Vashon Island Sunset

Getting to and around Vashon

Vashon Island is just a short 15 minute ferry ride from West Seattle’s Fauntleroy dock, 20 minutes from Tacoma’s Pt Defiance, and 30 minutes by passenger only ferry from Downtown Seattle by car. Many visitors enjoy biking around the island, and with easy access from all docks and buses that help you up the hill to the popular downtown Vashon getting to and around the island can be a great adventure.

How to Get to Vashon Island

Traveling and Visitor Information