There are 7 ways to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor by train, ferry, bus and ferry, plane or bus

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

Train, ferry  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak Amtrak Cascades
  2. Take the ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor Anacortes - Friday Harbor

$163 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  6 h 21 min

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

$57 - $63

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry, ferry via Bridgeport Station  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from River Rock Casino Resort to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop Yvr
  2. Take the ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor Sidney B.C. - Friday Harbor

$60 - $66

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt, ferry  •  4 h 47 min

  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

$150 - $336

Fly Vancouver to Victoria, ferry  •  5 h 45 min

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

$74 - $184

Amtrak Thruway to Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal, fly to Friday Harbor/Marina  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak
  2. Take the plane from Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal to Friday Harbor/Marina

$296 - $311

Train to Seattle Boeing Field, fly to Friday Harbor  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) to Friday Harbor (FRD) BFI - FRD

$58 - $286

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor is to bus and ferry and ferry which costs $75 - $85 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor is to fly and ferry which costs $190 - $450 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Friday Harbor is 84 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Friday Harbor.
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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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 train to Bellingham Amtrak, take the taxi to Anacortes, then take the ferry to Friday Harbor. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Vancouver to Friday Harbor via Swartz Bay Passenger Loop, Fifth at Ocean, and Sidney B.C. in around 6 h 21 min.

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
$130 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Kenmore Air
Website
kenmoreair.com
Flights from Seattle Boeing Field to Friday Harbor
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Bellingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$12 - $16
Business Seat
$28
Train from Vancouver Pacific Central Station Amtrak to Seattle King Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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 Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Bus and ferry from River Rock Casino Resort to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Amtrak Thruway
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800 872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Seattle, WA - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Ferry operators
Washington State Ferries
Website
wsdot.com
Ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
wsdot.com
Ferry from Sidney B.C. to Friday Harbor
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
wsdot.com
Other operators
Kenmore Air
Phone
866.435.9524
Email
customerservice@kenmoreair.com
Website
kenmoreair.com
Plane from Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal to Friday Harbor/Marina
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$266
Schedules at
kenmoreair.com

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