Victoria to Seattle, Washington

Aboard a Victoria Clipper high-speed catamaran, you can experience magnificent views of mountains, seascapes and coastal towns as you travel between Washington and B.C.

Get to your destination fast – and in total comfort. The Victoria Clipper IV reaches speeds of up to 40 knots, making it among the fastest passenger vessels in the Western Hemisphere. The Victoria Clipper IV is 132 feet long, 28.5 feet wide, and carries 330 passengers

The Victoria Clipper terminal in Victoria, BC is located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour at 254 Belleville Street. Limited parking is available at Harbour Towers located 2 blocks from Victoria Clipper at 345 Quebec Street. The Victoria Clipper Terminal in Seattle: Washington is on the Seattle waterfront at Pier 69, between Pier 70 and the Edgewater Hotel. Recommended parking lots: Seattle Trade Center and the Bell Street Garage.

These signature high-speed passenger ferries also serve the San Juan Islands in the US Gulf Islands from the third week in April to early October, from Seattle to Friday Harbour only.

Route Services

  • The popular passenger-only Victoria Clipper ferry sails daily, year round, between Seattle and Victoria.
  • BC Terminal: Inner Harbour, Victoria
  • WA Terminal: Pier 69, Seattle
  • Passengers only

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 Seattle is a private service. B.C Ferries is therefore not able to provide information for this route. Clipper Navigation can be contacted directly for current schedules, fares, reservations and additional information.

Clipper Navigation Inc.
Tel: 250-382-8100 in Victoria
Tel: 206-448-5000 in Seattle.

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Victoria to Port Angeles, Washington

The alternative to the Victoria Clipper, or if you want to arrive in Victoria by vehicle, is to catch the MV Coho from Port Angeles on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. From Seattle, catch the Washington State Ferry to Bainbridge Island (35 minutes) and travel north via Poulsbo (Highway 3) and the Hood Canal Bridge (Highway 104) to Highway 101 northbound to Port Angeles. Driving time between the ferry terminal on Bainbridge Island and Port Angeles is 1-1/2 to 2 hours, depending on traffic.

Route Information