Travel Tips


Travel to Victoria from outside Vancouver

One of the best things about an island destination is the journey itself. Vancouver Island is well served by transportation carriers. Whether you are looking for convenience, affordability or comfort, your options are wide open. Wherever you are travelling from, you can fly directly into the Victoria airport, one of the world's friendliest airports. Whatever you choose, the journey to Victoria is your first opportunity to build unforgettable memories.


Fly to Victoria

 Victoria International Airport

Located 30 minutes from downtown Victoria and five minutes from Sidney, Victoria Airport (YYJ) has hourly flights from Vancouver International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma Airport, as well as direct and non-stop flights from the rest of Canada and the United States. From the rest of the world, you will need to change at either Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Seattle or San Francisco International Airport to reach Victoria.


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YYJ Airport Shuttle provides affordable, convenient and comfortable transportation directly from the YYJ Airport to all major downtown hotels.  Purchase tickets in advance online at and use promo code ISBNPA17 to save 10%

Travel to Victoria from Vancouver

BC Ferries Connector offers direct transfers to Victoria aboard a motor coach then onto BC Ferries for a scenic 95 minute cruise through the Gulf Islands.  This is a regularly scheduled service daily service with multiple departures for your convenience at different stations such as Canada Place, Vancouver Hotels, Vancouver Terminal Bus Stations, ... Reservations are required and can be made at and you may use your promotion code “ISBNPA2017” to receive a discount of 10%. The discount applies to the BC Ferries Connector Bus Service ONLY.



BC Ferries

 BC Ferries connects Vancouver to Victoria by ferry. The large network of vehicle ferries connects Vancouver Island, British Columbia's mainland and smaller islands, like the Gulf Islands. The main route from Vancouver departs at Tsawwassen Terminal and arrives at Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, located 30 minutes from downtown Victoria.


 Fly to Victoria on a Sea Plane

 Sea planes

Regular float planes service to Victoria's downtown Inner Harbour is available from Vancouver, BC.

The code ISBNPA2017 on flights between downtown Vancouver, Richmond YVR and Pitt Meadows to downtown Victoria. The code can be applied to flights departing between June 3rd and 12th.

Should you wish to flight from Seattle, WA to Victoria, the company Kenmore Air operates that route daily. Visit their website ( for further information.