There are 5 ways to get from SeaTac to Vancouver Island by plane, ferry, bus, car 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 to Campbell River  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Campbell River (YBL) SEA - YBL

$281 - $408

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from SeaTac to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the carferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Drive from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Campbell River

$47 - $111

3 alternative options

Fly to Comox  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Comox (YQQ) SEA - YQQ

$159 - $593

Ferry, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal Seattle to Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Campbell River, BC Northbound. Victoria

$146 - $207

Bus, car ferry  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from SeaTac Airport, WA to Port Angeles, WA
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Campbell River, BC

$87 - $231

Questions & Answers

The distance between SeaTac and Vancouver Island is 211 miles.

The best way to get from SeaTac to Vancouver Island without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 10 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from SeaTac to Vancouver Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Campbell River Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Campbell River Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Vancouver Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from SeaTac to Vancouver Island.
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  • Distance: 211 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between SeaTac, WA, USA and Vancouver Island, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, Central Mountain Air and three other airlines fly from SeaTac to Campbell River hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Seattle to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Seattle to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Dungeness Line - Olympic
Phone
+1 360-417-0700
Website
dungeness-line.com
Bus from SeaTac Airport, WA to Port Angeles, WA
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
dungeness-line.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
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
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
$58
Motorcycle
$36

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