Top Ways To Travel Between Victoria And Vancouver

While both Vancouver and Victoria are both spectacular destinations in themselves, the journey to get to and from each city is just as special and can undoubtedly be one of the biggest highlights of your trip. British Columbia’s capital, located on Vancouver Island, is just a few hours away from mainland Vancouver and there are plenty of fantastic ways to go back and forth.


Whether your terminal is Horseshoe Bay or Departure Bay, stay out on the big BC Ferries deck to experience sweeping views of the sea, sky, and mountains. If the weather isn’t permitting, grab a seat inside next to one of the floor-to-ceiling windows and look out during the sailing.


The Harbour Ferry has been a Victoria mainstay for over 25 years. Cruise along the harbour and have a beautiful ride to your destination while learning all about local history. There are plenty of tour options, from simple rides to tours to even water ballet. Take a look at the list of services to find an option that suits you.


Looking for something a little more luxe? The V2V is a unique luxury cruise that travels to and from downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria. Travellers will receive a personalized concierge service including a selection of local cuisine and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages while enjoying panoramic views from reclining leather seats.


British Columbia is a cycler’s paradise with its unlimited amount of lush trails. Enjoy feeling the crisp breeze on your face and taking in the fragrant scent of the woods while working your way through each coastline. The Days Inn Victoria Uptown offers bicycle rentals to its guest, and you can walk on a BC Ferries sailing with your bike to go across the water.

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