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There are 6 ways to get from Seattle to Qualicum Beach by ferry, bus, car, car ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal Seattle to Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Conference Center to Qualicum Beach N Island Express Northbound

$139 - $179

Cheapest option

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

4 alternative options

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

$130 - $243

Shuttle to Abbotsford, fly to Qualicum  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Qualicum (XQU) YXX - XQU

$66 - $318

Fly Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay, bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Nanaimo / Departure Bay
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Qualicum Beach

$497 - $505

Fly Seattle to Victoria, car ferry, bus  •  8 h 4 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 Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Qualicum Beach

$163 - $449

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 shuttle and fly which costs $65 - $320 and takes 4 h 52 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 7 h 26 min and costs $130 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 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 46+ hotels available in Qualicum Beach. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31 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: 7 h 26 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 - Conference Center, then take the bus to Qualicum Beach. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Horseshoe Bay, BC, take the car ferry to Nanaimo Departure Bay, then take the drive to Qualicum Beach.

Airlines
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Island Express
Website
islandexpressair.com
Flights from Abbotsford to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 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 - Conference Center to Qualicum Beach
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Qualicum Beach
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Mill Bay, BC to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $70
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
BellAir Airporter Shuttle
Phone
+1 866-235-5247
Email
shuttle@airporter.com
Website
airporter.com
Shuttle from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
airporter.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 - $27
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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