Nanaimo and Region has two vehicle and passenger ferry routes serviced by BC Ferries with multiple daily sailings. Attendees can either choose to bring their own vehicle or walk on.
The Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is located 15 minutes south of downtown and is serviced by major flight companies including:
Additionally, if you are looking for a quick, exciting and scenic way to get from Vancouver to Nanaimo you can hop on a float plane with Harbour Air, Seair, or Sunshine Coast Air or fly with Helijet. It's only a short 15-20 minute trip harbour to harbour.
Shuttles, taxis, rental cars and motor coach companies can be easily arranged and are readily available in Nanaimo to get you where you need to be. For more transportation information please visit: http://www.tourismnanaimo.com/getting-here