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There are 6 ways to get from Toronto to Victoria by plane, bus, train, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly Toronto to Victoria  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Victoria (YYJ) YYZ - YYJ

$201 - $768

Cheapest option

Train to Kitchener, fly to Victoria  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener GO
  2. Fly from Kitchener (YKF) to Victoria (YYJ) YKF - YYJ

$181 - $769

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Fly Toronto to Nanaimo, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Nanaimo (YCD) YYZ - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Douglas at Saanich

$304 - $1,032

Train, ferry via Chicago  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle
  4. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal

$538 - $820

Train, ferry  •  4 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Vancouver VIA Rail
  2. Take the ferry from Vancouver, BC to Victoria, BC

$869 - $2,072

Drive, car ferry  •  46h 50m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Horseshoe Bay, BC
  2. Take the car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
  3. Drive from Nanaimo Departure Bay to Victoria

$486 - $744

Toronto (YYZ) to Victoria (YYJ) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and Victoria (YYJ) is around 7h 21m and covers a distance of around 3372 km. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 4m. Services are operated by Air Canada, Swoop and WestJet. Typically 188 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
7h 21m
Fastest flight journey time:
5h 4m
Flight distance:
3372 km
Flights per week:
188
Cheapest price:
$253
Carbon emissions:
1116 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:30
Last flight departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to Victoria (YYJ) flight schedules

Toronto → Victoria
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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Victoria is to fly which costs $200 - $800 and takes 8h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Victoria is to fly which takes 8h 22m and costs $200 - $800.

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The distance between Toronto and Victoria is 3387 km.

The best way to get from Toronto to Victoria without a car is to train and ferry which takes 4 days 5h and costs $850 - $2,100.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Toronto to Victoria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Victoria Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 4m.

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Victoria is 3h behind Toronto. It is currently 5:13 AM in Toronto and 2:13 AM in Victoria.

Swoop, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Toronto Airport to Victoria Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Victoria. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Victoria.
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  • Distance: 3387 km
  • Duration: 8h 22m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Victoria, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, Swoop and WestJet fly from Toronto to Victoria hourly.

Airlines
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Victoria
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Nanaimo via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Kitchener to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Victoria
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from Toronto to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Flights from Toronto to Nanaimo via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,400
Swoop
Website
flyswoop.com
Flights from Toronto to Victoria
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Victoria via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Kitchener to Victoria
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener GO
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $40
Business
$82 - $84
Economy
$48 - $49
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$110 - $150
Economy
$80 - $95
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Train from Toronto Union Station to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 days 1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$500 - $600
Business
$650 - $1,100
Economy
$600 - $800
EconomyPlus
$1,300 - $1,900
Amtrak

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
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle
Ave. Duration
46h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $350
Premium
$600 - $900
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $800
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Vancouver Island Connector
Phone
1.866.986.3466
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
viconnector.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Victoria, BC - Douglas at Saanich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $120
Schedules at
viconnector.com
Book at
viconnector.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
$160 - $210
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Prince of Whales
Phone
1-888-383-4884
Email
info@princeofwhales.com
Website
princeofwhales.com
Ferry from Vancouver, BC to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$230
Schedules at
princeofwhales.com
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-3431
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Horseshoe Bay, BC to Nanaimo Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Website
BC Ferries
Standard Passenger
$18 - $25
Standard Vehicle + Passenger
$45 - $65

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