Whether you travel by car, bus or by plane, your journey to Tofino begins here.
Fly non-stop to Tofino on a scheduled or charter flight, in as little as 45 minutes.
Fly direct to Tofino
Fly non-stop to Tofino-Long Beach Airport (YAZ) from Vancouver on scheduled flights with Pacific Coastal Airlines.
Fly right into Tofino Harbour with Harbour Air!
Feeling adventurous? Inquire with our member businesses about chartering a seaplane or a helicopter to fly to Tofino from points throughout British Columbia.
Fly – Drive Options:
You can fly to two airports on the east coast of Vancouver Island, a 3 – 3.5 hour drive to/from Tofino:
Nanaimo (YCD) served by Air Canada and WestJet, and
Comox (YQQ) served by Air Canada, Pacific Coastal Airlines, and WestJet
Fly daily from Calgary and Vancouver to both Nanaimo and Comox Valley airports; and from Edmonton to Comox Valley Airport.
Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is a hub, and a five to six hour drive to Tofino. It is served by a number of carriers.
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Seasonal bus service to Tofino is available from Vancouver, Victoria and most Vancouver Island communities.
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No matter what time of year you are travelling our way, keep up to date on road conditions, including events or delays that may affect your travel plans, by checking your route on DriveBC, then clicking on the map for road and weather conditions.
Vancouver Island – and Tofino – can be accessed by vehicle from the British Columbia mainland in three ways:
If driving from the British Columbia mainland, you’ll first need to sail with BC Ferries from one of two points near Vancouver to Vancouver Island:
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Please note that advance ferry reservations are highly recommended on all routes during weekends, holiday periods and summer months.
Vancouver Island can also be accessed by three ferry lines originating in Washington State:
If you’re driving to Tofino from November through April, you will want to check DriveBC for Highway 4 updates, and exercise caution. This stretch of road between Port Alberni and Tofino can become a snowy winter wonderland at Sutton Pass (elevation 240m), before you see Tofino’s greenery and beaches.
Important information: Get the details here on the tire and chain requirements from October 1 through March 31.
A major upgrade to Highway 4 at Kennedy Hill is almost complete. The project is approximately 14 kilometers northeast of the Tofino-Ucluelet Highway 4 junction.
Until further notice the highway will remain with two lanes open 24/7, at the 30 km/h construction zone speed. There may be future delays planned for spring 2023 to finish additional road paving and line-painting, these delays will be communicate Drive BC ahead of time.
Use this link to Drive BC for up-to-date information.
As always, please contact our Visitor Centre team at email@example.com or on our social media channels if you have any questions.