Vehicle and passenger fares on all B.C. Ferries routes will rise April 1 by an average of 4.1 per cent.
B.C. Ferries made the announcement Wednesday, citing rising operating and capital costs. The increase was approved as part of a B.C. Ferries Commissioner’s order Oct. 1.
The increases are as follows:
- Prices for passenger and vehicle fares increase by 4.1 per cent on all routes across the fleet.
- Reservations made less than seven days in advance rise to $18.50 from $17.50 for the three major routes between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, the Horseshoe Bay to Langdale route and the Comox to Powell River route.
- The cost of 10 assured loading tickets will increase from $1,250 to $1,350.