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Ferries to Vancouver Island

With beautiful landscapes, and some of the mildest temperatures in Canada, Vancouver Island is the perfect place to visit to see historical landmarks, as well as get closer to nature. With 7 ferry crossings running a week, provided by one ferry operator, book now with Direct Ferries to get the best ferry at the best price for you.

Vancouver Island Ferry Times

Although there are only seven ferries that run between Vancouver and Victoria every week, there is not one single ferry timetable, as ferry sailings can be affected by a range of factors. What time of year you are sailing, weather conditions at the time of sail, and other such reasons affect the timetable, but we will always give you the most relevant information when you are making your booking.

Vancouver Island Ferry Prices

Prices for the Vancouver Island ferry can change due to any number of reasons, from time of year, to how you are travelling, such as by foot, so there is not one set price for the ferry. Instead, we recommend checking out our handy fare finder tool, to find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

How long is the Ferry to Vancouver Island?

On average, the ferry to Vancouver Island takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes, but bear in mind that ferry sail duration can be impacted by a variety go different factors, such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so the sailing duration may take longer than expected.

Car Ferries to Vancouver Island

Currently, the ferry to Vancouver is run by V2V Vacations, and their ships do not support cars onboard at this time, so you will not be able to bring your car with you on this ferry.

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    • 7 Sailings Weekly 3 hr 30 min
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Vancouver Island reviews

  • "A great way to travel!"

    WE went from Victoria to Seattle. The journey was much nicer than flying. The check in was relaxed, the boat was superb. Seats had good legroom. The view of the wake was awesome. And the arrival was slick. Thanks!

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  • "Pleasant ferry crossing"

    This is a very efficient ferry service. Speedy drive on and off. Comfortable boat with lots of seating both inside and out.

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  • "Wonderful "

    Everyone was wonderful helpful

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  • "Great voyage"

    Sat on deck. Wonderful weather and great views.

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Routes and Ports in Vancouver Island