There are 9 ways to get from San Francisco to Victoria by plane, ferry, bus, 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  •  6 h 50 min

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

$128 - $280

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 53 min

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

$105 - $195

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Fly San Francisco to Seattle, ferry  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Seattle (SEA) SFO - SEA
  2. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal

$211 - $415

Fly Oakland to Seattle, ferry  •  8 h 16 min

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

$215 - $428

Fly Oakland to Victoria  •  8 h 14 min

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

$212 - $813

Fly San Francisco to Nanaimo, bus  •  8 h 26 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

$175 - $685

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Victoria  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Victoria (YYJ) SJC - YYJ

$193 - $715

Caltrain to San Jose, fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  10 h 23 min

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

$230 - $1,740

Train, ferry  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station Coast Starlight
  2. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal Seattle to Victoria

$236 - $507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco to Victoria is to drive and car ferry which costs $100 - $200 and takes 16 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco to Victoria is to fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between San Francisco and Victoria is 742 miles.

The best way to get from San Francisco to Victoria without a car is to train and ferry which takes 27 h 54 min and costs $230 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to get from San Francisco to Victoria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Victoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 31 min.

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United Airlines, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Air Canada offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Victoria Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Victoria. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Francisco to San Francisco Airport is to BART which takes 28 min and costs $6 - $9.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco to Victoria.
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  • Distance: 742.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 50 min

What companies run services between San Francisco, CA, USA and Victoria, BC, Canada?

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

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Oakland to Seattle via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Oakland to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Oakland to Victoria via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Santa Ana, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 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
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Oakland to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Oakland to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from San Francisco to Seattle
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Caltrain
Phone
+1 650-508-6200
Website
caltrain.com
Train from San Francisco Caltrain to Santa Clara Caltrain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
caltrain.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Oakland Jack London Square Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 17 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

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