There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Victoria by plane, bus, ferry, subway, train, car or car ferry

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 San Francisco to Victoria  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Victoria (YYJ) SFO - YYJ

$122 - $267

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Port Angeles
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria Coho

$106 - $197

7 alternative options

Fly San Francisco to Nanaimo, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Nanaimo (YCD) SFO - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop

$177 - $642

Fly San Francisco to Vancouver Harbour, fly to Victoria Harbour  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR) SFO - YVR
  2. Take the Sea Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour

$278 - $643

Fly Oakland to Seattle, ferry  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Seattle (SEA) OAK - SEA
  2. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal

$221 - $437

Fly Oakland to Victoria  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Victoria (YYJ) OAK - YYJ

$218 - $822

Fly San Jose to Victoria  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Victoria (YYJ) SJC - YYJ

$227 - $747

Fly San Jose to Nanaimo, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Nanaimo (YCD) SJC - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop

$284 - $972

BART, train, ferry  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
  2. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  3. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal

$241 - $513

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Victoria is to drive and car ferry which costs $100 - $200 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Victoria is to fly which costs $270 - $650 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Victoria is 753 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Victoria, including transfers.

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What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Victoria, BC, Canada?

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Victoria hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Edmonton, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Denver, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Oakland to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Oakland to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Victoria via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via San Diego, Seattle
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Las Vegas, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Las Vegas, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Train operators
BART
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to MacArthur
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
bart.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Emeryville Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Ferry operators
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Black Ball Ferry Line
Website
cohoferry.com
Car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
cohoferry.com
Book at
cohoferry.com
Adult
$19
Vehicle & Passenger
$66
Motorcycle & Passenger
$37
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$163
Schedules at
harbourair.com

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