Ferries from Seattle to Victoria

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Seattle - Victoria Ferry Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily ferry from Seattle to Victoria. Traveling by ferry from Seattle to Victoria usually takes around 3 hours, but some ferries might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance74 mi (119 km)
Shortest duration3h 0m
Cheapest price$137.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceClipper Vacations
Ferry lines1

What ferry companies travel from Seattle to Victoria?

There is one ferry company that operates from Seattle to Victoria. Clipper Vacations is the only company to provide ferry transportation at the moment. It only operates one ferry trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

FerryDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Clipper Vacations12h 45m$137.00
  • Clipper Vacations

    Clipper Vacations

    Book Clipper Vacations from Seattle to Victoria from $137. Typically there is one Clipper Vacations schedule per day from Seattle to Victoria and you can expect on average to pay for a Clipper Vacations ticket to Victoria. In Seattle, Clipper Vacations departs to Victoria from Victoria Clipper Ferry - 2701 Alaskan Way . In Victoria, Clipper Vacations arrives at Victoria Clipper Ferry, Inner Harbour .

    An average trip on Clipper Vacations from Seattle to Victoria takes 2 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Clipper Vacations offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Victoria.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Our ferry 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, ferry 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the ferry or in stations.

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.

How long is the ferry ride from Seattle to Victoria?

The ferry usually takes around 3 hours to cover the 74 miles (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.

What is the busiest day to travel by ferry from Seattle to Victoria?

The busiest day of the week to travel by ferry from Seattle to Victoria is on Tuesday. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out. On the other hand, Friday is typically when ferries are least crowded. If you’re looking for a little extra space, taking a ferry on Friday is the way to go.

When do the earliest ferry and latest ferry leave Seattle?

There is usually only one ferry per day from Seattle to Victoria. Therefore, the 7:00am ferry is both the earliest and latest ferry.

How many ferry schedules are there most days?

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 ferry leave from in Seattle?

Main departure station: Victoria Clipper Ferry - 2701 Alaskan Way

Most ferries depart from the main station in Seattle.

All ferry stations in Seattle:

  • Victoria Clipper Ferry - 2701 Alaskan Way

Where does the ferry arrive in Victoria?

Main arrival station: Victoria Clipper Ferry, Inner Harbour

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

All ferry stations in Victoria:

  • Victoria Clipper Ferry, Inner Harbour

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