How To Get To Victoria

By Land:

Scheduled motorcoach service is available for travel from Seattle, Vancouver including Vancouver International Airport to Victoria, as well as to and from other Vancouver Island destinations. Motorcoach travel off the island includes ferry service. Rail and bus service is offered between Victoria and locations throughout Vancouver Island with several stops along the way.

Motorcoach / Bus Companies:
Gray Line of Victoria
Victoria's largest tour and sightseeing operator with bus tours to The Butchart Gardens, Victoria City Tours, Craigdarroch Castle, Empress Hotel High Tea and Whale Watching. Choose English double decker or deluxe mini-coaches for the best value in sightseeing tours. Scheduled services: Vancouver Island to Vancouver Airport pick-up/drop-off available. Charters available.

Pacific Coach Lines
Daily scheduled service between Vancouver, Vancouver International Airport and Victoria via BC Ferries. Victoria city tours.

Greyhound Vancouver Island Coach
Greyhound Vancouver Island Coach offers regularly scheduled service to Victoria from points throughout Vancouver Island. Charters available.

Tofino Bus
Regular scheduled pick ups in Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo and Tofino/Ucluelet. Once in Tofino enjoy the use of the Beach Bus, a local shuttle bus, to explore all the local sights.


By Air:

Located 30 minutes from downtown Victoria and five minutes from Sidney, Victoria International Airport serves daily flights from Vancouver International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma Airport, as well as direct flights from points throughout Canada and the United States. Regular float plane and helicopter service to Victoria's

Air Canada / Jazz
Offers daily scheduled flights linking Victoria International Airport with destinations across the province, country and internationally.

Airspeed Aviation

Provides scheduled and charter service between Victoria International Airport and Abbotsford.

Alpha Executive Air

Offers scheduled and charter service between Victoria International Airport and Boundary Bay (Delta)

BCWest Air

Provides scheduled and charter service between Victoria International Airport, Nanaimo, Abbotsford and Boundary Bay (Delta).

Harbour Air Seaplanes

Scheduled daily flights between Victoria and Vancouver, Richmond (YVR), and Langley. Scenic tours of Victoria, the Gulf Islands and the San Juan Islands in addition to the Olympic Peninsula.

Helijet International Inc.
Daily scheduled service from early morning to early evening serving Vancouver Harbor/Airport and Victoria Harbour. Fly in comfortable 12 and 23 passenger twin-engine Sikorsky helicopters.

Horizon Air
Offers directly daily scheduled flights between Victoria International Airport and Seattle and destinations beyond.

Kenmore Air Seaplanes

Scheduled daily flights between Seattle and Victoria harbours.

Orca Airways
Provides daily scheduled flights between Vancouver, Victoria International Airport, Qualicum Beach, Parksville, Tofino and Ucluelet.

Pacific Coastal

Provides daily scheduled flights between Victoria International Airport and Vancouver and beyond to destinations across British Columbia.

Salt Spring Air

Scheduled flights between downtown Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport, and charter flights between Vancouver and the Gulf Islands.

Sunwing Airlines
Offers packages and flights from Victoria International Airport to Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Panama, Jamaica, Florida, Los Angeles and Las Vegas as well as flights within Canada.

United Express

Flying out of Victoria International Airport, Untied offers direct service to and from San Francisco and points beyond.

West Coast Air
Six scheduled daily flights Monday-Friday between Victoria Harbour and Vancouver Airport, Richmond floatplane base. Scenic tours and charters flights throughout coastal British Columbia, including whale watching and Victoria & Butchart Gardens flight tours.

WestJet Airlines
Scheduled daily flights linking Victoria with destinations across Canada. Including five daily flights from Calgary and five daily flights from Edmonton to Victoria.

Victoria Airport Authority


By Sea:

Victoria is well-connected to mainland British Columbia and Washington State by vehicle and passenger ferries and high-speed catamarans. Each day, dozens of ferries cross the straits, granting breathtaking views of the rocky coastline, forested islands, inlets and marine wildlife. Victoria's arrival points include the Inner Harbour, the Town of Sidney and the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal (30 minutes from downtown Victoria, near Sidney).

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
Frequent daily scheduled service is provided (passengers and all types of vehicles) between Tsawwassen (south of Vancouver) and Swartz Bay (north of Victoria), between Tsawwassen and Duke Point (south of Nanaimo) and between Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Departure Bay (Nanaimo). BC Ferries also serves the Gulf Islands and other ports in coastal BC. Buffet and/or full cafeteria service as well as other amenities are found on main-route ships.

Black Ball Transport - M.V. Coho
The M.V. Coho is a vehicle and foot passenger ferry offering year-round daily service between the beautiful inner harbour of Victoria, BC and Port Angeles, W.A., gateway to the Olympic National Park.

Victoria Clipper

Scheduled daily high-speed catamaran service (passengers only) between Seattle and Victoria harbours.

Victoria San Juan Cruises
Daily passenger-only service between Bellingham, W.A. and Victoria's Inner Harbour (seasonal).

Victoria Express
Passenger ferry between Victoria and Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, W.A., and Victoria and Port Angeles, W.A.

 

Victoria Area

North America: 1.800.255.5057 - UK: 0.800.051.6364 - Australia: 1.800.143.454

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From Our Blog

"One of the Best Holidays of My Life"

Tuesday, February 9 2016

Here's a fantastic comment we received from Ann after her kayak vacation last August, her second Vancouver Island Kayak tour.

Scott, As we spoke earlier I can't thank you enough for being the facilitator in what truly has to be the best or at at least one of the best holidays of my life.  I only say one as my husband is not here and I wish he could have experienced the wonders of British Columbia nature first hand.

I had two wonderful but very different kayak trips.  The first to the Broken Island Group and the second up here in Port Mc Neil.  I enjoyed both for different reasons.  Different geographies. Wildlife and also fellow travellers on the trip but both wonderfully well organised and the natural beauty of this place speaks for itself.

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