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There are 7 ways to get from Victoria to Port Renfrew by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Nanaimo, bus  •  27h 54m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Nanaimo (YCD) MEL - YCD
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC

$1,048 - $2,557

Cheapest option

Fly to Maple Bay, drive  •  21h 26m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Maple Bay (YAQ) MEL - YAQ
  2. Drive from Maple Bay to Port Renfrew

$719 - $1,724

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Fly to Victoria, bus  •  28h 27m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Victoria (YYJ) MEL - YYJ
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia

$1,175 - $2,805

Fly to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt, bus  •  23h 34m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt (YWH) MEL - YWH
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia

$769 - $1,799

Fly to Nanaimo, bus #2  •  26h 10m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Nanaimo (ZNA) MEL - ZNA
  2. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC

$790 - $1,845

Fly to Comox, bus  •  30h 3m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Comox (YQQ) MEL - YQQ
  2. Take the bus from Courtenay, BC - Driftwood Mall to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  3. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC

$918 - $2,178

Fly to Campbell River, bus  •  29h 1m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Campbell River (YBL) MEL - YBL
  2. Take the bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
  3. Take the bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC

$1,036 - $2,405

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The cheapest way to get from Victoria to Port Renfrew is to fly and drive which costs $700 - $1,800 and takes 21h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Victoria to Port Renfrew is to fly and drive which costs $700 - $1,800 and takes 21h 26m.

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The distance between Victoria and Port Renfrew is 13019 km.

It takes approximately 27h 54m to get from Victoria to Port Renfrew, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Nanaimo Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h and has one stopover.

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Port Renfrew is 17h behind Victoria. It is currently 1:56 AM in Victoria and 8:56 AM in Port Renfrew.

Qantas, WestJet, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Nanaimo Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Port Renfrew. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Victoria to Port Renfrew.
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  • Distance: 13018.9 km
  • Duration: 27h 54m

What companies run services between Victoria, Australia and Port Renfrew, BC, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Victoria to Port Renfrew. However, you can take the train to Broadmeadows, take the walk to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, take the line 901 bus to Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Nanaimo, take the walk to Nanaimo, BC - Cassidy Airport, take the bus to Nanaimo, BC - Bus Depot, take the walk to Nanaimo, BC, then take the bus to Port Renfrew. Alternatively, you can take the train to Broadmeadows, take the walk to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe Vale Rd, take the line 901 bus to Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Victoria, take the walk to Victoria International Airport, take the line 88 bus to James White Blvd at Fifth, take the walk to James White Blvd at Resthaven, take the line 72 bus to Belleville at Douglas, take the walk to Victoria, BC, then take the bus to Port Renfrew.

Airlines
Harbour Air Seaplanes
Website
harbourair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Maple Bay via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Maple Bay via Auckland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Flights from Melbourne to Maple Bay via Sydney, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Maple Bay via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Maple Bay via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Auckland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Sydney, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria Inner Harbour Apt via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Vancouver, Sechelt
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Auckland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,600
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Sydney, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Brisbane, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
24h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
23h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,500
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via Los Angeles, Calgary
Ave. Duration
25h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,700
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via Auckland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,300
Pacific Coastal Airlines
Website
pacificcoastal.com
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
18h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via Sydney, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via Auckland, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,700
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,200
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,300
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via Brisbane, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,600
Flights from Melbourne to Campbell River via Manila, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $2,800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 4m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,200
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
25h 51m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,400
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Comox via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Nanaimo via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via San Francisco, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
20h 59m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,700
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via Los Angeles, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
21h 9m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Victoria via Los Angeles, Seattle
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Bus operators
West Coast Trail Express
Phone
1-250-477-8700
Email
bus@trailbus.com
Website
trailbus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, BC to Port Renfrew, BC
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
trailbus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC to Port Renfrew, British Columbia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
trailbus.com
Island Link Bus
Email
info@islandlinkbus.com
Website
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Courtenay, BC - Driftwood Mall to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Book at
islandlinkbus.com
Bus from Campbell River, BC - Ocean Grove Store to Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
islandlinkbus.com

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