Overview

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

The Victoria Clipper ferry operates year-round service, roundtrip 1 time per day, with the exception of trips in mid-May through mid-September, when 2 daily roundtrip services are available. The ferry features three classes of service including Economy (lower deck), Vista (upper deck) and Comfort Class (upper deck). The Comfort Class upgrade includes priority boarding, leather seating in a private spacious class cabin, panoramic views along with complimentary snacks, coffee and tea.

Seattle to Victoria Ferry

The Seattle to Victoria Clipper ferry ride connects the United States with Vancouver Island. The Victoria Clipper ferry ride to Victoria takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, traveling direct between Pier 69 in downtown Seattle and the Belleville Terminal in downtown Victoria, BC’s Inner Harbor.

How much is the ferry from Seattle to Victoria?
The passenger-only round-trip fare for the Victoria Clipper ranges from $115 USD – $160 USD for a 7 day advance purchase depending on the time of year. SAVE on your Victoria Clipper ferry ride when booking a Seattle to Victoria overnight hotel package!

Do you need a passport to take the ferry from Seattle to Victoria?
Yes, since you are crossing into another country, you will need a passport to enter Canada and re-enter the United States upon return. A Passport Card, Enhanced Driver License, Enhanced ID Card or NEXUS Card is also acceptable.

Victoria to Seattle Ferry

The Victoria Clipper ferry ride connects Vancouver Island with the United States. The Victoria Clipper ferry ride to Seattle takes 2 hours and 45 minutes, traveling direct between Belleville Terminal in downtown Victoria, BC’s Inner Harbor and Pier 69 in downtown Seattle.

How much is the ferry from Victoria to Seattle?
The passenger-only round-trip fare for the Victoria Clipper from Victoria to Seattle ranges from $99 USD – $129 USD for a special BC Appreciation 7 day advance purchase depending on the time of year. Get a great deal when booking a Victoria to Seattle overnight hotel package!

Cruise between Seattle and Victoria on the Victoria Clipper.

Save on Hotel Packages

Did you know Clipper offers a Best Price Guarantee on all of our Victoria overnight packages? Also, receive a special discount on your Victoria Clipper ferry transportation when adding a hotel stay!

Travel Via Sea And Sky!

Looking for the ultimate Pacific Northwest adventure? Take the Victoria Clipper one way and a Kenmore seaplane the other way with our Seattle & Victoria Sea and Sky Package!

FERRY SCHEDULE

depart
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arrive
Seattle
Victoria
Sept 9 - Dec 25, 2019
8:00 am
10:45 am
On Sept 20-22, 27-29 and Oct 4-6, 11-13, 2019 the departure from Seattle will be at 7:30 am. No service Dec 25, 2019.
Dec 26 - 29, 2019
7:30 am
3:15 pm
10:30 am
6:00 pm
Dec 30, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
8:00 am
10:45 am

FERRY SCHEDULE

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arrive
Victoria
Seattle
Sept 9 - Dec 25, 2019
5:00 pm
7:45 pm
On Nov 28 and Dec 24, 2019 the departures from Victoria will be at 12:00 pm. On Dec 14, 2019 the departure from Victoria will be at 2:00 pm. No service Dec 25, 2019.
Dec 26 - 29, 2019
11:30 am
7:00 pm
2:15 pm
9:45 pm
Dec 30, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020
5:00 pm
7:45 pm

 

2019
Advance
Standard
7 Days
2 Days
Adult
Child
Sept 9 - Oct 31
$140
$150
$185
$92.50
Nov 1 - Jan 5, 2020
$115
$129
$155
$77.50
2019
Advance
Standard
Adult
Adult
Adult
Child
Sept 9 - Oct 31
N/A
N/A
$109
$54.50
Nov 1 - Jan 5, 2020
N/A
N/A
$99
$49.50
2019
Advance
Standard
Adult
Child
Adult
Child
Sept 9 - Oct 31
$109
$54.50
N/A
N/A
Nov 1 - Dec 31
$99
$49.50
N/A
N/A

Notes

BC Appreciation Fares valid when originating travel in Victoria and traveling round trip, with min. two-day advance purchase.

7 AND 2-DAY ADVANCE PURCHASE (AP) Round-Trip only: Advanced purchase (AP) fares must be purchased a minimum of 2 days prior to travel, non-changeable and non-refundable. Standard fares are fully refundable for cancellations received 2 or more days prior to travel, non-changeable within 2 days.

Adult: Rates are $5.00 higher per segment of travel for Friday & Saturday departures from Seattle, and Sunday departures from Victoria. 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. Schedule is subject to change.

Group rates available for 20+ people, traveling together. Get a quote.

Economy Class

Panoramic views and spacious seating

Main Cabin

  • Onboard locally sourced food, spirits, and beverage menu available for purchase with in-seat service
  • Onboard gift shop
Vista Class

Upgrade for
just $10 USD per segment!

Spectacular views from the upper-deck includes all amenities of Economy, plus:

  • Leather seating with panoramic views, additional legroom for window seats
  • Table/group seating in select areas
  • NOTE: located on upper deck and requires walking up stairs.
Comfort Class

Upgrade for
just $25 USD per segment!

Spacious, leather seating in upper-deck Comfort Cabin includes all amenities of Economy, plus:

  • Complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, fruit, and snacks
  • Priority boarding
  • NOTE: located on upper deck and requires walking up stairs.

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.


"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

Seattle Day Trips