There are 5 ways to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor by bus and ferry, ferry, plane or bus

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Bus and ferry, ferry  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Swartz Bay, BC Vancouver
  2. Take the ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor Sidney B.C. - Friday Harbor

$43 - $95

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Bus and ferry, ferry via Vancouver International Airport Level 1  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver International Airport Level 1 to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal Yvr
  2. Take the ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor Sidney B.C. - Friday Harbor

$44 - $106

Fly Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour, line 72 bus, ferry  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Douglas at Humboldt to Fifth at Ocean
  3. Take the ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor

$140 - $173

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt, ferry  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt (YWH) CXH - YWH
  2. Take the ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor

$117 - $283

Fly Vancouver to Victoria, ferry  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Victoria (YYJ) YVR - YYJ
  2. Take the ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor

$83 - $333

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor is to bus and ferry and ferry which costs $60 - $140 and takes 6h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor is to fly and line 72 bus and ferry which costs $190 - $250 and takes 4h 40m.

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The distance between Vancouver and Friday Harbor is 52 miles.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor without a car is to bus and ferry and ferry which takes 6h 26m and costs $60 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Coal Harbour Spb Airport to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Helijet International offers flights from Coal Harbour Spb Airport to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Friday Harbor. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $3 - $6.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor.
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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Vancouver, Canada and Friday Harbor, WA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Vancouver to Friday Harbor. However, you can take the bus and ferry to Swartz Bay, BC, take the walk to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, take the line 72 bus to Fifth at Ocean, take the walk to Sidney B.C., then take the ferry to Friday Harbor. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vancouver to Friday Harbor via YVR-Airport Station Platform 1, Vancouver International Airport Level 1, Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, Fifth at Ocean, and Sidney B.C. in around 7h 41m.

Airlines
Helijet International
Website
helijet.com
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Bus operators
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
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Bus and ferry from Vancouver International Airport Level 1 to Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Ferry operators
Washington State Ferries
Website
wsdot.com
Ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
wsdot.com
Passenger
$12 - $18
Vehicle & Driver
$35 - $45
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
harbourair.com
Book at
harbourair.com

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