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Buses from Seattle to Victoria

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Seattle to Victoria. Traveling by bus from Seattle to Victoria usually takes around 3 hours, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance74 mi (119 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price$164.41
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Thruway
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Seattle to Victoria

Monthly average prices

$162$130$97$65$32JJASONDJFMAM

Prices as travel date approaches

$162$130$97$65$323020100

What bus companies travel from Seattle to Victoria?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Seattle to Victoria. Amtrak Thruway is the only company to provides bus transportation available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway13h 0m$164.41
  • Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway

    Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a system of intercity passenger buses operated by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas that are not served by the carrier’s railroads. On the bus, passengers can enjoy comfortable reclining seats with leg rests and access to onboard restroom facilities. Amtrak Thruway bus tickets from Seattle to Victoria start at $164. On average, there are 1 Amtrak Thruway bus trips on this route every day.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Seattle to Victoria during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Does the bus take you directly from Seattle to Victoria?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Seattle to Victoria. At least part of the journey will be by ferry.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours to cover the 119 kilometers from Seattle to Victoria. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Buses from Seattle to Victoria are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your bus tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Seattle?

There is usually only one bus per day from Seattle to Victoria. It leaves the station in Seattle at 7:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Seattle to Victoria. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Ferry tickets from Seattle to Victoria start at $178.06. Train tickets are also available, with prices as low as $119.57.

City Information

Seattle

Seattle is a must-see destination on the West Coast of the United States, offering many unique activities for any type of traveler. However, we're confident every visitor will enjoy the view of Mount Rainier from the top of Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Outdoor enthusiasts can bike, hike, boat, and ski in one of the top cities for outdoor activities in the U.S., while soaking in the Pacific Northwest's natural beauty (and yes, some rain as well). Urban explorers will love walking through Pike Place Market and experiencing Seattle's museums and public art, like the scenic Olympic Sculpture Park. These offerings and more make Seattle one of the best vacation destination in Washington.

Known for its coffee culture and as the birthplace of Starbucks, Seattle is also one of the top 5 craft beer cities in the U.S., which is ideal for those who prefer to experience the taste of a city served up in a latte mug or a pint glass.

Seattle is home to the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle-Tacoma Airport, but there are plenty of other ways to continue your travels from the Emerald City. A short ferry ride to Bainbridge Island includes the chance to see orca whales in the Puget Sound, or you can catch the Amtrak Cascades train or one of several affordable bus options from the historic King Street Station to other exciting Northwest cities in British Columbia, Oregon and beyond.

Victoria

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Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and undoubtedly one of Canada's treasures. Walking through the iconic Inner Harbour is an excellent introduction to the city and gives tourists a chance to glimpse the British Columbia Parliament Buildings. In addition to these impressive buildings, Craigdarroch Castle showcases the British-influenced architecture with a heavy dose of opulence.

Enjoy some of the best weather in Canada while experiencing Victoria’s wide-ranging and first-rate outdoor activities. These include tranquil walks through the world-renowned Butchart Gardens, breathtaking bike rides along the Galloping Goose Trail, and ventures into the open ocean on whale watching tours.

Stemming from its history under British rule, Victoria maintains a rich tea culture that finds expression in the many cafes and tearooms around the city. If you can get a reservation, steep yourself (and your teabag) in the ultimate afternoon tea experience at the exclusive Empress Hotel.

Despite its island geography, Victoria is well served by a wide range of transport links that connect the city to major national and international locations. Extensive bus routes and rail networks provide accessible transit across Vancouver Island. In addition, the Victoria International Airport and ferry services running to Vancouver and Seattle connect Victoria to the Canadian and U.S. mainland.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Seattle?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Seattle.

All bus stations in Seattle:

  • Victoria Clipper Ferry - 2701 Alaskan Way

Where does the bus arrive in Victoria?

Arrival stations

All buses from Seattle arrive at one main station in Victoria.

Bus stations in Victoria:

  • Victoria Clipper Ferry, Inner Harbour

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