There are 2 ways to get from Saltspring Island to Tofino by car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Car ferry, bus  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mayne Island to Swartz Bay
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Tofino, BC Northbound. Victoria

$47 - $99

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Mayne Island to Swartz Bay
  2. Drive from Swartz Bay to Tofino

$38 - $87

Questions & Answers

The distance between Saltspring Island and Tofino is 180 km.

The best way to get from Saltspring Island to Tofino without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 9 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Saltspring Island to Tofino, including transfers.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Tofino. Prices start at $137 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saltspring Island to Tofino.
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  • Distance: 112.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 3 min

What companies run services between Saltspring Island, BC, Canada and Tofino, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Mayne to Tofino. However, you can take the car ferry to Swartz Bay, take the walk to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop, take the line 72 bus to Douglas at Summit, take the walk to Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop, then take the bus to Tofino, BC. Alternatively, you can take the car ferry to Swartz Bay then take the drive to Tofino.

Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Tofino, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Mayne Island to Swartz Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$11
Standard Vehicle
$43
Motorcycle
$27

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