Nanaimo to Campbell River bus

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Nanaimo - Campbell River Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Nanaimo to Campbell River. Traveling by bus from Nanaimo to Campbell River usually takes around 2 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest VI Connector bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance85 mi (136 km)
Shortest duration2h 30m
Cheapest price$40.68
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceVI Connector
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Nanaimo to Campbell River?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Nanaimo to Campbell River. VI Connector is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VI Connector22h 38m$42.60
  • VI Connector offers seamless connectivity to ten cities across Vancouver Island, providing visitors with easy access to explore the area via bus. From Victoria to charming towns like Nanaimo, Duncan, and Ladysmith, VI Connector's comprehensive routes cater to scenic coastal getaways and adventurous explorations. Travelers can expect a comfortable journey on modern coaches with amenities such as air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and convenient onboard restrooms. VI Connector ensures a pleasant and convenient travel experience for passengers navigating Vancouver Island.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 136 kilometers from Nanaimo to Campbell River. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Nanaimo to Campbell River, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Nanaimo to Campbell River. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Nanaimo?

Main departure station: Departure Bay - Ferries Terminal Bus Stop

Nanaimo has two bus stations with service to Campbell River.

All bus stations in Nanaimo:

  • Departure Bay - Ferries Terminal Bus Stop

  • Woodgrove Centre Transit Exchange

Where does the bus arrive in Campbell River?

Main arrival station: Campbell Riv - Bus Depot

All buses from Nanaimo arrive at one main station in Campbell River.

Bus stations in Campbell River:

  • Campbell Riv - Bus Depot

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