ($100 per person) for the start of the North Coast Trail hike. Operates mid-April to late September depending on weather. Book ahead.
Ferries arrive from mainland Prince Rupert (passenger/vehicle $175/399, 16 hours, schedules vary) via the scenically splendid Inside Passage. The ferry terminal is 10km by road from the town center at Bear Cove.
Currently the only bus service connecting Port Hardy to the rest of Vancouver Island. Office is underneath the Pier Side Landing.
Runs a pick-up van from Cape Scott to Port Hardy for North Coast Trail hikers from mid-April to late September.
Runs shuttle buses between the ferry terminal and downtown Port Hardy ($8) and can also organize taxis to the airport ($25).
Services arrive in Alert Bay from Port McNeill (adult/vehicle $12.35/28.40, 45 minutes, up to six daily).
Services arrive from Vancouver's South Terminal ($265, 65 minutes, two to three daily).
Daily services to and from Port McNeill and Port Hardy from 'down south.'
Daily service between Vancouver's South Terminal and Port Hardy.
Buses stop next to the Alert Bay ferry terminal.