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Victoria to Seattle High Speed Passenger Ferry ONE-WAY provided by Clipper Vacations

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Victoria to Seattle High Speed Passenger Ferry ONE-WAY

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Travel from Victoria to Seattle on a convenient high-speed ferry that enables you to skip the hassle of renting a car or navigating traffic between the two cities. The less than 3-hour ferry ride provides views of Puget Sound, making the journey as enjoyable as the destination. Plus, you can relax along the way and arrive in Seattle ready to explore.
  • Enjoy a scenic one-way ferry from Victoria to Seattle
  • The downtown-to-downtown service makes taking the ferry hassle free
  • Multiple daily departure times make it easy to fit the trip into your schedule
  • Hop off the ferry close to shopping, dining, and tour opportunities
Important Information
Departure Point
Victoria, Victoria, Victoria Capital Regional District, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Return Details
2701 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
  • One-way ferry transportation from Victoria to Seattle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Economy Class Seating
  • Carry on luggage
  • Checked luggage - fees apply
  • Comfort & Vista Class upgrade
  • Food and beverage available for purchase
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a passenger-only ferry service. Autos, etc. are not allowed.
  • Restrictions occur with bikes and dogs; you must advise at time of booking if you need to bring a bike or dog on board
  • A US Passport, Passport Card, Enhanced Driver License or an Enhanced ID Card (EDL/ID) is REQUIRED to cross the US/Canadian border by land and sea. A Passport is required for air travel. A Passport Card or EDL/ID are NOT valid for air travel.
  • Persons with a felony may be denied entrance into Canada. A DUI is considered a felony in Canada.
  • Passengers are allowed 1 small carry on. Checked luggage is $15.00 per piece of luggage, each way.
  • You must advise your citizenship at the time of booking in the "Special Requirements" box. Please also advise full names and dates of birth for all passengers as they appear on passports. Your booking cannot be confirmed without these details.
  • Please let us know ahead of time if you need wheelchair accessibility and we will arrange to have you boarded early.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • If you are traveling with an infant 11 months or younger please include their name and date of birth in reservation
  • Clipper's Comfort and Vista Class seating is available for upgrade.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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T9-Orca wrote a review Dec 2019
Seattle, Washington638 contributions194 helpful votes
The Victoria Clipper V takes you efficiently from Victoria's inner harbour to the Seattle Waterfront and back. And with advance booking, the price is good. What's not good is all the waiting in queues (most of it outside in the weather) -- we waited for over an hour to board the
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Date of experience: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
Waverunner2012 wrote a review Aug 2019
830 contributions146 helpful votes
As a transportation from Victoria to Seattle, this is a good option. However, what fall short are the process of getting on the ship and the food on board. You had to get into one line after another, and when you are finally made it on to the ship, you have to hurry to grab a
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Date of experience: August 2019
1 Helpful vote
cosmotron wrote a review Aug 2019
LA531 contributions127 helpful votes
We took a one-way ferry from Victoria to Seattle, an almost 3-hour trip that was generally good. We were in Comfort class, which offered priority boarding and complimentary refreshments. There were clearly guests who’d been here before, as they were rather pushy – and I learned
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Date of experience: July 2019
2 Helpful votes
Linda R wrote a review Jul 2019
Auckland, New Zealand103 contributions23 helpful votes
The facilities before boarding are very poor. Overcrowded and run down. The ferry itself is average only. Expensive way to travel.
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CGA8401 wrote a review Jul 2019
Virginia17 contributions15 helpful votes
Made reservations in March, so excited. For $300 for 2 one way Vista fares plus luggage check, this experience was below expectations. Overcrowded waiting rooms - people being moved closer and closer together to fit more people in - people wanting priority boarded pushing and
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Date of experience: July 2019
2 Helpful votes
About the operator

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By: Clipper Vacations
An easy day trip to a wonderful town
Despite some reviews I saw before we booked, this was a fairly easy experience. Yes, there is a customs line on bo
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Excellent customer service in trying times.
We had booked to travel Seattle to Victoria in July. Due to Covid-19, timetables changed and wouldn't have fit in w
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Great day
We loved our day in Victoria. The trip on the Clipper was much longer than we realized but it was comfortable.
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Clipper V trip to Seattle and to Victoria
Taking the Victoria Clipper V was my first choice of how I travel to and from Seattle. Outstanding on board servic
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Excellent customer service when we requested coronavirus cancellation
We had booked a $540 non-refundable and non-changeable round-trip fare for three long before the coronavirus becam
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Comfortable tour boat, decent amenities, good staff.
Only saw 1 whale, a few seals on the beach and a few porpoises. The Island was a nice break and will say the trip a
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Enjoyable Day Trip
A wonderful and comfortable way to get to Victoria, Canada for the day. The upgrade to Comfort Class was worth ever
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Lovely trip
To get from Victoria to Seattle, or the other way around, the Victoria Clipper is perfect. It costs less than flyin
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Ray M
The only way to visit Victoria, BC
The high speed ferry from Seattle to Victoria is an adventure in itself. Splurge for the Comfort Class seating for
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A great way to getaway to Seattle from Victoria
I visited friends in Seattle this weekend and decided to go on the Clipper from Victoria instead of flying or drivi
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Great trio
I took my mom on the clipper vacation when she came to visit. I got a end of year deal (clipper ferry, two night st
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Wonderful trip
Very convenient, downtown to downtown. The food is simple, I won't recommend unless you are too hungry or bored.
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Dr-Rinkle S
Pleasant and peaceful
Beautiful view of Seattle to enjoy from the clipper is very refreshing and courteous staff makes the journey comfor
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The way to travel to Canada
I booked the trip wanting to go to Canada and definitely not wanting to drive from U.S. The ship was very very smoo
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Vista Class -- Recommend.
Had a nice journey to Seattle and back. Paid an extra $10 USD each way for Vista class and it's worth the larger co
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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