There are 3 ways to get from Victoria to Lake Cowichan by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Duncan, BC - Bus Depot Northbound
  2. Take a taxi from Duncan, BC - Bus Depot to Lake Cowichan

$67 - $88

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, BC to Honeymoon Bay West Coast Trail

$85 - $121

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Victoria to Lake Cowichan 56.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Victoria to Lake Cowichan is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Victoria to Lake Cowichan is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Victoria and Lake Cowichan is 66 km. The road distance is 91 km.

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The best way to get from Victoria to Lake Cowichan without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Victoria to Lake Cowichan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Victoria to Lake Cowichan is 91 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Victoria to Lake Cowichan.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Lake Cowichan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Victoria to Lake Cowichan.
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  • Distance: 41.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Victoria, BC, Canada and Lake Cowichan, BC, Canada?

West Coast Trail Express operates a bus from Victoria to Lake Cowichan once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC - Mayfair Transit Stop to Duncan, BC - Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
tofinobus.com
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tofinobus.com
West Coast Trail Express
Phone
1-250-477-8700
Email
bus@trailbus.com
Website
trailbus.com
Bus from Victoria, BC to Honeymoon Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
trailbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Duncan, BC - Bus Depot to Lake Cowichan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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