While car rentals are available at the airport and downtown, we would highly recommend exploring low-emission transportation options during your stay!

Getting to Victoria:

From the ferry terminal:

  • There is an express bus from the ferry terminal (70) and a more indirect route which stops in Sidney (72) Both buses stop throughout downtown. Please note that buses in Victoria are CASH ONLY.
  • Taxis are also available from the ferry terminal (please note that the drive into Victoria is more than 30 mins).

From the airport:

  • Public transit directly from the terminal is available with limited times, alternative transportation options are limited. The #88 bus schedule leaving YYJ is available here (this bus will take you to an exchange where you can transfer to the 70 or 72).  YYJ provides an airport shuttle service and other options here

Other options:

  • For those travelling from Vancouver, Nanaimo, or other nearby destinations, Harbour Air offers seaplane flights directly into downtown Victoria.

Getting around Victoria:

BC Transit buses have multiple routes to and from the University of Victoria campus. Most buses are equipped with a bike rack. Please note that buses in Victoria are CASH ONLY ($2.50/ride, $5.00 for a day pass).


Most BC Transit buses have ramps and low floors in order to accommodate all passengers. Further information regarding accessibility, including mobility aid policies, can be found here.

Some taxi companies can provide wheelchair-accessible vans upon request.

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Topic photo by: Destination Greater Victoria

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