To and From the Airport

Campbell River (YBL):

Location: 5 km/3 Miles SW of Campbell River.
By Taxi: 250-287-TAXI (yes that is the name of the cab company!) Tel (250) 287-8294 or (250) 287-7666 & Bee Line Taxi (250) 287 8383.
By Shuttle Van: Campbell River Airport Shuttle Tel: (250) 914 1010 or (250) 914 1011.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Budget has a desk in the terminal (250) 923 3946.

Car Parking: $3 per 24 hrs.
Airport Tel No: +1 (250) 923 5012.
Updated Feb12 D Helme


Comox/Courtenay (YQQ):

Location: 5 km/3 Miles NNE of Comox & 8½ km/5½ Miles ENE of Courtenay.
By Taxi: United Cabs (250) 339-7955.
By Bus: Local buses operated by BC Transit, run throughout the Valley. Bus #11 stops across from the airport and runs to Anderton/Ryan & Cliffe/4th in Courtenay. However there are only 5 services per day. Laidlaw Coach Lines (250)334-2475 run South to Victoria & Nanaimo or North to Campbell River & Port Hardy.


By Shuttle Van:
Islandlink Bus Services Ltd: provides service between Comox Airport and Nanaimo. Reservations are required. To make a reservation or for info call 1-877-954-3556.
The Island Chauffeur: Door to door Pre-booked service for passengers traveling to and from areas South of the Comox Valley, including: Nanoose, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Deep Bay & Buckley Bay. Contact: For reservations Tel 1 877 954-9694.
Other: Several bus companies operate shuttle service to meet Westjet flights.



Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Budget +1 (250) 338-7717 & National 334-0202.

Car Parking: $1 per hr, $4 till 2300, $7 per 24 hrs & $35 per week.
Notes: Wireless internet available in the terminal at a cost.
Airport Website: www.comoxairport.com.
Airport Tel No: +1 (250) 897 3123.
Updated Dec10 www


Nanaimo (YCD):

Location: 16 km/10 Miles S of Nanaimo & 8 km/5 Miles NNW of Ladysmith.
By Taxi: To downtown Nanaimo ~CAD$ 35. AC Taxi (250) 753-1231 or 1 (800) 753 1231 & Swiftsure Taxi 753 8911.
By Shuttle Van: Nanaimo Airport Shuttle (250) 758 2133. Cost: $19 for the first passenger plus another $5 for each additional passenger to/from the same address downtown.
By Bus: The Tofino Bus (250) 725 2871 or 1 866 986 3466, stops at Nanaimo airport on its route from Victoria to Tofino. Route: Victoria (Hostelling Intl, 516 Yates St) - Victoria (Ocean island Backpackers, 791 Pandora St) - Nanaimo Airport - Nanaimo (Waterfront Pioneer Plaza) - Port Alberni - Tofino Bus Depot. Timings: Buses leave the airport heading towards Tofino daily at 0950, and at 1405 (01March-31Oct only). Buses leave Tofino Bus Depot daiy at 1100 & 1515 (01March-31Oct only). To Tofino 4 hrs 5 mins.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: Hertz (250) 245 8818, Budget 245 8733 & National/Tilden 245 2636.

Car Parking. C$8 per day.
Notes: According to a visitor in February 2007: It's not hard to hitch hike north or south on the Island Highway about 200 meters from the terminal door.
Airport Website: www.nanaimo-airport.com.
Airport Tel No: (250) 245 2157.
Updated Apr08


Port Hardy (YZT):

Location: 11 km/7 Miles SE of town on Byng Rd.
Rental Cars: Budget has a desk in the terminal.
Airport Hotels: 7 mins walk to the Airport Inn and Pub.
Updated Jan10 ADV


Vancouver - see Vancouver Page


Victoria Intl (YYJ):

Location: 24 km/15 Miles N of the City, 3 km/2 miles SW of Sidney.
By Taxi: Yellow Cab of Victoria (250) 381 2222 or 1 800 808 6881. Cost: To town $60/takes ~30 mins.


By Bus:
BC Transit Bus 75 to Victoria: There is contradictory information on whether or not the 75 bus serves the airport.
BC Transit Bus 83 to Sidney & Brentwood: Route: Brentwood (Royal Oak Exchange) - Camosun College - Beaver late at West Saanich - West Saanich at Wallace - West Saanich at McTavish - Airport Terminal - McTavish Park & Ride - Fifth at Weiler - Sidney (James White Blvd & Fifth).
Timings: Buses leave the airport heading towards Sidney Mon-Fri at 0827, 0845, 1053, 1350, 1554, 1657, 1753, & 1950. Saturdays at 1120, 1344 & 1720. Sundays at 1200, 1432 & 1659. Buses leave the airport heading towards Brentwood Mon-Fri at 0715, 0811, 0918, 1218, 1421, 1525, 1626 & 1817. Saturdays at 1021, 1255 & 1622. Sundays at 1115, 1341 & 1613.

Van Service: The AKAL Airport Shuttle Bus costs CAD$18 one-way to the downtown area or $25 outside of downtown. All downtown hotels are covered. Discounts are available for children and for groups. Runs every half hour and leaves from most downtown hotels. Call (250) 386 2525 to arrange a pick-up.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, Budget, Hertz, National (250) 656 2541.
Off-Airport Rental Car Providers: Thrifty (250) 656 8804, Discount (250) 657 2277 & Enterprise (250) 655 7368.

Notes: Wireless internet available in the terminal at a cost.
Airport Website: www.victoriaairport.com.
Updated Jan10 J Condie




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