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There are 2 ways to get from Parksville to Port Renfrew by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC Nanaimo

$92 - $151

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Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from Parksville to Port Renfrew 171.1 km

$17 - $26

Parksville → Port Renfrew
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The cheapest way to get from Parksville to Port Renfrew is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Parksville to Port Renfrew is to drive. Taking this option will cost $17 - $26 and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Parksville to Port Renfrew. However, there are services departing from Parksville, BC - Community Center and arriving at Port Renfrew, BC via Nanaimo, BC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Parksville and Port Renfrew is 86 km. The road distance is 171.1 km.

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The best way to get from Parksville to Port Renfrew without a car is to bus which takes 5h 2m and costs $90 - $160.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Parksville to Port Renfrew, including transfers.

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Parksville to Port Renfrew bus services, operated by West Coast Trail Express, depart from Nanaimo, BC station.

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Parksville to Port Renfrew bus services, operated by West Coast Trail Express, arrive at Port Renfrew, BC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Parksville to Port Renfrew is 171 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from Parksville to Port Renfrew.

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There are five+ hotels available in Port Renfrew. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Parksville to Port Renfrew.
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  • Distance: 85.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Parksville, BC, Canada and Port Renfrew, BC, Canada?

West Coast Trail Express operates a bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 3h.

Bus operators
West Coast Trail Express
Phone
1-250-477-8700
Email
bus@trailbus.com
Website
trailbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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trailbus.com

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