Getting Around - Transit

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.
  • Yellow Cabs are also available from the ferry terminal (please note that the drive into Victoria is over 30mins).

From the airport:

  • Public transit directly from the terminal is available with limited times, alternative transportation options are limited. YYJ provides options here and the #88 Bus schedule leaving YYJ is available here

Other options:

  • For those travelling from Vancouver, Nanaimo, or other nearby destinations, Harbour Air offers seaplane flights directly into downtown Victoria. Information about student discount rates can be found here.

Getting around Victoria:

BC Transit buses have bike racks, with multiple routes to and from the University of Victoria campus. 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.

Yellow Cab can provide wheelchair accessible vans upon request (accessibility for other mobility aids is not mentioned upon their website explicitly).

This page offers suggestions for visitors to the area, and does not serve as an endorsement or promotion of any of the services listed.