Overview

FRS Clipper offers the only direct fast ferry service between Seattle and Victoria, BC—the Victoria Clipper.

The Victoria Clipper ferry operates year-round service, round-trip 1 time per day. The fast ferry features three main classes of service including Economy (lower deck), Vista (upper deck) and Comfort Class (upper deck) each with an upgrade option within each class. Comfort Class includes leather seating in a private spacious class cabin on the upper deck, panoramic views along with complimentary snacks, coffee and tea.

Victoria Clipper V Onboard Menu | Seating Classes and Chart | FAQs | ID & Travel Requirements | Clipper Fares | Current Special Offers

Cruise between Seattle and Victoria on the Victoria Clipper.

Ferry Schedule

depart
Switch
arrive
Seattle
Victoria
Fri-Mon*No scheduled service on Feb 1-15, 20-22, or 27-29, or on Mar 5, 6, 7, 12, 13
8:00 am
11:00 am
Thur-Mon*No scheduled service on Mar 19, 20, 26, 27
8:00 am
11:00 am
Daily
8:00 am
11:00 am
Daily
8:00 am
11:00 am
May 10, May 13, May 24, May 27
7:30 am
3:15 pm
10:45 am
6:00 pm
Jun 28, Jun 30, Jul 5 – Jul 8, Jul 12 – Sep 1 (Fridays ‐ Sundays ONLY), Sep 2, Sep 6, & Sep 8
7:30 am
3:15 pm
10:45 am
6:00 pm
Daily
8:00 am
11:00 am
Daily
8:00 am
11:00 am
Thur-Mon*No scheduled service on Nov 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26
8:00 am
11:00 am
*No scheduled service on Dec 25, Jan 7 – Jan 9
8:00 am
11:00 am
Dec 26 – Dec 29
7:30 am
3:15 pm
10:45 am
6:00 pm

Ferry Schedule

depart
Switch
arrive
Victoria
Seattle
Fri-Mon*No scheduled service on Feb 1-15, 20-22, or 27-29, or on Mar 5, 6, 7, 12, 13
5:00 pm
7:45 pm
Thur-Mon*No scheduled service on Mar 19, 20, 26, 27
Fri-Mon5:00 pm
Thur1:30 pm
Fri-Mon7:45 pm
Thur4:15 pm
Daily
5:00 pm
Thur1:30 pm
7:45 pm
Thur4:15 pm
Daily
5:30 pm
Thur1:30 pm
Sat6:30 pm
8:15 pm
Thur4:15 pm
Sat9:15 pm
May 10, May 13, May 24, May 27
11:30 am
7:00 pm
2:15 pm
9:45 pm
Jun 28, Jun 30, Jul 5 – Jul 8, Jul 12 – Sep 1 (Fridays ‐ Sundays ONLY), Sep 2, Sep 6, & Sep 8
11:30 am
7:00 pm
2:15 pm
9:45 pm
Daily
5:30 pm
Thur1:30 pm
8:15 pm
Thur4:15 pm
Daily
5:00 pm
Thur1:30 pm
7:45 pm
Thur4:15 pm
Thur-Mon*No scheduled service on Nov 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26
5:00 pm
Thur1:30 pm
7:45 pm
Thur4:15 pm
*No scheduled service on Dec 25, Jan 7 – Jan 9
5:00 pm
Thur1:30 pm
7:45 pm
Thur4:15 pm
Dec 26 – Dec 29
11:30 am
7:00 pm
2:15 pm
9:45 pm

Travel Fares

2024
Advance
Standard
7-Days
2-Days
Adult
Child
Jan 4 - Feb 28
$124
$139
$164
$82
Mar 1 - Apr 30
$154
$164
$189
$94.50
May 1 - Jun 6
$159
$169
$209
$104.50
Jun 7 - Sep 9
$169
$179
$209
$104.50
Sep 10 - Oct 31
$139
$159
$189
$94.50
Nov 1 - Jan 31 2025
$124
$139
$164
$82
 

Notes

Schedule and fares subject to change. Rates are $10 USD higher per person/segment of travel for Fri/Sat departures from Seattle and Sun departures from Victoria.

2024
Advance
Standard
Adult
Adult
Adult
Child
Jan 4 - Feb 28
N/A
N/A
$104
$52
Mar 1 - Apr 30
N/A
N/A
$114
$57
May 1 - Jun 6
N/A
N/A
$124
$62
Jun 7 - Sep 9
N/A
N/A
$124
$62
Sep 10 - Oct 31
N/A
N/A
$114
$57
Nov 1 - Jan 31 2025
N/A
N/A
$104
$52
 

Notes

Schedule and fares subject to change. Rates $10 USD higher per person/segment of travel for Fri/Sat departures from Seattle and Sun departures from Victoria.

ADVANCE Fare – Round-Trip only: Advanced purchase fares must be purchased a minimum of 2 days prior to travel date, non-refundable.

STANDARD Fares – Round-Trip only:  Standard fares are fully refundable for cancellations received 2 or more days prior to travel, non-refundable within 48 hours of travel date.

Hotel Package:  Non-refundable within 4 days of travel date.

