Take the BC Ferries from Tsawwassen Terminal to Swartz Bay (car and walk-on options available). After disembarking at Swartz Bay, drive south on the Patricia Bay Highway (Hwy 17) past Sidney until you reach downtown Victoria. In downtown Victoria, continue on Hwy 17 (now called Blanshard St.) until you reach Belleville St. Turn right and continue on Belleville St. past Victoria’s Inner Harbour until Belleville becomes Pendray St. and then Quebec St. in short succession. Turn right on Montreal St. and you will arrive at the Inn at Laurel Point.
Other car/ferry options:
Victoria is also accessible from Washington State. The Washington State Ferries travel seasonally from Anacortes, WA to Sidney, BC (car and walk-on – please check seasonal schedules). The Black Ball Ferry Line (M.V. Coho) travels from Port Angeles, WA to Victoria’s Inner Harbour (car and walk-on). The Victoria Clipper travels from Seattle, WA to Victoria’s Inner Harbour (walk-on only).
Pacific Coach Lines “YVR Victoria Link”:
Direct bus service between YVR Airport (Vancouver International Airport) and downtown Victoria, year round service. Contact 1.800.661.1725 or visit www.pacificcoach.com
From the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal or from Sidney, take the BC Transit #70 or #72 bus. Disembark at the Royal BC Museum (Government St. and Belleville St.) and walk west on Belleville St. until you reach the Inn at Laurel Point (approx. 10 minutes). Single trip bus fare is $2.50, requiring exact change, or $5 for an unlimited use day pass. To plan other public transit routes or to learn more, visit BC Transit or use Google Maps.
Harbour Air offers flights from Vancouver, YVR, Pitt Meadows, and Whistler (seasonal) to Victoria’s Inner Harbour. For more information please visit their website.
There are also regular flights from around the world arriving at Victoria International Airport (YYJ). The airport is located just outside Sidney.