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Vancouver to Victoria drive

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 Richmond, BC
 Delta (Canada)
 BC Ferries Tsawwassen Terminal
 Ruckle Provincial Park
 BC Ferries Swartz Bay (Victoria) Terminal
 Island View Beach Regional Park
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Vancouver to Victoria road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Vancouver to Victoria. If you're planning a road trip to Victoria, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Vancouver and Victoria. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Vancouver and Victoria. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Vancouver
drive for about 20 minutes

10:20 am  Richmond, BC
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:20 am
drive for about 26 minutes

11:46 am  Delta (Canada)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:46 pm
drive for about 18 minutes

1:04 pm  BC Ferries Tsawwassen Terminal
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:04 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

2:52 pm  Ruckle Provincial Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:52 pm
drive for about 21 minutes

4:13 pm  BC Ferries Swartz Bay (Victoria) Terminal
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:13 pm
drive for about 23 minutes

5:36 pm  Island View Beach Regional Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:36 pm
drive for about 30 minutes

7:06 pm  arrive in Victoria
stay at Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa

driving ≈ 3 hours

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Vancouver to Victoria questions

profile  Noora from Singapore asked:
Best retreats to disconnect for a day or two in Vancouver?  (1 answer)

Where should I stop along the way?

Richmond, BC
    Stanley Park  (37 mentions)
    Granville Island Public Market  (6 mentions)
    Science World  (6 mentions)
    Downtown Vancouver  (5 mentions)
    Bella Gelateria  (5 mentions)
    restaurants around Richmond, BC:
        Chambar Restaurant
    hotels around Richmond, BC:
        Fairmont Pacific Rim
        Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
        OPUS Hotel Vancouver
        Sylvia Hotel in Vancouver

Delta (Canada)

BC Ferries Tsawwassen Terminal

Ruckle Provincial Park

BC Ferries Swartz Bay (Victoria) Terminal

Island View Beach Regional Park

Where's the best place to stay in Victoria?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Victoria.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Victoria? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Victoria?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Butchart Gardens  (4 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Victoria. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Victoria for a first time visitor?  (5 answers)

profile  Tony from Seattle asked:
2-day Anniversary trip to Victoria - Food & fun recommendations?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Victoria.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Victoria to Vancouver drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Vancouver? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Vancouver.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Vancouver to Victoria. Or get a full Vancouver to Victoria flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Vancouver well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Vancouver!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 68 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 5 minutes
152 Vancouver travel answers
1 Richmond, BC travel answer
28 Victoria travel answers


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