between the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Port Angeles is
the largest city on the North Olympic Peninsula, and the gateway to Olympic National
Park. Port Angeles also provides a ferry terminal facility for ferry service to
Victoria in British Columbia.
MV Coho arriving
in Victoria from Port Angeles
BC Ferries does not operate a ferry service between
British Columbia and Washington. However, there is a private vehicle and passenger
ferry service available between Victoria Downtown and Washington state.
MV Coho sails daily,
all year round, between Port Angeles and Victoria. The crossing time is 95 minutes.
The motor vessel Coho made her first sailing to Victoria, BC on 29 December
1959. Her overall length is 341.5 feet, with a service speed of 15 knots. Her
carrying capacity averages 100 vehicles and up to 1,000 passengers.
the scenic crossing of Juan de Fuca Strait, passengers can enjoy the many onboard
amenities on the Coho, including a cafeteria, gift shop, duty-free shopping,
and the solarium viewing area on the top passenger deck. More than 400,000 passengers
and over 120,000 vehicles make the trip each year, accounting for more than 60
per cent of total visitor entries into Victoria’s Inner Harbour. During its more
than half a century of service, the M.V. Coho has transported more than
21 million passengers and five million vehicles.
with Olympic Mountains in the background
In Victoria, BC:
docked in Port Angeles
Inner Harbour, Downtown Victoria
Terminal in Port
Black Ball Transport Inc. can be contacted for current
schedules, fares and additional information.
Ball Transport Inc.
Tel: (250) 386-2202 in Victoria
Tel: (360) 457-4491
in Port Angeles.
Express was a summer, passenger-only express ferry service operated by Victoria
Rapid Transit between Victoria and Port Angeles, and between Victoria and Friday
Harbour on San Juan Island. This service ended in March 2011, when Black Ball
Transport acquired the business operations of Victoria Express. The ferry service
was discontinued, with Victoria Express customers invited to use the services
of the Coho to travel to Victoria, British Columbia.
on the map to view a large scale map of the Pacific Northwest Ferry Routes.|
services to Port Angeles are private services. B.C Ferries is therefore not able
to provide information for this route.|