There are 9 ways to get from Seattle to Vancouver Island by plane, shuttle, bus, car ferry, ferry or car

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

Fly Seattle to Campbell River  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Campbell River (YBL) SEA - YBL

$277 - $414

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the carferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Drive from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Campbell River

$46 - $109

7 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

$128 - $239

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 Campbell River  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Campbell River

$698 - $714

Fly Seattle/Boeing Field to Nanaimo/Airport, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the plane from Seattle/Boeing Field to Nanaimo/Airport
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Campbell River, BC

$391 - $412

Fly Seattle to Comox  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Comox (YQQ) SEA - YQQ

$157 - $608

Fly Seattle to Victoria, car ferry, bus  •  8 h 27 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 - $387

Ferry, bus  •  8 h 51 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 Campbell River, BC Northbound. Victoria

$145 - $194

Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Vancouver Island is 202 miles.

The best way to get from Seattle to Vancouver Island without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 8 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Seattle to Vancouver Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Seattle Airport to Campbell River Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Pacific Coastal Airlines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and two other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Campbell River Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Vancouver Island. Prices start at $100 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 .

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Vancouver Island.
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  • Distance: 201.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

Air Canada, Central Mountain Air and three other airlines fly from Seattle to Campbell River hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Victoria, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
K D Air Corporation
Flights from Vancouver to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $230
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Seattle to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
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
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Seattle to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Island Express
Website
islandexpressair.com
Flights from Abbotsford to Qualicum
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Victoria
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Bus operators
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
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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
Bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Campbell River, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.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
BC Transit - Nanaimo
Phone
604-795-3838
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
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
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
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
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
Other operators
Kenmore Air
Phone
866.435.9524
Email
customerservice@kenmoreair.com
Website
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Kenmore/Lake Washington to Campbell River
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$610
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Seattle/Boeing Field to Nanaimo/Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$325
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com

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