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Journey Information

There are 49 intercity buses per day from Vancouver to Swartz Bay. Traveling by bus from Vancouver to Swartz Bay usually takes around one hour and 58 minutes, but the fastest BC Ferries Connector bus can make the trip in just one hour,

Distance43 mi (70 km)
Shortest duration1h 0m
Cheapest price$42.56
Trips per day24
Most frequent serviceBC Ferries Connector
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Swartz Bay?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Vancouver to Swartz Bay. BC Ferries Connector is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BC Ferries Connector491h 58m$50.83
  • BC Ferries Connector

    BC Ferries Connector

    Book BC Ferries Connector from Vancouver to Swartz Bay from $43. There are 49 BC Ferries Connector schedules from Vancouver to Swartz Bay and you can expect on average to pay for a BC Ferries Connector ticket to Swartz Bay. In Vancouver, BC Ferries Connector departs to Swartz Bay from Vancouver - Cambie and Broadway and 18 other stations. In Swartz Bay, BC Ferries Connector arrives at Swartz Bay Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on BC Ferries Connector from Vancouver to Swartz Bay takes 1 hours and 58 minutes , while the fastest available BC Ferries Connector trip will get you to Swartz Bay in 1 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, BC Ferries Connector offers 49 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Swartz Bay.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Vancouver to Swartz Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Vancouver to Swartz Bay?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 58 minutes to cover the 70 kilometers from Vancouver to Swartz Bay. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from Vancouver to Swartz Bay."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vancouver to Swartz Bay, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 49 scheduled buses that travel from Vancouver to Swartz Bay every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 24 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information


Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?

Main departure station: Cambie and 59th Bus Stop

Buses to Swartz Bay leave from 15 stations in Vancouver.

All bus stations in Vancouver:

  • Cambie and 59th Bus Stop

  • Cambie St & King Edward St - Bus Stop Bay 4

  • Pacific Central Station

  • Cambie St & 41st St- Bus Stop Bay 1

  • Cambie and 49th - Bus Stop Bay 4

  • Vancouver - Cambie and Broadway

  • Century Plaza Hotel

  • Westin Bayshore Hotel

  • Holiday Inn on Howe

  • Fairmont Hotel

  • Best Western Sands Hotel

  • Sandman Suites

  • Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel

  • Georgian Court Hotel

  • Blue Horizon Hotel

Where does the bus arrive in Swartz Bay?

Main arrival station: Swartz Bay Terminal

All buses from Vancouver arrive at one main station in Swartz Bay.

Bus stations in Swartz Bay:

  • Swartz Bay Terminal

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