There are 10 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino by plane, bus, train, ferry, car, bus and ferry or car ferry

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

Fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Nanaimo (YCD) SJC - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Tofino, BC

$239 - $1,660

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Port Angeles
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
  3. Drive from Victoria to Tofino

$134 - $239

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Fly to Tofino  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Tofino (YAZ) SJC - YAZ

$189 - $656

Fly to Campbell River, bus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Campbell River (YBL) SJC - YBL
  2. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Parksville Shell
  3. Take the bus from Parksville, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC

$301 - $936

Fly to Victoria, bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Victoria (YYJ) SJC - YYJ
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Tofino, BC

$226 - $746

Fly to Comox, bus  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Comox (YQQ) SJC - YQQ
  2. Take the bus from Courtenay, BC to Parksville, BC - Bus Depot
  3. Take the bus from Parksville, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC

$300 - $1,076

Fly to Qualicum, bus  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Qualicum (XQU) SJC - XQU
  2. Take the bus from Parksville, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC

$201 - $668

Fly to South Vancouver, fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Vancouver (YVR) SJC - YVR
  2. Take the plane from South Vancouver to Nanaimo
  3. Take the bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Tofino, BC

$217 - $657

Train, ferry, bus  •  36 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station
  2. Take the ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC

$272 - $582

Bus, drive, bus and ferry  •  41 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Fresno, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
  3. Drive from Bellingham, Wa to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to Victoria, BC Yvr
  5. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC

$209 - $418

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino is to drive and car ferry which costs $130 - $240 and takes 21 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJC) and Tofino is 843 miles.

The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 36 h 37 min and costs $270 - $600.

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It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Nanaimo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from San Jose Airport to Nanaimo Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Tofino. Prices start at $162 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino.
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  • Distance: 843 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 9 min

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJC), USA and Tofino, BC, Canada?

Air Canada, Pacific Coastal Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Jose Airport (SJC) to Tofino every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Nanaimo via Denver, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Campbell River via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Campbell River via Denver, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Comox via Denver, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
K D Air Corporation
Flights from San Jose to Tofino via Portland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Tofino via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Qualicum via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Qualicum via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from San Jose to Qualicum via Portland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from San Jose to Qualicum via Salt Lake City, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Qualicum via Phoenix, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Portland, Seattle
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Santa Ana, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Portland
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Las Vegas, Seattle
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from San Jose to Victoria via Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Comox via Las Vegas, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Comox via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Vancouver via Seattle
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from San Jose to Tofino via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Tofino via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Campbell River via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Campbell River via Vancouver, Comox
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from San Jose to Campbell River via Seattle, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport to Tofino, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Parksville, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
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
Bus from Courtenay, BC to Parksville, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Wellington - Woodgrove Centre to Tofino, BC
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Bus Depot to Tofino, BC
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Parksville Shell
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Jose, Ca to Fresno, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Fresno, Ca to Bellingham, Wa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$190 - $250
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal to Victoria, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
Ferry operators
Victoria Clipper
Phone
+1 800-888-2535
Website
clippervacations.com
Ferry from Seattle Clipper Terminal to Victoria Clipper Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
clippervacations.com
Black Ball Ferry Line
Website
cohoferry.com
Car ferry from Port Angeles to Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $70
Schedules at
cohoferry.com
Book at
cohoferry.com
Adult
$19
Vehicle & Passenger
$66
Motorcycle & Passenger
$37
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from South Vancouver to Nanaimo
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
harbourair.com
Book at
harbourair.com

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