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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Hornby Island by ferry, bus, car ferry, car, plane or shuttle

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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Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$175 - $287

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Tsawwassen
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Nanaimo
  3. Drive from Nanaimo to Buckley Bay
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  5. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$47 - $111

2 alternative options

Fly Seattle to Victoria, car ferry, bus  •  11h 2m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Victoria (YYJ) SEA - YYJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC
  3. Take the bus from Mill Bay, BC to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  5. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$188 - $450

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Nanaimo, bus, car ferry  •  11h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Nanaimo (YCD) YVR - YCD
  3. Take the bus from Nanaimo/Airport to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  5. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$192 - $439

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Hornby Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $45 - $120 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Hornby Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $45 - $120 and takes 8h 21m.

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The distance between Seattle and Hornby Island is 171 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Hornby Island without a car is to ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 10h 44m and costs $170 - $290.

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It takes approximately 10h 44m to get from Seattle to Hornby Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Victoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Victoria Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Hornby Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Hornby Island.
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  • Distance: 171.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 44m

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

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Hornby Island. However, you can take the ferry to Victoria Clipper Terminal, take the walk to Victoria, BC - Conference Center, take the bus to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station, take the walk to Buckley Bay, take the car ferry to Denman Island, take the taxi to Denman Island, then take the car ferry to Hornby Island. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Tsawwassen, take the car ferry to Nanaimo, take the drive to Buckley Bay, take the car ferry to Denman Island, take the drive to Denman Island, then take the car ferry to Hornby Island.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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 - Conference Center to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $85
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Mill Bay, BC to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo/Airport to Buckley Bay, BC - PetroCanada Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Quick Shuttle
Website
quickcoach.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
quickcoach.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Ferry operators
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$16
Motorcycle
$8
Car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$16
Motorcycle
$8
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$44
Morotcycle
$22
Car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$21
Motorcycle
$14

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