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Catch a movie, meander through Butchart Gardens, swirl down a waterslide or watch the sun set at an ocean-side park. All this and more is as easy as hopping a bus.

Let us do the driving while you enjoy the ride without the hassles of traffic, parking or negotiating maps and unfamiliar streets.

Fare payment is easy: you can purchase a DayPass or ten tickets, or you can pay the cash fare each trip.

The most convenient option is the DayPass, which is the way to go if you plan to ride several times per day. With a DayPass, you can hop on and off the bus as often as you'd like. If you are travelling with your children, they can ride for FREE when you use your DayPass. (Up to four children, age 12 and younger).

Descriptions of up to 100 of Greater Victoria's most popular attractions, bus schedules, fare information and route maps are just a click away.

Choose the easy, economical way to Explore Victoria. . . . Choose BC Transit.

This is a select list of Victoria and area attractions. For more information on activities, attractions, accommodations and transportation in Victoria, visit the Tourist Information Centre at 812 Wharf Street, online at www.tourismvictoria.com or call 250-953-2033.

			
			
   

Victoria Regional Transit System

TRANSIT INFO: 250.382.6161

 

CUSTOMER ALERTS

 

Tour De Victoria Bicycle Tour, August 24,2014

This event encompasses most areas of Greater Victoria. There will be approximately 1000 cyclists touring throughout the Capital Region. BC Transit will be affected on most routes - expect delays and temporary detours: 7:00 am  4:00 pm (view 261.5k PDF)

Detour on route #81 from 07:00 Tuesday, Aug.19 to 07:00 Thursday, Aug.21/14 - Mills Rd. paving (view 264.3k PDF)

Service Change - Effective September 2, 2014. Please follow this link for more details. (view 191.6k PDF)

Effective September 2, 2014 New routing on #15 UVic/Esquimalt. This route will now carry through in to Esquimalt via Esquimalt Road. Passengers wishing to continue on to Royal Oak will now transfer downtown to the new Route 6 Royal Oak. Click here for a complete map of the updated #15 (view 77.7k PDF)

Effective September 2, 2014 Route 6 passengers will need to transfer downtown to the Route 15 to continue to Esquimalt. Service on both routes will be frequent throughout the day to minimize wait times between buses. This change improves destination choices for Esquimalt residents who will now be on a route that provides access to UVic, Camosun-Lansdowne and Royal Jubilee Hospital. Follow this link for a complete map of the updated route. (view 74.7k PDF)

Wednesday August 20, 2014

No Lost service to report

Butchart Gardens Fireworks: Extra buses will operate on fireworks nights. They will be departing 1 to 1.5 hours after the start of the fireworks show. Check the Butchart Gardens website for show times.

Stopping Policy for routes 51, 70x and 75

51 UVic/Langford makes all stops between Langford Exchange and McKenzie at Pat Bay, then limited stops as follows on McKenzie Ave:

  • St Andrew's School
  • Quadra
  • Blenkinsop
  • Shelbourne
  • Gordon Head
  • UVic


70x Swartz Bay/Downtown The 70x offers limited express service with transit stops on the off/on ramps at Royal Oak Exchange and McTavish Exchange. Northbound customers using McTavish Park & Ride will use the pedestrian overpass.

The 70x Downtown will stop at the following bus stops:
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
  • Lands End Road
  • Fifth at Beacon
  • McTavish Exchange Bay B
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Sayward
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Haliburton
  • Royal Oak Exchange, Bay H
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Mckenzie
  • Blanshard at Saanich
  • Blanshard at Finlayson
  • All regular stops on Douglas to the Legislature except on Douglas at View


The 70x Swartz Bay will stop at the following bus stops:
  • All regular stops from the Legislature to Hillside except on Douglas at Yates
  • Blanshard at Finlayson
  • Vernon at Saanich
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Mckenzie
  • Royal Oak Exchange, Bay I
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Haliburton
  • Pat Bay Hwy at Sayward
  • McTavish Exchange Bay A
  • Fifth at Beacon
  • Lands End Road
  • Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal


75 Saanichton/Downtown Serves all stops along the route with the exception of the northbound stop on Douglas at Yates and the southbound stop on Douglas at View

CORRECTION  Route 22 Hillside Mall / 22N Downtown  Monday thru Friday Page 61 in the new Victoria Riders Guide  Effective June 23 Departure times for Burnside and High (22A via Strawberry Vale) and Hastings and Wilkinson should read as follows: (view 47.4k PDF)