TRAVELLING TO THE COMOX VALLEY

 

BY VEHICLE

 

From Victoria: a 2.5 hour (220 km/137 mile) drive


From Nanaimo: a 75-minute (107 km/66 mile) drive north


From Vancouver:  4 hours ( Ferry Horseshoe Bay- Nanaimo Departure Bay  90 min)


Roads and Exits: Take Highway 19, the new inland, four-lane expressway and Exit 101, 117, 127, 130 or 144 to access various points in the Comox Valley


Scenic Oceanside Route: from Parksville on (20 minutes north of Nanaimo) take the old Island Highway 19A

 

BY FERRY

 

From Vancouver/Mainland: 
Visit the BC Ferry Website or call 1-888-223-3779 for ferry route information and reservations. If you are traveling by car and have a few days, ask about the discounted ferry fares with the CirclePacoffering four ferry/highway routes linking the Comox Valley with the Mainland and lower Vancouver Island. A truly unique way to see some of the most memorable sites and towns on the BC Coastline!


From Washington State: 
Victoria & San Juan Cruises: Bellingham to Victoria (package tour)
Victoria Clipper: Seattle to Victoria (passenger only)
M.V. Coho: Port Angeles to Victoria
Washington Ferries: Anacortes to Sidney (Victoria)

 

BY AIR

 

Daily, direct flights can be booked from Vancouver International Airport, Calgary International Airport and the Edmonton International Airport landing at Comox Valley Airport (YQQ), in Comox.


From Vancouver: Please call Pacific Coastal 1-800-663-2872 or Central Mountain Air 1-888-865-8585 for schedules and reservations.


By Harbour Air: (Harbour to harbour flights between the downtown Vancouver terminal and the Comox Bay Marina) contact Harbour Air 1.800.665.0212


From Calgary East: Please call WestJet at 1-888-937-8538 or 1-800-538-5696 for schedule information.


Private Planes, Small Aircraft and Floatplanes: Can land at the Courtenay Airpark near downtown Courtenay, please call (250) 338-9814 for information.

 

BY BOAT

 

Those traveling by boat will find a full range of facilities including moorage, showers, restaurants and shops adjacent to the Comox Marina. Contact the Comox Valley Harbour Authority at 250-339-6041 for more information.

 

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