Maps and Transportation to Sooke Vancouver Island Canada

Sooke highway in fall with fog

Sooke is located in western Canada, near to the Pacific Ocean, on the southwest tip on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, approximately 25 miles, or 45 minutes by car, from the capital city, Victoria.

The nearest major cities are Vancouver, British Columbia and Seattle, Washington, USA.

At left is a photo of the Sooke Highway that connects Victoria to Sooke.
BC Transit co-ordinates the buses in the Sooke Region.
The schedules are subject to change, check for latest info.



maps of Sooke

Maps of Sooke and East Sooke

Click on map at left to enlarge

Satellite Map - see the trees and development from the air!

Google Maps - Interactive maps of most locations

taxi cab Sooke

Taxi Services in Sooke

Air Travel

Airplane Travel

The two nearest airports are Vancouver International Airport and Victoria International Airport. After that, rental cars are a great way to get around. Busing is also feasible.

There is also small airplane service from downtown Victoria to Vancouver
Harbour Air Seaplanes 1 800 665-0212

BC Ferries

Ferries to Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is serviced by two BC Ferries routes from mainland British Columbia: Horseshoe Bay to Nanaimo, and Vancouver (Tsawwassen) to Victoria (Swartz Bay). In addition, there are the Washington State Ferries and the Victoria Clipper from downtown Seattle to downtown Victoria. From there, rental cars or buses are the way to travel to your destination in Sooke.

Bus Service by BC Transit

Bus Service to Sooke - map

Sooke is serviced by one bus route that runs from Western Exchange in the Westshore Communities. Buses regularly run from downtown Victoria and other southern Vancouver Island communities to Western Exchange. From the BC Ferries at Swartz Bay, take Bus 70 to downtown Victoria, then Bus 51 to Western Exchange, then Bus 61 Sooke. There is also an Express 61 Sooke right from downtown Victoria
Note: Timetable information is available by phoning Busline, 382-6161, press 0 to speak with an agent or press 61 (for the route number 61 Sooke/Downtown) .
For more information, see the BC Transit website


Community Infrastructure, Demographics, etc.