Thanks to technology, getting here has never been easier. Victoria is a spectacular city with activities that will enthral everyone, but as the quote goes —“Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity, but in doing it.” Not only is the capital of British Columbia a beautiful spot to visit, even just getting here can be a breathtaking adventure.
Harbour Air Seaplanes
950 Wharf Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1T3
Toll Free: 800-665-0212
For scheduled flights between downtown Vancouver, downtown Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Vancouver International Airport (YVR) and Whistler, pay Harbour Air Seaplanes a visit. Not only is Harbour Air Seaplanes the largest airline on Vancouver Island, this company is passionate about the environment and makes its flight services carbon neutral.
Newspapers, WiFi and refreshments are also provided for your own enjoyment.
Kenmore Air Seattle-Victoria
1000 Wharf Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3H9
Toll Free: 866-435-9524
Forget about wasting your time waiting for a ferry, Kenmore Air offers daily scheduled short flights between Seattle and Victoria’s Inner Harbour. The flights usually take around 45 minutes and are a very scenic so you might even want to bring your camera with you!
If you want to diversify your way of traveling, then try the fantastic Sea & Sky Package that Kenmore Air provides. That way, you can fly to Victoria with Kenmore Air, but take the Victoria Clipper Ferry for the return journey.
Serving more than 32 million customers annually and offering direct passenger service to more than 170 destinations on five continents, Air Canada is Canada’s largest airline in Canadian and Canada-U.S trans-border market.
Pacific Coastal Airlines offers daily scheduled flights between Victoria International and Vancouver South terminal airports. South Terminal allows for quick connection to other PCA cities: Trail, Williams Lake, Comox, Campbell River, Bela Bella, Bela Coola, Anahim Lake and Masset.
The South Terminal was designed for busy travelers and features short check-in line-ups, little congestion, and parking. There are also restaurants, gift shops, taxi service and car rental services.
Victoria Airport Authority
201 – 1640 Electra Boulevard
Sidney, BC V8L 5V4
Having more than 1,5 million passengers annually, Victoria International Airport is the gateway to Vancouver Island and the 9th busiest airport in Canada.
Air Canada has 21 daily non-stop departures to Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver,while WestJet offers 12 daily departures, including Edmonton, Calgary, and Kelowna.
The can be found 25KM north of Victoria—just a short taxi ride.
Helijet International Incorporated
79 Dallas Road
Victoria, BC V8V 1A1
Toll Free: 800-665-45354
If you want to feel like a rock-star, then there’s no better way than taking a scenic flight with a helicopter! Looking below, you’ll see the proud Strait of Georgia and gazing upon the horizon you’ll have a majestic mountain view. There’s no better way to travel between Vancouver and Victoria.
One flight with Helijet takes around 35 minutes, and you’ll fly in the spacious Sikorsky-S76 or 23 passengers Sikrosky-S61 helicopters. The flights are scheduled non-stop and can be taken from the terminals at Vancouver Harbour and Victoria Harbour
4196 Glanford Avenue
Victoria, BC V8Z, 4B6
Toll Free: 800-567-3288
This family-owned transportation company has stood the test of time. The owner started this company 40 years ago with just one humble school bus in 1967.
Fast-forward 40 years, Wilson’s Transportation has charter services, rental services, commercial mechanical repairs & maintenance and offering service to Victoria and all areas around Vancouver Island.
700 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC V8W 2B3
Toll Free: 800-318-0818
Serving almost 1,100 locations and serving more than 6.5 million passengers each year, Greyhound Canada is the biggest intercity bus transportation company.
Greyhound Canada’s running dog logo is known worldwide. What’s isn’t known so widely is that the company also provides a myriad of services to its customers. For example, Greyhound Travel Services proudly provides charter and tour packages for conventions, schools, business and other schools at a great price!
Greyhound Courier Express provides same-day and early-next-day parcel delivery to thousands of destinations.
721 Government Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1W5
Toll Free: 877-386-8652
For picturesque sightseeing daily trips, CVS Tours will take you to the Butterfly Gardens, on a Royal Victoria City & Castle Tour and to the renowned Butchart Gardens via Shuttle Express.
During the summer, they also offer transportation from Vancouver to Victoria + Butchart Gardens or Victoria – Butchart Gardens – Vancouver.
Equipped with Mercedes Sprinter Vans, 29 passenger mini buses and 50/56 H3-45 Prevost motor coaches, CVS tours can handle large groups of people and transport them in comfort.
Black Ball Ferry Line
430 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
Come and enjoy your time in the entertaining lounge of Black Ball Ferry. All throughout the year they offer passenger and vehicle ferry service between the Victoria’s inner harbour BC and Port Angeles WA, known as the Gateway to Olympic National Park.
During the 90 minute crossing, you can spend time in the lounge and enjoy the food service and the retail shop. There are reservations and vacation packages available.
254 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1W9
Toll Free: 800-888-2535
Visit Victoria Clipper for a high-speed and entertaining cruise between Seattle and Victoria, BC.
Daily, all year round you can relax on a 3hr scenic cruise between downtown Seattle and the Inner Harbour of Victoria. The cruise will take you through the Puget Sound and the beautiful Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Call the number above for tour and hotel accommodations.
British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.
500-1321 Blanshard Street
Victoria, BC V8W 0B7
Toll Free: 888-223-3779
Explore the mesmerizing sights of coastal British Columbia with BC Ferries. With 36 reliable ships, BC Ferry Services provides passenger and vehicle transportation service to Victoria, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, the Inside Passage, Discovery Coast and Haida Gwaii.
Make sure to bring your camera, as the surreal sights will amaze you.
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