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

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Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Vancouver to Tsawwassen
  2. Take the car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay

$17 - $67

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Bus and ferry, line 81 bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop Vancouver
  2. Take the line 81 bus from Swartz Bay Passenger Loop to Butchart Gardens 81

$46

Fly Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour, line 75 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the Sea Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
  2. Take the line 75 bus from Douglas at Fort to Wallace 6770 block

$165

Fly Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Coal Harbour Spb (CXH) to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt (YWH) CXH - YWH

$138 - $318

Fly Vancouver to Victoria  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Vancouver (YVR) to Victoria (YYJ) YVR - YYJ

$60 - $176

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The cheapest way to get from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens is to drive and car ferry which costs $22 - $90 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens is to fly and line 75 bus which costs $217 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens. However, there are services departing from Vancouver, BC and arriving at Butchart Gardens via Swartz Bay Passenger Loop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Vancouver and Butchart Gardens is 84 km.

The best way to get from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens without a car is to bus and ferry and line 81 bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens, including transfers.

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Vancouver to Butchart Gardens bus services, operated by BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group, depart from Vancouver, BC station.

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The quickest flight from Coal Harbour Spb Airport to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Vancouver to Butchart Gardens bus services, operated by BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System, arrive at Butchart Gardens station.

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Helijet International offers flights from Coal Harbour Spb Airport to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt Airport.

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Map of how to get from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Helijet International flies from Vancouver to Butchart Gardens hourly.

Airlines
Helijet International
Website
helijet.com
Flights from Coal Harbour Spb to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$5 - $150
Air North
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Vancouver to Victoria
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$195 - $210
Bus operators
BC Ferries Connector - Wilson's Group
Phone
+1 888 788 8840
Email
reservations@bcfconnector.com
Website
bcfconnector.com
Bus and ferry from Vancouver, BC to Swartz Bay Passenger Loop
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
bcfconnector.com
Book at
bcfconnector.zaui.net
BC Transit - Victoria Regional Transit System
Phone
250-538-4282
Website
bctransit.com
Bus from Swartz Bay Passenger Loop to Butchart Gardens
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Bus from Douglas at Fort to Wallace 6770 block
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bctransit.com
Ferry operators
BC Ferries
Phone
+1 250-386-343
Website
bcferries.com
Car ferry from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $60
Schedules at
bcferries.com
Passenger
$14
Standard Vehicle
$58
Motorcycle
$36
Other operators
Harbour Air
Phone
1.800.665.0212
Website
harbourair.com
Plane from Vancouver Harbour to Victoria Harbour
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$164
Schedules at
harbourair.com

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There are 267+ hotels available in Butchart Gardens. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vancouver to Vancouver Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $3 - $5.

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