Ferries to Canada
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Ferries to Canada

Famous for awe-inspiring backdrops and wildlife in abundance, Canada is a true masterpiece of nature. However, whilst the North American country is sparsely populated, the charismatic cities of Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto offer vibrant getaways from the tranquil backcountry.

With its generally colder climate, it is a hub for outdoor winter activities. Whistler Mountain in British Columbia has great powder for snowboarding, you can surf the swells in Nova Scotia or kayak down the magnificent South Nahanni River in Northwest Territories.

As you would expect, Canada also has some of the world's most impressive parks. The Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve is located in the southernmost Haida Gwaii, 130 kilometres from the western coast and has a total landmass of almost 4,000 square miles. It boasts hot springs, ancient totem poles, burial caves as well as humpback whales frequently seen around its 150 tiny islands.

However, Canada has far more than just impressive lakes and forests. Vancouver offers a vibrant and classy nightlife with upmarket bars and restaurants overlooking a gorgeous marina, whilst Montreal's 18th Century architecture and contemporary art scene are sure to excite any traveller.

A visit to the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto is also a must, as it is one of the largest natural history museums in North America.

To get a real taste of Canadian culture, be sure to sample some of the local fish, cheese and baked goods in the Granville Island Public Market. Be on the lookout for national favourites such as poutine, Montreal-style bagels and salmon jerky.

Canada has everything you need for a fantastic holiday, so book a ferry today. Crossing the border from Seattle, USA takes under three hours with frequent sailings to Victoria, British Columbia.

There are also less frequent crossings from Campbell Island, Vancouver Island, Swindle Island, Graham Island and Prince Rupert to various ports on the British Columbian coast.

What is the cheapest ferry to Canada?

The cheapest prices are typically during off peak times and low seasons. Ferry Compare prices with our deal finder to find the cheapest deals.

Which ferries go to Canada?

Our ferry routes to Canada sail from British Columbia, Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Horseshoe bay and more.

Which ferry companies go to Canada?

There are 2 popular ferry operators for Canada, these are Pacific Ferries and V2V Vacations.

What are the ferry ports in Canada?

The most popular ferry ports in Canada from our selected routes include Vancouver and Victoria. The port of Vancouver is the largest port in Canada and the fourth largest in North America.

How long is the ferry to Canada?

Ferries to Canada can take between 25 minutes and 3 hours depending on the route. The quickest ferry crossing to Canada is from Keats Landing Ferry, British Columbia. This route takes approximately 25 minutes and is operated by Pacific Ferries with 5 weekly sailings.

Canada reviews

  • "Wonderful "

    Everyone was wonderful helpful

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  • "Pure Style"

    I have travelled on many ferries around the world, but I have never been on a ferry that was so well equipped, so comfortable and so smooth. Thanks for such an enjoyable trip.

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  • "Great trip"

    Great service - efficient, on time and a very convenient way to transfer from downtown Vancouver direct to Victoria. Great views through the islands... a lovely unexpected addition to our holiday experience. Thanks V2V

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  • "A pleasant way to travel"

    Booked well in advance and decided to travel in the comfort cabin. All paperwork said get to the dock at least an hour before sailing - we got there at about 90 minutes ahead of the sailing time. There was no sign of life whatsoever, eventually at about 45 minutes before sailing somebody appeared to set up the check-in area and when we said about the times he looked bemused and said no half an hour was fine. Anyway as we were so early we were first on board and able to get seats at the front of the cabin which meant we had a good view of everything as we left Vancouver. Drinks and snacks were plentiful on board with complimentary hot beverages etc. Staff were a bit rushed off their feet but remained pleasant at all times. Crossing was calm with no problems of swel so a very enjoyable trip

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