Buses & Shuttles

The Regional District of Nanaimo and BC Transit now offer two bus routes servicing Nanaimo Airport and the surrounding communities:

* For the most up-to-date schedule, please refer to the BC Transit website.

Weekly Departures from YCD to Nanaimo

Route 78: Monday to Friday

6:32 AM

7:34 AM

10:25 AM

4:04 PM

6:34 PM

Route 70: Monday to Friday

7:12 AM

8:18 AM

10:01 AM

1:30 PM

4:20 PM

6:14 PM

7:44 PM

Route 70: Saturday

8:59 AM

9:59 AM

1:13 PM

4:21 PM

5:55 PM

7:20 PM

Weekly Departures from YCD to Duncan

Route 70: Monday to Friday

5:29 AM

6:35 AM

8:18 AM

11:47 AM

2:37 PM

4:31 PM

6:01 PM

Route 70: Saturday

7:16 AM

8:16 AM

11:30 AM

2:38 PM

4:12 PM

5:37 PM

The airport bus stop is located just south of the Air Terminal Building, marked in red on the map.

For current information about routes, fares, and transfers, please refer to the BC Transit website.

Map of Bus stop location at the south side of main terminal.

Nanaimo Airporter

The Nanaimo Airporter services the Greater Nanaimo region, including Lantzville, Cedar, Extension and Yellow Point, Ladysmith, Duncan, Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanoose. Services include:

  • 24/7 door to door transportation.

  • Competitive rates, guaranteed on time.

  • Clean and safe vehicles with professional drivers trained to meet your needs.

  • Online booking.