Planning your transportation to and from Nanaimo is easily tailored to the type of experience you’re looking for on Vancouver Island. Whether you’re flying in to the Nanaimo Airport or cruising across on BC ferries, Nanaimo is an accessible west coast destination.
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The newest way to get to Nanaimo is via Helijet! Daily flights to and from Nanaimo and over to Vancouver.
Flying the coast since 1982, Harbour Air Seaplanes offers scheduled flights, scenic tours and private flights. Connect between Nanaimo Harbour and downtown Vancouver, South Vancouver (YVR) and Sechelt. Let’s fly!
Budget Car & Truck Rentals, open every day with special daily, weekly and weekend rates. Vancouver Island's largest and most respected car & truck rental agency. We rent pickups, panel vans, moving vans and all types of 4x4 trucks.
The Plane is waiting to take you on a spectacular Flightseeing adventure. Soar over stunning coastline + islands. Explore glacier lakes, majestic waterfalls + snowcapped mountains.
We provide knowledgeable travel advice, maps and brochures about Nanaimo, Vancouver Island and many parts of British Columbia. On-site you will find public washrooms, WiFi, off-leash dog park and small gift shop. Come let us show you how to #ExploreNanaimo!
GERTIE is Gabriola’s Community Bus, which enables visitors to make self-guided tours of the Island, sans car!
Nanaimo Airport is located 18km south of Nanaimo. With 340,000 passengers thru our terminal last year and 98% weather reliability we are a gateway to Vancouver Island.