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Shuttles & Buses
Free Seasonal Shuttle
Leave your vehicle and get on the bus! This free summer shuttle runs between Tofino’s Village core and the Cox Bay Visitor Centre. Riders can hop on and off at any stop along the route – and surfboards are welcome too.
The shuttle is supported through a blend of Resort Municipality Initiative and Federal Gas Tax Agreement funding. Since 2006 the District of Tofino has contracted Tofino Bus to operate the service.
The 2019 Free Summer Shuttle service has concluded. Thank you for jumping on the bus this summer!
Tofino Bus Island Express
Tofino Bus Island Express provides daily transportation to Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni from Parksville, Nanaimo, Vancouver and Victoria.
To view route information, please see the Tofino Bus Island Express website at www.tofinobus.com.
Tofino-Long Beach Airport
The Tofino-Long Beach Airport (YAZ) is centrally located between the towns of Tofino and Ucluelet on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Situated opposite the world-renowned Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, the airport is the most convenient entry point to the west coast from major centres, including Vancouver, Victoria and Seattle. For more information, view the Tofino-Long Beach Airport webite.
Comox Valley Airport
The Comox Valley Airport (YQQ) is centrally located on the central east coast of Vancouver Island and is the second largest airport on Vancouver Island. Offering customs facilities and year-round direct routes to Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, YQQ also provides seasonal chartered flights for Vancouver Island residents direct from Comox to Puerto Vallarta and Cancun. For more information, view the Commox Valley Airport website.
The Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is also centrally located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. YCD is adjacent to the Island Highway and approximately 15 minutes south of Nanaimo. The modern air passenger facility supports a broad range of services and amenities. For more information, view the Nanaimo Airport website.
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