Victoria Services

Victoria services information includes taxi and transit information as well as information about getting to and from Victoria BC.

Getting Around Victoria BC

Victoria has a variety of methods for getting around. Bicycle is a nice way to enjoy the cities (as many commuters here will tell you) but for journeys a little further abroad there are quick taxis and a reliable transit system.

Local public transportation is run by the Victoria Regional Transit System, which is part of BC Transit. Since 2000, double decker buses have been introduced to the fleet and have become an icon for the city. Rider fare payments can be made in cash, monthly bus passes, disability yearly passes, or tickets.

Getting to and from Victoria BC

The BC Ferries Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, located north of Victoria, has hourly sailings to Vancouver and to many of the Gulf Islands (including Salt Spring Island). The Washington State Ferry terminal in Sidney provides ferry service to Friday Harbor, Orcas Island, and ultimately Anacortes, Washington. In Victoria’s Inner Harbour, an international ferry terminal provides car ferry service to Port Angeles, Washington, high-speed catamaran service to Downtown Seattle, and seasonal passenger ferries to destinations in Washington including Friday Harbor, Port Angeles, and Bellingham.

There is a Bus service between Victoria and Vancouver. The bus travels on the ferry. Average travel time between the two cities is 4 hours. There is also a Bus service from Victoria to points up island.