Washington State Ferries operates only one international scheduled ferry service, between Anacortes in Washington State and Sidney on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island.

The scenic ferry route winds through the San Juan Islands (Lopez and Orca Islands) amidst spectacular scenery.

Route Services

  • Vehicles and Passengers
  • Sailing Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Sailings: 1 daily round-trip sailings between Sidney and Anacortes, with a stop in Friday Harbour in the US San Juan Islands
  • Vehicle reservations required for this route
  • Ferry Schedule for Route: Anacortes / Sidney, BC (Victoria)
  • Ferry Schedule for Route: Anacortes / San Juan Islands

If you are travelling between Anacortes and Sidney, B.C. or if you are ravelling from the San Juan Islands to or from Sidney, B.C., you may make a reservation with Washington State Ferries. Reservations must be made online 48 hours in advance, or by phone (206) 464-6400 in the U.S.

Washington State Ferries also serves four major islands in the San Juans. From east to west, they are Lopez Island, Shaw Island, Orcas Island, and San Juan Island. Travel from Anacortes to the islands, as well as among them, is always on a first-come, first served basis.

Community Information

Included in the images below is a large-scale map of the Pacific Northwest Ferry Routes. Click on the thumbnail of the image to view a full-size version of the map. The ferry service to Anacortes is a Washington State Ferry service. B.C Ferries is therefore not able to provide information for this route. Please contact Washington State Ferries for current schedules, fares, vehicle reservations and additional information.

Washington State Ferries
Tel: 250-381-1551 in Victoria
Tel: 206-464-6400 in Washington
Toll Free: 1-800-843-3779
Web: www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries