Get on the bus, Gus

Two people load a surfboard on the free shuttle in Tofino

Free Seasonal Shuttle

The Tofino Free Shuttle is a free summer service between Tofino’s Village core and Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Riders can hop on and off at any stop along the route.

The Tofino Shuttle has operated since 2009 and has been free of charge since 2014. The service is funded primarily by Tofino’s participation in the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) program with additional support from pay parking revenue and Tourism Tofino.

For map and schedule, scroll down.

Green and white 'Zero Emissions' electric bus

Tofino Bus & Island Connector

Tofino Bus Island Express provides transportation to Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni from Parksville, Nanaimo, Vancouver and Victoria.
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Island Connector provides transportation between Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni. For more information, visit:

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Free Summer Shuttle Schedule

Service running June 24 - September 4, 2023

View transit map & schedule

2023 Schedule and Map:


*The 2023 schedule has been adjusted to better serve the communities of Esowista and Ty-Histanis for commuting needs.

*The free shuttle does not accommodate bicycles

*Surfboards under 7ft may be permitted based on availability