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Transportation

Getting here is easy. Whether by sea or air, travelling to Victoria and Vancouver Island allows you to see the natural beauty of the West Coast, which makes getting here part of the fun.
 

From Vancouver, Canada

Flying to Victoria
In addition to frequent flights between Vancouver Airport (YVR) and Victoria International Airport (YYJ), there is frequent float plane service through Harbour Air, helicopter service with Helijet and daily fixed wing flights with Pacific Coastal. They depart from multiple locations, including downtown Vancouver and Vancouver Airport.

Sailing to Victoria
BC Ferries operates the largest and most sophisticated ferry system in the world, with 35 vehicle and passenger vessels serving up to 47 ports of call on 25 routes throughout coastal British Columbia. The crossing between Vancouver and Victoria on Vancouver Island takes 95 minutes with frequent sailings every day of the year. Drive-on daily coach service between Vancouver and Victoria is provided by BC Ferries Connector bus, operated by the Wilson's Group. Or take BC Transit from the ferry terminal to downtown Victoria. Alternatively, contact Prince of Whales about their whale watching tour from Vancouver to Victoria.
 

From Seattle, United States

Flying to Victoria
In addition to frequent flights between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Victoria International Airport (YYJ), Kenmore Air offers frequent float plane service to Victoria.

Sailing to Victoria
The Victoria Clipper offers a year-round high speed passenger catamaran service from downtown Seattle, Washington to downtown Victoria in under three hours.

From other Washington State locations

Blackball Ferry Line operates the vehicle and passenger "Coho" ferry, linking Port Angeles on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula with downtown Victoria.

Vehicle and passenger ferry service is also available from Anacortes in Washington State to Victoria daily from April to September. Extra sailings are available during summer months. The ferry terminal is located in Sidney, just 30 minutes north of Victoria.


From Other Locations

Located 30 minutes from downtown Victoria, Victoria International Airport (YYJ) offers daily non-stop service between Victoria and Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Kelowna as well as one-stop service to most major cities in North America. You don't have to return to another city to connect, rather, you can take advantage of convenient connections from Victoria airport, allowing you more time to enjoy the city.


From Victoria International Airport (YYJ) to Downtown

Victoria International Airport is your fastest gateway to Victoria, only 30 minutes from downtown Victoria and five minutes from Sidney. The YYJ Airport Shuttle costs $22 per person. A taxi costs approximately $55.

The airport shuttle will be happy to work with you to produce conference-specific tickets. Contact our meetings team for taxi, car service, car rental and coach charter options.

Print the comprehensive transportation guide, including information on group rates and contact information, and contact us to help you plan the best transportation for your delegates

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