There are 2 ways to get from Nanaimo to Butchart Gardens by bus, car ferry or car
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What companies run services between Nanaimo, BC, Canada and Butchart Gardens, BC, Canada?
There is no direct connection from Nanaimo to Butchart Gardens. However, you can take the bus to Mill Bay, BC, take the drive to Mill Bay, BC, take the car ferry to Brentwood Bay, BC, then take the drive to Butchart Gardens. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Butchart Gardens.
Car ferry from Mill Bay, BC to Brentwood Bay, BC
- Ave. Duration
- 25 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- $6 - $21
- Schedules at
- Standard Vehicle
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Nanaimo and Butchart Gardens is 75 km. The road distance is 119 km.
The cheapest way to get from Nanaimo to Butchart Gardens is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1 h 47 min.
The quickest way to get from Nanaimo to Butchart Gardens is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $12 - $19.
It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Nanaimo to Butchart Gardens, including transfers.