There are 5 ways to get from Tofino to Butchart Gardens by bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Tofino, BC to Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Mill Bay, BC
  3. Take the car ferry from Mill Bay, BC to Brentwood Bay, BC

$47 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tofino, BC to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop Southbound. Tofino

$40 - $54

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Tofino to Butchart Gardens 204.5 miles

$27 - $40

Fly from Tofino  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Tofino (YAZ) to Victoria (YYJ) YAZ - YYJ

$42 - $270

Bus to Nanaimo, fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Tofino, BC to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport
  2. Fly from Nanaimo (YCD) to Victoria (YYJ) YCD - YYJ

$60 - $334

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No, there is no direct bus from Tofino to Butchart Gardens. However, there are services departing from Tofino, BC and arriving at Wallace 6770 block via Vernon at Nigel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Tofino and Butchart Gardens is 190 km. The road distance is 327.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tofino to Butchart Gardens without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 26 min to get from Tofino to Butchart Gardens, including transfers.

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Tofino to Butchart Gardens bus services, operated by Tofino Bus, depart from Tofino, BC station.

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The best way to get from Tofino to Butchart Gardens is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tofino Airport to Victoria Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Tofino to Butchart Gardens bus services, operated by Tofino Bus, arrive at Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tofino to Butchart Gardens is 327 km. It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to drive from Tofino to Butchart Gardens.

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Air Canada, K D Air Corporation and Pacific Coastal Airlines offer flights from Tofino Airport to Victoria Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tofino to Butchart Gardens.
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  • Distance: 118.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

What companies run services between Tofino, BC, Canada and Butchart Gardens, BC, Canada?

Tofino Bus operates a bus from Tofino to Butchart Gardens once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, Pacific Coastal Airlines, K D Air Corporation and three other airlines fly from Tofino to Butchart Gardens every 3 hours.

Airlines
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Tofino to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Island Express
Website
islandexpressair.com
Flights from Nanaimo to Victoria
Ave. Duration
15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $290
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Tofino to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Tofino, BC to Nanaimo, BC - Departure Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
Book at
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
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tofinobus.com
Bus from Tofino, BC to Victoria, BC - Uptown Transit Stop
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
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tofinobus.com
Bus from Tofino, BC to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
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tofinobus.com
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Mill Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Mill Bay, BC to Brentwood Bay, BC
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$7
Standard Vehicle
$21
Motorcycle
$14

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There are 259+ hotels available in Butchart Gardens. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tofino to Tofino Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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