getting around

Getting around Victoria is a pleasant and easy experience. No matter what method of transportation you prefer, you will be able to find your way around Victoria with ease.

Buses & Transit

  • 520 Gorge Road East
    Victoria, BC V8W 9T5
  • Phone: 250-385-2551
  • Fax: 250-995-5639

BC Transit is available seven days a week, and serves not only downtown Victoria, but also all ferry terminals (Sidney, Ogden Point, Swartz Bay and Brentwood Bay), along with the Victoria International Airport.

If the occasion requires you to use more than one bus to complete your trip, and cash/tickets are your fare payment, you will require a either two tickets or a dayPASS which allows unlimited travel in one day.

  • PO Box 207 461B Main Street
    Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
  • Phone: 250-725-2871
  • Toll Free: 866-986-3466

Tofino Bus’ licensed and experienced drivers will help you enjoy the comfortable ride in a 21 passenger mini bus. The drivers are very friendly and as the ride goes, they will comment on the historical buildings.

Offering daily year-round departures, Tofino Bus is the gateway to the Tofino, Pacific Rim, Ucluelet, Long Beach and Pacific Rim National Park.

Car & Truck Rentals

  • 757 Douglas Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 2B4
  • Phone: 250-953-5300
  • Toll Free: 800-668-9833

Visit Budget for the largest selection of rental vehicles (cars, trucks, vans, specialty models). They also offer free detailed maps, 2 for 1 or 50% off from coupons for accommodations, attractions, restaurants, ocean adventures and services.
The service areas include all Inner Harbour arrivals, cruise ships, floatplanes, Seattle and Port Angeles Ferries.

  • Didi Car Rentals & Sales Ltd
    643 David Street
  • Victoria, BC V8T 2C9
  • Phone: 778 430 3999

Didi Car Rentals and Sales Ltd. is a very competitive company, with their prices being the first indicator of that – Offers start from $29.99 on sophisticated high-end vehicles.
Some other services include a Free Vancouver Island travel guide, local pick up and drop off, flight service, official Chinese drive listen translation and more.

  • National Car and Truck Rentals
    767 Douglas Street
  • Victoria, BC V8T 2C9
  • Phone: 250-386-1213

National offers low daily, weekly and monthly rates for high quality car and truck rentals, minivans and sport utility vehicles.
They also offer special weekend packages—one-way rentals are available, plus customer pickup and return in the service area.

Chaffeur & Charter Services

  • International Stage Lines
    4171 Vanguard RoadRichmond, BC V6X 2P6
  • Phone: 604-270-6135
  • Fax: 604- 270-8162

1978 marks the year when International Stage Lines started providing charter services with a fleet of 40 coaches.
For a premium price, International Stage Lines provides charter motor coach services, no matter the size. In addition, they offer Airport & Ferry terminal transfers, Day Trips, Sightseeing Tours and Conference Shuttles.
Local services are available for any group of people traveling to Vancouver, Seattle and Whistler.

  • L.A. Limousine Tours
    PO Box 27085 – 772 Goldstream Avenue
  • Victoria BC V9B 2X3
  • Phone: 250-391-9000

Serving Victoria and Vancouver Island since 1989, L.A. Limousine Tours has become the largest ground transportation company on Vancouver Island.
With high-end models such as Lincoln Town Cars, Nagivator SUV’s, Exclusive Vans, Lincoln MKT’s, Navigator SUV Stretches and a Limousine Bus with 26 seats to ride in, guests will be able to travel in a comfortable and discreet style.
L.A. Limousine Tours is also one of the first limousine companies in BC that offers a Hybrid Luxury vehicle option for their clients.

  • Landsea Tours
    680 Industrial Avenue
  • Vancovuer, BC V6A 2P3
  • Phone: 604-255-7272

For a beautiful half-day or even a full-day sightseeing adventure, Landsea Tours & Adventures offers breathtaking tours around Victoria, Vancouver, Whistler, Vancouver’s North Shore and Sea-to-Sky corridor.
With very skilled driverswho will host both an entertaining and informative tour, each excursion is personalized for you. Bring a camera, as there are some stops with free time to admire the gorgeous scenery that BC has to offer.

Horse-drawn Carriages

  • Tally Ho Carriage Tours
    Corner of Belleville &Menzies Streets
  • Victoria, BC V8M 1V9
  • Phone: 250-514-9257

Running since 1903, Tally-Ho Carriage Tours is the original horse-drawn tour company in Victoria, known for creating breathtaking memories.
Experienced guides gladly show you the mesmerizing capital of British Columbia and reveal Victoria’s well-rounded history.
The tour begins near Victoria Harbour, close to downtown, and slowly goes by some of the many beautiful heritage homes in Southern Vancouver Island. If you wish, you could also wander through the scenic Beacon Hill Park or gaze upon the Dallas Road waterfront.

  • Victoria Carriage Tours
    Corner of Belleville &Menzies Streets
  • Victoria, BC V8W 1T3
  • Phone:250-383-2207

For more than 30 years, Victoria Carriage Tours has provided the best horse drawn carriage or trolley experience. Guided tours, given by friendly and professional drivers in tuxedos and top hats, include the amazing Inner Harbour, Beacon Hill Park and James Bay.

Motorcycle & Scooter Rentals

  • Cycle BC.ca rentals
    685 Humboldt Street
  • Victoria, BC V8W 1A6
  • Phone: 250-380-2543

Cycle BC Rentals proudly offers the largest selection of rentals of high-end motorcycles, bicycles, scooters and accessories. They also offer the best rates for new and high-end equipment.
They’ll show you how to explore the best secrets of Victoria: its scenic waterfront, popular gardens and many buildings that gleam with history.

  • Shuttles & Taxicabs
    2nd Floor 2612 Quadra Street
  • Victoria, BC V8T 4E4
  • Phone:250-382-2222

Shuttles and Taxicabs takes pride in everything they do. During fifty-four years of serving the locals of Greater Victoria, they have shown a high level of reliability and dedication to their customers. They provide very clean and comfortable cars, polite and friendly operators and courteous service.

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Today 05/30 60%
High 14° / Low 9°
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Thunderstorms likely this morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. High 14C. Winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
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Tomorrow 05/31 10%
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Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High near 15C. Winds SW at 10 to 15 km/h.
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A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High around 15C. Winds WSW at 15 to 30 km/h.
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