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

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  •  10 h 5 min

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

$179 - $264

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Port Angeles
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
  3. Drive from Victoria 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

$65 - $170

2 alternative options

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Nanaimo, bus, car ferry  •  10 h 11 min

  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, BC - Cassidy Airport to Buckley Bay, BC
  4. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  5. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$194 - $457

Fly Seattle to Victoria, bus, car ferry  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Victoria (YYJ) SEA - YYJ
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Buckley Bay, BC
  3. Take the car ferry from Buckley Bay to Denman Island
  4. Take the car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island

$189 - $456

Questions & Answers

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 10 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Seattle to Hornby Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Nanaimo Airport is the direct flight which takes 24 min.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Vancouver Airport to Nanaimo Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Hornby Island. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Hornby Island.
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  • Distance: 171.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

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 - Bus Depot, take the bus to Buckley Bay, BC, 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 Port Angeles, take the car ferry to Victoria, 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
26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Seattle to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
56 min
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 - Bus Depot to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Buckley Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
3 h 10 min
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
2 h 45 min
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
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$9
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18
Car ferry from Denman Island to Hornby Island
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$9
Standard Vehicle
$27
Motorcycle
$18
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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