Most visitors to Victoria arrive
(including us) either from Vancouver or Seattle.
There are also ferries from
other islands, and Bellingham and Port
Angeles, Washington. Other people arrive by float plane or jet
International Airport. Still others arrive via cruise
Make sure you bring your passport
or other proof of citizenship when entering Canada. Your U.S.
driver's license will NOT be
enough (thanks to Sept. 11)!
Discounted travel reservations
aren't too hard to find. We offer up to 70% off your travel
reservations at our
Airlines such as Alaska Airlines also offer discounted package deals
to Victoria. The
Vancouver Island Entertainment Book offers airline and ferry
discounts as well, up to 50%.
Automobile Ferry Service
With 36 vessels visiting 46
different destinations, B.C. Ferries is the biggest ferry provider
in British Columbia. The ferries leave from Tsawassen, just
south of Vancouver, and arrive in Swartz Bay, twenty minutes north
of Victoria. Trips take around 90 minutes. If you want
to bring your car from Vancouver, this is the ferry to take.
Click the links for
The option for those on the
peninsula side of Puget Sound, the Coho departs from Port Angeles up
to four times daily.
Washington State Ferries
One daily round-trip from
Anacortes to Sidney during the spring and fall, and two daily
round-trips during the summer months.
Passenger Only Ferries
Departing from Seattle, these
high-speed ferries offer from one to four departures daily,
depending on the season. Click for
fares and schedules.
These guys offer one round trip
daily during the summer. Click for
fares and schedules.
Offering twice-daily departures
from Port Angeles to Victoria's Inner Harbor. Click for
Arrival by Air
Victoria International Airport
isn't very big, and most International Airlines don't fly here.
Smaller outfits like
Horizon Air service it, though. To find
the best airfares available, click
here. The following carriers service Victoria
Those of you flying in from
further away, will fly into Vancouver International Airport,
serviced by all the major airlines, and take the ferry or seaplane
over to Victoria. For the best available airfares to
here. The following companies offer seaplane or helicopter
service to Victoria.