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There are 3 ways to get from Swartz Bay to Sooke by bus, taxi or car

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Line 72 bus, line 50 bus, line 61 bus  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Hwy 17 s/b ramp at Lands End Rd to Douglas at Finlayson 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Douglas at Finlayson to Jacklin at Dunford 50 / ...
  3. Take the line 61 bus from Jacklin at Dunford to Otter Point at Beaton 61 / ...

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Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Swartz Bay to Sooke 61.7 km

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Swartz Bay to Sooke 61.7 km

Swartz Bay to Sooke by bus

The bus journey time between Swartz Bay and Sooke is around 2h 39m and covers a distance of around 70 km. This includes an average layover time of around 46 min. Operated by BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System, the Swartz Bay to Sooke bus service departs from Hwy 17 s/b ramp at Lands End Rd and arrives in Otter Point at Beaton. Typically 134 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

134 Weekly Buses
2h 39m Average Duration
$2 Cheapest Price
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Swartz Bay → Sooke
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The cheapest way to get from Swartz Bay to Sooke is to line 72 bus and line 50 bus and line 61 bus which costs $3 and takes 2h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Swartz Bay to Sooke is to taxi which takes 1h and costs $130 - $170.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swartz Bay to Sooke. However, there are services departing from Hwy 17 s/b ramp at Lands End Rd and arriving at Otter Point at Beaton via Douglas at Finlayson and Jacklin at Dunford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 39m.

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The distance between Swartz Bay and Sooke is 41 km. The road distance is 61.7 km.

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The best way to get from Swartz Bay to Sooke without a car is to line 72 bus and line 50 bus and line 61 bus which takes 2h 39m and costs $3.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Swartz Bay to Sooke, including transfers.

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Swartz Bay to Sooke bus services, operated by BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System, depart from Hwy 17 s/b ramp at Lands End Rd station.

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Swartz Bay to Sooke bus services, operated by BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System, arrive at Otter Point at Beaton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swartz Bay to Sooke is 62 km. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Swartz Bay to Sooke.

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  • Distance: 40.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 39m

What companies run services between Swartz Bay, BC, Canada and Sooke, BC, Canada?

You can take a bus from Swartz Bay to Sooke via Douglas at Finlayson and Jacklin at Dunford in around 2h 39m.

Bus operators
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Phone
250-538-4282
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Hwy 17 s/b ramp at Lands End Rd to Douglas at Finlayson
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Bus from Douglas at Finlayson to Jacklin at Dunford
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Bus from Jacklin at Dunford to Otter Point at Beaton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Other operators
Taxi from Swartz Bay to Sooke
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Sidney Taxi
Phone
+1 250 656 6666
Peninsula Taxi
Phone
+1 250 656 1111

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