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Richmond - Victoria Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 14 intercity buses per day from Richmond to Victoria. Traveling by bus from Richmond to Victoria usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest BC Ferries Connector bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance52 mi (84 km)
Shortest duration3h 24m
Cheapest price$63.82
Most frequent serviceBC Ferries Connector
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Richmond to Victoria

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May 1, 2023- Visiting friends

BC Ferries Connector

Pros: Comfortable. Cons: None. Tips: Yes.

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What bus companies travel from Richmond to Victoria?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Richmond to Victoria. BC Ferries Connector connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BC Ferries Connector143h 32m$73.14
  • Book BC Ferries Connector from Richmond to Victoria from $64. There are 14 trips per day offered by BC Ferries Connector from Richmond to Victoria and you can expect on average to pay for a BC Ferries Connector ticket to Victoria. In Richmond, BC Ferries Connector departs to Victoria from YVR Vancouver International Airport . In Victoria, BC Ferries Connector arrives at Douglas St at Discovery (Carry-on Luggage only) and 3 other stations.

    An average trip on BC Ferries Connector from Richmond to Victoria takes 3 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available BC Ferries Connector trip will get you to Victoria in 3 hours and 24 minutes .

    On weekends, BC Ferries Connector offers 15 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Victoria.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 52 miles from Richmond to Victoria. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 24 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Victoria at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

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

There are 14 scheduled buses that travel from Richmond to Victoria every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information


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Richmond’s rich culture is a product of its coastal geography and multiethnic make-up. Visit Steveston, one of Richmond's iconic fishing villages that's also home to two National Historic Sites, to take in the city's long-standing marine history while enjoying stunning seaside vistas. Nature lovers can get out onto the water to spy on orcas or venture inland to watch the dozens of migratory bird species that touch down in town from winter to spring.

Popular heritage sites with no admission fee include the International Buddhist Temple, Richmond Museum, and Richmond Art Museum, offering visitors a great way to explore local culture on a shoestring budget. Known for its Chinese influences, Richmond offers some of the most authentic Chinese food found on this side of the Pacific in the Golden Village or along the Dumpling Trail. The Richmond Night Market also serves up a mouth-watering selection of street food hailing from all corners of the Asian continent.

Richmond is not far from Vancouver International Airport, which provides flights across North America and is also home to an award-winning gallery of indigenous artworks. Bus and rail networks serve the region while regular ferries run to Victoria through the scenic Strait of Georgia.


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Victoria is the capital of British Columbia and undoubtedly one of Canada's treasures. Walking through the iconic Inner Harbour is an excellent introduction to the city and gives tourists a chance to glimpse the British Columbia Parliament Buildings. In addition to these impressive buildings, Craigdarroch Castle showcases the British-influenced architecture with a heavy dose of opulence.

Enjoy some of the best weather in Canada while experiencing Victoria’s wide-ranging and first-rate outdoor activities. These include tranquil walks through the world-renowned Butchart Gardens, breathtaking bike rides along the Galloping Goose Trail, and ventures into the open ocean on whale watching tours.

Stemming from its history under British rule, Victoria maintains a rich tea culture that finds expression in the many cafes and tearooms around the city. If you can get a reservation, steep yourself (and your teabag) in the ultimate afternoon tea experience at the exclusive Empress Hotel.

Despite its island geography, Victoria is well served by a wide range of transport links that connect the city to major national and international locations. Extensive bus routes and rail networks provide accessible transit across Vancouver Island. In addition, the Victoria International Airport and ferry services running to Vancouver and Seattle connect Victoria to the Canadian and U.S. mainland.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Richmond?

Main departure station: YVR Vancouver International Airport

Most buses depart from the main station in Richmond.

All bus stations in Richmond:

  • YVR Vancouver International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Victoria?

Main arrival station: Douglas at Finlayson Bus Stop

Buses arrive in Victoria at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Victoria:

  • Douglas at Finlayson Bus Stop

  • Douglas St at Discovery (Carry-on Luggage only)

  • Victoria - Douglas and Hillside

  • Victoria Bus Depot - Capital City Station

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