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tofino bus island express

Thank you for travelling car-free and choosing Tofino Bus. Tofino Bus Island Express is a locally owned Vancouver Island bus company that offers daily scheduled passenger service as well as charter bus services. Based in beautiful Tofino, B.C., Tofino Bus Island Express provides daily transportation to Tofino, Ucluelet and Port Alberni from Parksville, Nanaimo, Vancouver and Victoria.

Access all the major points along the Victoria - Nanaimo - Parksville - Port Alberni - Ucluelet - Tofino highway with Tofino Bus Island Express.

If you're traveling to Vancouver and other mainland destinations from Tofino, Ucluelet or Port Alberni, we make a daily direct connection to Greyhound buses in Nanaimo. Coming from Vancouver and the mainland - Tofino Bus provides service from Departure Bay BC Ferry Terminal in Nanaimo and the Nanaimo Bus Depot (loading point for Vancouver Greyhound passengers) to Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino.

If you are travelling from Tofino, Ucluelet or Port Alberni to Port Hardy and Courtenay, we make a connection in Parksville for buses traveling to the North Island.

Tofino Bus is also your Island Express for daily express service between Victoria, Port Alberni, Ucluelet and Tofino. As an interline partner with Greyhound, all Tofino Bus Island Express schedules connect with the Greyhound North-America-wide network. We accept Greyhound tickets & freight.

Port Alberni travellers can use Tofino Bus Island Express as well; we manage the Port Alberni bus depot and offer direct express service to Tofino, Ucluelet, Nanaimo, (both to the Nanaimo Bus Depot and the Departure Bay ferry terminal), and downtown Victoria. For additional information, call us toll free at 1-866-986-3466 in Tofino, or locally in Port Alberni at 250-724-1266.

The scenic west coast of Vancouver Island is a spectacular destination. Port Alberni, Tofino and Ucluelet all border on the Pacific Ocean. Long Beach, located in famous Pacific Rim National Park, lies between Tofino and Ucluelet. This amazing 12km white sand beach is the jewel of Vancouver Island.

You can find detailed information about accommodations and activities in Tofino on the Tofino Guide website, but following is a brief overview. The town of Tofino has many sandy beaches that are home to resorts, hostels and beach houses. Tofino lies within the United Nations Clayoquot Sound World Biosphere Reserve, renowned for its dramatic scenery, temperate rainforests and abundant wildlife (whales, sea lions, bears, seabirds, sea otters and more). The surfing capital of western Canada, Tofino captures the hearts of all who travel here.

The larger centre of Port Alberni is the heart of West Coast region, rich with history and culture. Ride a steam train, hike Mount Arrowsmith, or catch a museum or waterfront festival. With inlet access to Barkley Sound and the Pacific Ocean, the historical ship M.V. Francis Barkley connects Port Alberni to Bamfield and Ucluelet most of the year.

With daily departures, Tofino Bus Island Express makes visiting the West Coast easy, comfortable and convenient. We look forward to seeing you soon!


For more information about Tofino:

Tofino Guide

Find accommodation and activity listings, with helpful information about Tofino and Clayoquot Sound.

Tofino Time Magazine

A directory of activities, events, accommodation, restaurants and tourism businesses in Tofino.