NH Connections partners with Eagle Transit to provide medical travel service on Haida Gwaii.
This service provides daily transportation for medical passengers, running return trips to and from QCIGH and NHGHHC. This service does not stop at the ferry terminal in Skidegate.
People who have off-island medical appointments are to contact the Northern Health patient travel coordinator for information on how to arrange transportation to the ferry terminal. 1-250-559-4302.
To book travel on Haida Gwaii with Eagle Transit, please call 1-877-747-4461 or (250) 559-4461.
Advance reservations are strongly recommended and are required for door-to-door pick-up.
The Eagle Transit service also offers transportation options to those traveling for other purposes. The bus service picks up and drops off at local community stops, and provides door-to-door service to most locations when requested.
Medical travel passengers who complete the necessary paperwork pay a maximum of $10, pro-rated based on length of trip from each community. Passengers traveling for non-medical reasons will be charged a regular transit fee.
Residents traveling for medical reasons can bring a companion on the trip at the medical rate if space is available. A companion can provide support while a patient is traveling, and help them get to their appointment.