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

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Ferry, bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal Seattle to Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Douglas at Fort to Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas 99

$120 - $152

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 1m

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

$35 - $96

2 alternative options

Fly from Seattle, drive, carferry  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Victoria (YYJ) SEA - YYJ
  2. Drive from Victoria to Brentwood Bay, BC
  3. Take the carferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC
  4. Drive from Mill Bay, BC to Shawnigan Lake

$131 - $358

Shuttle to Abbotsford, fly, carferry  •  6h 32m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Seattle, WA - Convention Center to Lynden, WA
  2. Fly from Abbotsford (YXX) to Victoria (YYJ) YXX - YYJ
  3. Take the carferry from Brentwood Bay, BC to Mill Bay, BC

$74 - $363

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Shawnigan Lake is to drive and car ferry which costs $30 - $100 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Shawnigan Lake is to fly and drive and carferry which costs $130 - $360 and takes 4h 11m.

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The distance between Seattle and Shawnigan Lake is 94 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Shawnigan Lake without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 4h 59m and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Seattle to Shawnigan Lake, 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 94+ hotels available in Shawnigan Lake. Prices start at $79 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 Shawnigan Lake.
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  • Distance: 94.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Shawnigan Lake, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Shawnigan Lake. However, you can take the ferry to Victoria Clipper Terminal, take the walk to Douglas at Fort, then take the bus to Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Port Angeles, take the car ferry to Victoria, then take the drive to Shawnigan Lake.

Airlines
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
Island Express
Website
islandexpressair.com
Flights from Abbotsford to Victoria
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $270
Bus operators
BC Transit - Cowichan Valley Regional Transit System
Phone
250-746-9899
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Douglas at Fort to Shawnigan Lake-Mill Bay at Dundas
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
bctransit.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
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
airporter.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
Black Ball Ferry Line
Website
cohoferry.com
Car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
cohoferry.com
Book at
cohoferry.com
Adult
$19
Vehicle & Passenger
$66
Motorcycle & Passenger
$37
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
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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