There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  8 h 13 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 Wellington - Woodgrove Centre Northbound. Victoria

$138 - $176

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Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay

$37 - $96

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Bus, car ferry  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
  2. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Take the bus from Departure Bay Ferry to Village at Memorial 91

$48 - $127

Fly Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay, bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay
  2. Take the bus from Departure Bay Ferry to Village at Memorial

$569 - $585

Shuttle to Vancouver, fly to Qualicum  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Centre to River Rock Casino Resort, Richmond
  2. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Qualicum (XQU) YVR - XQU

$128 - $239

Fly Seattle to Victoria, car ferry, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  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 Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  4. Take the bus from Departure Bay Ferry to Village at Memorial

$143 - $388

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach is to drive and car ferry which costs $35 - $100 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach is to fly and bus which costs $560 - $590 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Qualicum Beach is 155 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 8 h 13 min and costs $130 - $180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vancouver Airport to Qualicum Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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K D Air Corporation offers flights from Vancouver Airport to Qualicum Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Qualicum Beach. Prices start at $77 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 $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach.
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  • Distance: 155.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Qualicum Beach. However, you can take the ferry to Victoria Clipper Terminal, take the walk to Victoria, BC - Bus Depot, take the bus to Wellington - Woodgrove Centre, take the walk to Woodgrove Centre Exchange Bay D, then take the line 91 bus to Village at Memorial. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seattle to Qualicum Beach via Vancouver, Bc, Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak, Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, Horseshoe Bay, BC, Nanaimo Departure Bay, and Departure Bay Ferry in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
When
Saturday
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
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 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 Wellington - Woodgrove Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Mill Bay, BC to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Vancouver, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
BC Transit - RDN Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Departure Bay Ferry to Village at Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.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
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Mill Bay, BC to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Book at
islandlinkbus.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 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
Car ferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$21
Motorcycle
$14
Other operators
Kenmore Air
Phone
866.435.9524
Email
customerservice@kenmoreair.com
Website
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$479
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com

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