Mount Washington Alpine Resort has a Ski & Ride Shuttle Bus available December-April to everyone travelling to and from the Comox Valley to Mount Washington on a daily basis during the winter ski season. Pickup and drop off locations are located throughout the Comox Valley, and no advance reservations are required.
Mount Washington Alpine Resort also has a selection of Ski & Ride Bus providers that service the entire Vancouver Island, please visit their websites for a complete range of services and rates.Code of Conduct (pdf)
Public Bus Transportation Schedule - 2017.18
Fares: Guests - $20 per round trip. Exact cash only. Drivers will not give out change.
Staff - PASS REQUIRED. Download Schedule
Allow approx 30 mins between Base Parking and Lot 2
Travel/schedule times can be affected by adverse weather and road conditions.
CSC - Cumberland Supreme Convenience - located Royston Rd in central Cumberland
NSH - Native Sons Hall - located Third St and Cliffe Ave downtown Courtenay
A&W - South Courtenay outlet - located south end of Cliffe Ave - allow staff and guest parking in their back lot
Lot 1 & 2 - Public Parking area adjacent to the Alpine Lodge and Slopeside Accommodation
Base - Parking area 1km west on Strathcona Parkway from the intersection of the Inland Island Hwy.
|Green||Base > CSC||CSC > A&W||A&W > NSH||NSH > BASE||Base > LOT 2||Lot 2 > BASE||Base > Lot 2||Lot 2 > Base|
|6:00 AM||6:20 AM||6:30 AM||6:40 AM||7:00 AM||7:30 AM||8:20 AM||8:50 AM|
|3:45 PM||4:30 PM|
|5:00 PM||5:20 PM||5:30 PM||5:40 PM|
|Blue||Base > CSC||CSC > A&W||A&W > NSH||NSH > BASE||Base > LOT 2||Lot 2 > BASE||Base > Lot 2||Raven Shuttle||Lot 2 > BASE|
|6:30 AM||6:50 AM||7:00 AM||7:10 AM||7:30 AM||8:00 AM||8:30 AM||9:30 AM||11:00 AM|
|11:30 AM||1:10 PM|
|1:40 PM||2:00 PM||2:10 PM||2:20 PM||2:40 PM||3:20 PM|
|Yellow||Base > Lot 2||Lot 2 > Base||Base > CSC||CSC > A&W||A&W > NSH||NSH > BASE||Base > Lot 2||Raven shuttles as required||BASE > Raven> Lot 2||Lot 2 > BASE|
|7:20 AM||8:00 AM||8:30 AM||8:50 AM||9:00 AM||9:10 AM||9:30 AM||1:45 PM|
|2:15 PM||2:35 PM||2:45 PM||2:55 PM||3:15 PM||4:30 PM|
|Purple||Base > Lot 2||Lot 2 > Base||Base > to CSC||CSC > A&W||A&W > NSH||NSH > Base||Base > Lot 1||Lot 1 > Base||Lot 1 > Base > Town as required|
|4:00 PM||4:40 PM||5:20 PM||5:40 PM||5:50 PM||6:00 PM||6:20 PM||7:20 PM|
|7:50 PM||8:10 PM||8:20 PM||8:30 PM||8:50 PM||10:15 PM||11:50 PM|
|THURSDAYS - SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS (COMMENCING Dec 14)
|Red||Base > Lot 2||Lot 2 > Base||Base > Lot 2||Lot 1 > Base||Base > Lot 1||Lot 1 > Base||Base > to CSC||CSC > A&W||A&W > NSH||NSH > Base|
|3:30 PM||4:10 PM||4:40 PM||5:10 PM||5:40 PM||6:10 PM||6:40 PM||7:00 PM||7:10 PM||7:20 PM|
|7:40 PM||10:15 PM||10:45 PM||11:05 PM||11:15 PM||11:25 PM|
Private Bus Services
Mt Washington Ski Bus
The Mt Washington Ski Bus operates 7 days a week from from Dec 8th to April 2018 with a schedule well suited to day trips. The service provides easy, convenient transportation right to the ski hill in a comfortable highway coach. There are pick-up locations in Victoria, View Royal, Langford, Mill Bay, Cobble Hill, Duncan, Chemainus, Ladysmith, Nanaimo and Qualicum Beach. Skip the drive, enjoy the ride! Make your reservation now at MtWskibus.com or call 1 877 756 2544.
2017-18 REGULAR BUS SCHEDULE
7 Days a week (no service December 25th)
|AM Departures||Location||Google Map||PM Return|
|5:00 AM||Capital City Station||See Map||7:00 PM|
||See Map||6:50 PM|
|5:25 AM||View Royal
||See Map||6:35 PM|
||See Map||6:20 PM|
|5:50 AM||Mill Bay
||See Map||6:10 PM|
|5:55 AM||Cobble Hill
||See Map||6:05 PM|
||See Map||5:50 PM|
||See Map||5:40 PM|
||See Map||5:30 PM|
||See Map||5:00 PM|
|7:20 AM||Qualicum Beach||See Map||4:30 PM|
NOTE: Tickets are non-refundable /non-transferable. Please be advised this not a park and ride service; Smith Transportation is not responsible for vehicles ticketed or towed while using our service. We are not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged tickets, property, vehicles or personal belongings. Schedule is subject to change without notice.
Wilson's Transportation offers convenient and affordable group transportation from Victoria and around Vancouver Island to Mount Washington. Please call or email Wilson's Transportation Charter Bus division for rates and availability.
Western Splendour Tours & Charters
Western Splendour Tours & Charters will be providing a regular trip to and from Mount Washington Alpine Resort. Please contact Western Splendour Tours & Charters for pick-up times and schedule.
Ambassador Shuttle Service
Ambassador Shuttle Service is locally owned and family operated luxury ground transportation service located in the Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island, BC.
Toll Free: 1-877-339-5252
Cheers Cowichan Tours and Transport
Cheers Cowichan Tours and Transport offers door to door service from Greater Cowichan and Nanimo locations to Mount Washington slopes or area accommodations. Choose your own time to depart and return and we will quote accordingly! Professional, friendly drivers and bluetooth speakers on the bus to enjoy your own tunes.
Contact us for a quote. Prices are not per person, but for use of bus and driver hourly. 20, 18 and 11 passenger vehicles available. Please book at least 2 days in advance. Example: Depart Cowichan at 7am. Arrive at Mountaintop by 10am. Snow fun til 3:30 departure. Returning around 6pm. $69/person for 18 riders. **Please allow for tax and driver tip.
Toll Free: 1-250-710-7391