Adult: Rates are $10.00 higher per segment of travel for Friday & Saturday departures from Seattle, and Sunday departures from Victoria. Additional fees apply to class upgrades. Child (1-11 yrs old): Children pay 50% of adult fare.

All fares include applicable taxes. A security fee and fuel surcharge 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. All rates in US Dollars. Rates are based on economy class seating. Schedule is subject to change.

Group travel discounts available for 10+ people, traveling together. Please contact us to inquire.

Economy Class

Economy Class Includes:

  • Main cabin seating
  • Table/group seating in select areas
  • Onboard locally sourced food, spirits, and beverages available for purchase
  • Onboard gift and duty-free shop
Vista Class

Vista Class Includes:

  • Spacious leather seating with panoramic views
  • Onboard locally sourced food, spirits, and beverages available for purchase
  • Table/group seating in select areas
Comfort Class

Comfort Class Includes:

  • Comfort class priority check-in and boarding*
  • Exclusive forward and top deck seating
  • Panoramic views
  • Luxury leather seats with individual tables
  • Complimentary welcome drink
  • Unlimited premium coffee, tea, soft drinks, and snacks
  • Free checked luggage**
*Northbound
**One standard suitcase per person

Travel Information and ID Requirements

Anytime you’re traveling between Canada and the United States, you’ll have to pass through Customs and Border Protection. That means no matter how you’re traveling from Seattle to Victoria or Victoria to Seattle, you’ll need a Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver License or an Enhanced ID Card (EDL/ID). Learn more about ID and Travel Requirements.

Anytime you’re traveling between Canada and the United States, you’ll have to pass through Customs and Border Protection. That means no matter how you’re traveling from Seattle to Victoria or Victoria to Seattle, you’ll need a Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver License or an Enhanced ID Card (EDL/ID). Learn more about ID and Travel Requirements.

Seattle

Seattle Clipper Terminal

2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-5000

DIRECTIONS

Nearby parking

Bell Street Pier Garage

Entrances on:
9 Wall St & 2323 Elliott Ave

Garage hours:
6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Cost: $10.00 per calendar day for Clipper passengers. Must obtain parking validation from the Victoria Clipper terminal. Garage has a height restriction of 6’6″

DIRECTIONS

Victoria Terminal

Victoria Ferry Terminal

Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8v 1W9
Canada
(250) 382-8100

DIRECTIONS

Nearby parking

Belleville Street Terminal

Daily Parking

DIRECTIONS

Hotel Grand Pacific Garage

Daily & overnight parking

463 Belleville St,
Victoria, BC V8V 1X3,
Canada

DIRECTIONS

Customers should not use the meters located in the parking garage, but check-in at the hotel’s front desk to obtain a parking ticket either prior to parking or immediately after parking their vehicle in the garage.

Directions & Parking

Seattle

Seattle Clipper Terminal

2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 448-5000

DIRECTIONS

Nearby parking

Bell Street Pier Garage

Entrances on:
9 Wall St & 2323 Elliott Ave

Garage hours:
6:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Cost: $10.00 per calendar day for Clipper passengers. Must obtain parking validation from the Victoria Clipper terminal. Garage has a height restriction of 6’6″

DIRECTIONS

Victoria Terminal

Victoria Ferry Terminal

Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8v 1W9
Canada
(250) 382-8100

DIRECTIONS

Nearby parking

Belleville Street Terminal

Daily Parking

DIRECTIONS

Hotel Grand Pacific Garage

Daily & overnight parking

463 Belleville St,
Victoria, BC V8V 1X3,
Canada

DIRECTIONS

Customers should not use the meters located in the parking garage, but check-in at the hotel’s front desk to obtain a parking ticket either prior to parking or immediately after parking their vehicle in the garage.

Save on Hotel Packages

We've done the hard work for you and vetted a wide array of Victoria's top hotels! You'll receive a special discount on your Victoria Clipper fast ferry when adding an overnight hotel stay and an even greater discount for a 2-night stay!

Visit The Butchart Gardens

Immerse yourself in more than 300,000 blooms at world-renowned The Butchart Gardens with a hotel package deal or day trip to Victoria from downtown Seattle on our high-speed Victoria Clipper V fast ferry!


"Being able to take the Clipper from downtown Victoria to downtown Seattle is a perfect way to travel."

- Mistuhree, Duncan, CA TripAdvisor


"I loved the speed, comfort and convenience of how to get to Victoria. It drops you within walking distance of great hotels and all the Inner Harbour activities."

- Doug M., Seattle, WA TripAdvisor


"No TSA hassles. No long lines at the US-Canada border. Our trip was smooth and scenic."

- Tom_Fiala, Orlando, FL TripAdvisor

Traveler Specials

Get a great deal on Clipper travel with our best available rates, military and first responder appreciation fares, kids and senior discounts.

Traveler Specials

Victoria Overnight Packages & Day Trips

A short and scenic ride through the Salish Sea, Victoria is the perfect day trip destination from Seattle. Save on your Clipper cruise when you book an overnight hotel package!

Victoria Overnight Packages

Victoria Day Trips

Seattle Overnight Packages and Day Trips

Get the best Seattle travel deals with a package that bundles transportation, Seattle hotel accommodations and activities to best suit your travel needs!

Seattle Overnight Packages

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