There are 5 ways to get from Nanaimo to Seattle by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Nanaimo / Departure Bay to Kenmore/Lake Washington  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the plane from Nanaimo / Departure Bay to Kenmore/Lake Washington

$504 - $512

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Drive from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Seattle

$33 - $87

3 alternative options

Fly Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the plane from Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa

$99 - $135

Bus, car ferry to Victoria, fly to Seattle  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Mill Bay, BC
  2. Take the car ferry from Mill Bay, BC to Brentwood Bay, BC
  3. Fly from Victoria (YYJ) to Seattle (SEA) YYJ - SEA

$141 - $386

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Victoria, BC Southbound / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Victoria Clipper Terminal to Seattle Clipper Terminal Seattle to Victoria

$123 - $187

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nanaimo to Seattle is to car ferry and drive which costs $40 - $120 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nanaimo to Seattle is to fly which costs $660 - $680 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Nanaimo and Seattle is 210 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Nanaimo to Seattle, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Nanaimo, BC, Canada and Seattle, WA, USA?

Kenmore Air flies from Nanaimo to Seattle once daily.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Victoria to Seattle
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Victoria to Seattle via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Victoria to Seattle
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Vancouver, Bc to Seattle, Wa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Phone
lbrisco@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Victoria, BC - Conference Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
islandlinkbus.com
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Nanaimo, BC to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Mill Bay, BC to Brentwood Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$21
Motorcycle
$14
Car ferry from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Horseshoe Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Book at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$57
Motorcycle
$35
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Victoria Clipper Terminal to Seattle Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Other operators
Kenmore Air
Phone
866.435.9524
Email
customerservice@kenmoreair.com
Website
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Nanaimo / Departure Bay to Kenmore/Lake Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$479
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$83
Schedules at
harbourair.com
Seaair Seaplanes
Website
seairseaplanes.com
Plane from Nanaimo Harbour to Vancouver Harbour
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
seairseaplanes.com

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