Getting Around

Downtown Nanaimo has long been the transportation hub of Vancouver Island. Whether by seaplane, ferry, or bus, you can reach every destination on Vancouver Island. Traveling to Vancouver?  Just 20 minutes harbour to harbour from downtown Nanaimo!

Strolling around downtown on foot or by bicycle? Click here to access a printable downtown area DNBIA Map.

Regional and municipal transit, Gulf Island ferries, floatplane transportation to Vancouver Island and Mainland destinations or train travel to the North of South Island, check out these links to get where you need to go from downtown Nanaimo.