There are 3 ways to get from Seattle to Saltspring Island by ferry, bus, car ferry, car 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, line 72 bus, car ferry  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Legislature Terminus Bay C to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop 72 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Swartz Bay to Mayne Island

$127 - $191

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 1 min

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

$18 - $36

1 alternative option

Fly, car ferry  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Victoria (YYJ) SEA - YYJ
  2. Take the car ferry from Swartz Bay to Mayne Island

$135 - $381

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Saltspring Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $18 - $40 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Saltspring Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $18 - $40 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Seattle and Saltspring Island is 100 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Seattle to Saltspring Island, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Saltspring Island is Victoria (YYJ) Airport which is 12.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Nanaimo (YCD) (24 miles), Victoria Inner Harbour Apt (YWH) (27.6 miles), Vancouver (YVR) (30.2 miles) and Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) (37.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Saltspring Island.
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  • Distance: 99.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Mayne. However, you can take the ferry to Victoria Clipper Terminal, take the walk to Legislature Terminus Bay C, take the line 72 bus to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop, take the walk to Swartz Bay, then take the car ferry to Mayne Island. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal then take the car ferry to Mayne Island.

Airlines
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Legislature Terminus Bay C to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.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 Swartz Bay to Mayne Island
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$11
Standard Vehicle
$43
Motorcycle
$27
Car ferry from Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to Mayne Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$6
Standard Vehicle
$17
Motorcycle
$11

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