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There are 3 ways to get from Seattle to Galiano Island by car, car ferry, plane or bus

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

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Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Tsawwassen
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Galiano Island To Mayne Island

$29 - $97

2 alternative options

Fly Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal to Montague Harbour  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the plane from Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal to Montague Harbour

$462 - $472

Bus to Vancouver SeaAir Airport  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Richmond, BC

$134 - $146

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Galiano Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $29 - $100 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Galiano Island is to fly which costs $460 - $480 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Galiano Island is 110 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Seattle to Galiano Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Galiano Island is to fly which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $460 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $150 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Galiano Island. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Galiano Island.
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  • Distance: 110.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

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

Kenmore Air flies from Seattle to Galiano Island once daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a bus from Seattle to Galiano Island twice daily, and the journey takes 3 h.

Bus operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Richmond, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Galiano Island
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$16
Standard Vehicle
$71
Motorcycle
$43
Other operators
Kenmore Air
Phone
866.435.9524
Email
customerservice@kenmoreair.com
Website
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal to Montague Harbour
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$432
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com

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