Getting To Port Hardy

Travel by Air

Arrival from the north or south, a flight to Port Hardy certainly makes for a remarkable experience. From breathtaking views of snow-capped coastal mountains to the rugged coastlines of Vancouver Island and the intricate network of isles and inlets of the Broughton Archipelago, air passengers are sure to arrive in Port Hardy in awe, ready for the adventure ahead.


Pacific Coastal Airlines

With direct flights servicing  from Vancouver to Port Hardy, round trip service is available 3 times daily. A departure point for direct flights to BC’s mid-coast, Port Hardy is also a base for seaplane charters servicing the more remote communities of BC’s coastline including Bella Bella.

Wilderness Seaplanes

Explore from above with Wilderness Seaplanes! Offering chartered flightseeing services from Port Hardy, experience Cape Scott to the Broughton Archipelago. Take in striking views of Port Hardy and Northern Vancouver Island, from snow-capped island mountains, sweeping stretches of rugged coastline, to the expansive horizon of the Pacific.  This is an adventure not to miss!

Air Cab – (250)-949- 6371

Uncharted adventure awaits with AirCab. Discover Port Hardy and Northern Vancouver Island by air. Based out of the town Coal Harbour AirCab offers chartered flightseeing services set out above Quatsino Sound and the Johnstone Strait. Experience Port Hardy and the North Island like non-other with AirCab.

Port Hardy Airport

The Port Hardy Airport is located 10 km east of Port Hardy’s downtown core. Transportation is available to connect you to your travel destination or an air adventure of a lifetime!

Arrangements can be made with local taxi services for pick up/drop off. Visit here for more information.

Public transit offers daily scheduled connections to and from town. Please note that the public transit stop is located 4.5 km (~30 min walk) from the Port Hardy Airport facilities.  Please visit Mount Wadding Transit for route and schedule information.

Explore Port Hardy on your own watch. Vehicle rental services are available, learn more here.