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Journey Information

Vancouver to Victoria bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$58.00
Shortest Duration3h 35m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $58.00 was the low point for bus fares from Vancouver to Victoria. Buses from Victoria to Vancouver are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $58.00 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 43 minutes to cover the 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Vancouver, BC to Victoria, BC. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 35 minutes. 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?

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

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vancouver?

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

How many buses are there each day?

There are 2 scheduled buses that travel from Vancouver to Victoria 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 Vancouver to Victoria start at $169.25. Ferry tickets are also available, with prices as low as $88.37.

What bus companies travel from Vancouver to Victoria?

There is one bus company that operates from Vancouver to Victoria. 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 43m$58.00

Where does the bus leave from in Vancouver?

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

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Where does the bus arrive in Victoria?

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

  • 721 Douglas St

Price trends for buses from Vancouver to Victoria

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20NovDec

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Vancouver, BC to Victoria, 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 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Richelle
5.0
October 6, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Everything Everything
Cons
Nothing Nothing
Tips
It was a great deal.It was a great deal.

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