Schedules & Fares

2016 Passenger Only Ferry Service

Victoria Clipper passenger-only ferry service with year-round daily departures to Victoria, BC and seasonal daily departures to the San Juan Islands.

To book only the passenger ferry transportation, use the Clipper Only tab highlighted under Plan Your Trip. Select your from and to cities, departure and return dates and number of passengers to begin the reservation process.

Ferry Schedule

January 1 to April 1*8:00 AM10:45 AM5:00 PM7:45 PM
April 2 to May 68:00 AM10:45 AM6:00 PM8:45 PM
May 7 to June 247:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM2:15 PM
3:15 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM9:45 PM
June 25 to August 217:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM2:15 PM
** not available Tues/Wed/Thurs9:00 AM**11:45 AM4:30 PM**7:15 PM
3:15 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM9:45 PM
August 22 to September 257:30 AM10:30 AM11:30 AM2:15 PM
3:15 PM6:00 PM7:00 PM9:45 PM
September 26 to October 168:00 AM10:45 AM6:00 PM8:45 PM
October 17 to February 28, 2017*8:00 AM10:45 AM5:00 PM7:45 PM

Seattle / Victoria Round-Trip Fares

2016Adv. Purchase ◊ 7-days2-days
AdultsAdults Child**
AdultsChild (1-11)
January 1 to February 29$109$120$35$146$73
2016Adv. Purchase ◊ 7-days2-days
AdultsChild (1-11)
March 1 to April 30$130$141$166$83
May 1 to June 24$137$149$182$95
June 25 to September 5$149$158$187$93.50
September 6 to October 31$131$142$175$87.50
November 1 to February 28, 2017*$117$128$154$77

Seattle / Victoria One-Way Fares

2016AdultsChild (1-11)
January 1 to February 29*$90$45
March 1 to April 30$99$49.50
May 1 to June 24$108$54
June 25 to September 5$109$54.50
September 6 to October 31$103$51.50
November 1 to February 28, 2017*$94$47

Special Victoria Origination Round-Trip Fares

2016Adv. Purchase ◊ 2-days
January 1 to March 8*$93
Fare Notes


Adult: Rates are $10.00 higher for Saturday departures from Seattle, and Sunday departures from Victoria.

Special Victoria Origination Fares valid when originating travel in Victoria and traveling round trip, with min. two day advance purchase.

Child (1-11 yrs old): Children pay 50% of adult fare.

PACKAGES: Children pay 50% of adult fare when booked in conjunction with an overnight package.

All fares include applicable taxes. A security fee will be added to all Seattle/Victoria fares & packages.

Non-cancelable; date, voyage restrictions may apply. Actual fares may vary based on booking and travel dates.

Group rates available for 20+ people, traveling together.

Web specials available.

No Service December 25, 2016 and January 3-13, 2017.

All rates in US Dollars.

Subject to change.

Ferry Schedule: May 20 to June 15

2016DepartSeattleArriveFri.HarboroptionalWhale & Sealife SearchDepartFri.HarborArriveSeattle
Thursday-Monday8:15AM11:45AM12:00PM to 2:30PM5:00PM7:45PM

Ferry Schedule: June 16 to September 5

2016DepartSeattleArriveFri.HarboroptionalWhale & Sealife SearchDepartFri.HarborArriveSeattle
Daily8:15AM11:45AM12:00PM to 2:30PM5:00PM7:45PM

Ferry Schedule: September 6 to October 9

2016DepartSeattleArriveFri.HarboroptionalWhale & Sealife SearchDepartFri.HarborArriveSeattle
Saturday & Sunday Only8:15AM11:45AM12:00PM to 2:30PM5:00PM7:45PM
Schedule Notes
Northbound sailing via Deception Pass. Southbound direct from Friday Harbor to Seattle. Times are approximate to allow for optimal whale viewing.Vessel substitutions and/or weather could affect route & sailing times. Schedule subject to WUTC approval. Subject to change.

Seattle / San Juan Round-Trip Fares Including Whale Watch

2016Adv. Purchase~AdultChild (1-11)AdultsChild (1-11)
May 20 to June 15$99$25$112$72
June 16 to September 5 (Mon)$126$25$166$83
June 16 to September 5 (Tue-Thu)$99$25$166$83
June 16 to September 5 (Fri-Sun)$138$25$166$83
September 6 to October 9 (Sat-Sun)$99$25$112$72

Seattle / San Juan Round-Trip Fares Ferry Only

2016Adv. Purchase~AdultChild (1-11)AdultsChild (1-11)
May 20 to June 15$81$0$94$47
June 16 to September 5 (Mon-Thu)$87.50$0$100$50
June 16 to September 5 (Fri-Sun)$97.50$0$100$50
September 6 to October 9 (Sat-Sun)$81$0$94$47

Seattle / San Juan One-Way Fares Including Whale Watch

2016AdultsChild (1-11)
May 20 to June 15$73$52.50
June 16 to September 5$121$60.50
September 6 to October 9 (Sat-Sun)$73$52.50

Seattle / San Juan One-Way Fares Ferry Only

2016AdultsChild (1-11)
May 20 to October 9$55$27.50

Whale & Sealife Search Only*

2016AdultsChild (1-11)
May 20 to October 9$75$37.50
Schedule Notes
Departs Friday Harbor at 12:00 pm and returns at 2:30 pm. Please call for reservations and availability.Whale sightings guaranteed: If you do not see whales during the Whale & Sealife Search, you will receive a coupon for a complimentary trip. CHILDREN (1-11 yrs old) $25 with 1-day advance purchase round-trip adult fares when booked in conjunction with whale watching or an overnight package. 1 child per paying adult, additional children at an extra cost.Advisory: Due to the time spent on the boat during this nearly 12 hour San Juan Island day trip with Whale Watching, it is not recommended for children under 6. Adults traveling with young children should plan accordingly by bringing books, videos, games, toys etc. to assist in keeping them occupied. There is a great deal to see throughout the day but it may be more than a young child can appreciate.Prices are in US Dollars and include tax. 1-day advance purchase, date and voyage restrictions may apply. Child fare not available for youth groups. Changes or cancellations received 2 or more days before tour start date are fully refundable. 1 day prior to tour startdate, the reservation is non-refundable.A $2.40 pp/RT Port fee and $2 pp/RT security fee will be added to all Friday Harbor fares, until further notice.NOTE: Ferry Service between Seattle/Victoria, BC and Seattle/San Juan Island are passenger service only. No vehicles.Fares subject to WUTC approval but may include a whale watching component not subject to UTC.Subject to change.

Only dates with additional departures are shown * Additional sailing

Departures From Seattle

Departures From Victoria

February 13 Sat 8:00 AM
9:00 AM*
February 13 Sat 5:00 PM
February 15 Mon 8:00 AM February 15 Mon 2:00 PM*
5:00 PM