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There are 4 ways to get from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal by ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or plane

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Ferry, line 72 bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal Seattle to Victoria
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Douglas at Fort to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop 72 / ...

$117 - $146

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Drive, car ferry  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Tsawwassen
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay

$26 - $64

2 alternative options

Bus, bus and ferry  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Swartz Bay, BC Vancouver

Fly, line 72 bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Victoria (YYJ) SEA - YYJ
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Fifth at Henry to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop

$127 - $337

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal is to drive and car ferry which costs $26 - $65 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal is to fly and line 72 bus which costs $120 - $340 and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA - Amtrak and arriving at Swartz Bay, BC via Vancouver, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Seattle and Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal is 90 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal without a car is to ferry and line 72 bus which takes 4h 23m and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, including transfers.

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Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, depart from Seattle, WA - Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Victoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal bus services, operated by BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group, arrive at Swartz Bay, BC station.

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Delta and Alaska Airlines, Inc. offer flights from Seattle Airport to Victoria Airport.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal.
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  • Distance: 90.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. However, you can take the ferry to Victoria Clipper Terminal, take the walk to Douglas at Fort, then take the line 72 bus to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Seattle to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal via Vancouver, BC and Vancouver, BC in around 7h 35m.

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
Bus operators
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Phone
250-538-4282
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Douglas at Fort to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Bus from Fifth at Henry to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Seattle, WA - Amtrak to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Swartz Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
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
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$44
Motorcycle
$22

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