Open Ticket??

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Open Ticket?

Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

Trip Details
Outbound
Return Trip
Ferries to Vancouver Island
Ferries from 1 Route and 2 Ports

Tips & Information for Vancouver Island

Latest offers for Vancouver Island

Why use Direct Ferries?
category
Ferries from 3325 routes and 764 ports worldwide
category
Trusted by over 2.5 million customers
category
We arrange over 1.2 million ferry crossings / year
category
We check up to 1 million prices for our customers daily

Vancouver Island Ferry Times

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

    Read More Read Less
  • "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.

    Read More Read Less
  • "Wonderful "

    Everyone was wonderful helpful

    Read More Read Less
  • "Great voyage"

    Sat on deck. Wonderful weather and great views.

    Read More Read Less

Routes and Ports in Vancouver Island

Onboard the ferries

Find out what it's like onboard the ferries before you travel.

The quickest way to make & manage your booking

Download the Direct Ferries app or manage your booking online through My Account

App

Customer Service

Visit our customer service page to find useful information on travelling by ferry, our FAQs, and how to contact us for help with your booking