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Victoria-Vancouver Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Victoria to Vancouver bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$77.45
Fastest time3h 55m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Victoria to Vancouver right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Victoria to Vancouver?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $77.45 was the low point for bus fares from Victoria to Vancouver. Buses from Vancouver to Victoria are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $77.45 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 55 minutes to cover the 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Victoria, BC to Vancouver, BC. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Victoria?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Victoria to Vancouver, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 2 scheduled buses that travel from Victoria to Vancouver every day. Of these, 2 are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to change buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Victoria to Vancouver start at $214.34. Ferry tickets are also available, with prices as low as $117.96.

What bus companies travel from Victoria to Vancouver?

There is one bus company that operates from Victoria to Vancouver. Amtrak Thruway is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Thruway23h 55m$77.45

Where does the bus leave from in Victoria?

Most buses depart from the main station in Victoria, British Columbia:

  • 721 Douglas St

Where does the bus arrive in Vancouver?

All buses from Victoria arrive at one main station in Vancouver, British Columbia:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Price trends for buses from Victoria to Vancouver

Average prices by travel date

$80$53$27JanJan

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Victoria, BC to Vancouver, BC
5.0
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Thruway report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.8
Value
4.4
Condition
4.8
Judith
5.0
December 21, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Very convenient for my husband (slightly disabled) and myself - we live on the east coast, were visiting family in Vancouver, so have no car here and do not want to drive ourselves to visit our friends in Victoria. It was made easy for us to go on the bus/ferry/bus.Very convenient for my husband (slightly disabled) and myself - we live on the east coast, were visiting family in Vancouver, so have no car here and do not want to drive ourselves to visit our friends in Victoria. It was made easy for us to go on the bus/ferry/bus.
Cons
A bit more legroom as we carried everything for two nights in two smallish backpacks which had to go by our feet.A bit more legroom as we carried everything for two nights in two smallish backpacks which had to go by our feet.
Chandni
5.0
September 9, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Breaks were givenBreaks were given
Cons
Hault.. please give hault at Tim Morton or nearby..so we can grab coffee n foodHault.. please give hault at Tim Morton or nearby..so we can grab coffee n food
Joshua
5.0
August 11, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Very fun trip with courteous staff. Very fun trip with courteous staff.
Cons
N/AN/A
Tips
N/AN/A
Jose
5.0
August 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
Friendly driver and staff at the Bus StationsFriendly driver and staff at the Bus Stations
Tips
Using Amtrak was the best thing for us to do during this trip to Victoria from VancouverUsing Amtrak was the best thing for us to do during this trip to Victoria from Vancouver

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