The main arrival point by air, YYJ is located in Sidney, BC, about 27 km north of the downtown core. The airport website offers all kinds of information from arrivals and departures to car rentals, taxis and shuttles and public transportation to guides on navigating the McTavish Road Roundabout.
BC Ferries is the main route of transportation between the mainland and the Canadian Gulf Islands, and especially Vancouver Island.
Blackball/Coho Ferry Line
The Coho Ferry provides daily, year round service between Victoria and Port Angeles, Washington, for vehicle /passenger traffic. The trip is about 90 minutes long and affords you some lovely scenery. Reservations are accepted.
Anacortes, WA/Sidney, BC Ferry
Washington State Ferries provide twice daily sailings to and from Sidney, BC aboard the Chelan. The trip takes you on a meandering route through the beautiful San Juan Islands. Reservations are accepted.
Victoria Clipper is a passenger-only high speed catamaran ferry service with year-round daily departures from Seattle to Friday Harbour and Victoria, BC.
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Harbour Air has full-service terminals in Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo and South Vancouver (YVR). Pick-up and drop-off service is available to and from the Gulf Islands and charter destinations are limited only by your imagination.
Pacific Coach Lines
Pacific Coach Lines offers convenient, frequent and daily year-round bus transportation between downtown Victoria & downtown Vancouver (CrossWater) & YVR Airport (YVR Victoria Link).
The scenic transfer between these two outstanding West Coast Cities includes a 95 minute cruise through the Gulf Islands onboard BC Ferries. Sightseeing is offered as well.
Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada, serving nearly 1,100 locations. It has become an icon of bus travel, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to 6.5 million passengers each year.