Most islanders and visitors use BC Ferries to get back and forth from Salt Spring Island and the other Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island and the mainland. Check out our "Maps & Directions" page for BC Ferry information.
Salt Spring Island is served by a variety of float plane operators, including Canadian operators:
Telephone: 1 800 44SEAIR or 1 604 273-8900
Telephone: 1 800 665-0212 or 1 604 274-1277
and American operator:
Kenmore Air (operating out of Seattle)
Telephone: 1 800 543-9595
other Ferry Operators:
Washington State Ferries runs a route between Anacortes, WA and Sidney, BC. Sidney is about a 10 minute drive to the Swartz Bay ferry terminal.
Telephone: 1 888 808-7977 (WA state only) or 1 206 464-6400 (out of state)
Black Ball Ferries runs a route between Port Angeles, WA and Victoria, BC. The drive from Victoria to the Swartz Bay Ferry terminal takes about 45 minutes.
Telephone: 1 360 457-4491 (Port Angeles) or 1 250 386-2202 (Victoria)
For even more Travel Options:
Check out Gulfislands.com or the Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce.