Flights from Nanaimo
About Nanaimo Airport
If you want to take a quick trip, consider booking cheap flights from Nanaimo with Orbitz.com. Orbitz.com offers low fares to a variety of destinations worldwide. Nanaimo Airport serves the city of Nanaimo and is located eight miles southeast of the city center. This is a very small airport, yet Air Canada Express, Island Express Air, and Orca Airways all service it.
Nanaimo Airport Parking
Nanaimo Airport offers a pay parking facility with both short- and long-term parking. Tickets can be obtained from the dispenser located in front of the terminal building. The cost of parking is $1 an hour or $8 for a full day. Metered parking spaces are also available for passenger drop-off or pick-up.
Nanaimo Airport Transportation
Getting to the airport is easy by taxi, shuttle, or bus service. A taxi ride from downtown Nanaimo costs about $30, and Harbour City Taxi and AC Taxi are the two main taxi services in the area. The Nanaimo Airport serves the mid-Island and makes several trips a day to the airport. Door-to-door service is also available. Greyhound Bus Lines makes six stops a day to and from the airport.
Nanaimo Airport Restaurants
Nanaimo Airport is very small and offers limited dining options. However, Connections Cafe is located on the lower terminal and offers breakfast, lunch, and dinners in a casual environment. Expect to dine on sandwiches, salads, cakes, and pastries at this small cafe. You'll be able to afford these delicious meals and more on your trip when you secure cheap flights from Nanaimo with Orbitz.com.
Flights to Vancouver
Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport is located at 3211 Grant McConachie Way, approximately nine miles south of downtown Vancouver. Numerous airlines service the airport, including Air New Zealand, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Find cheap flights to Vancouver by using Orbitz.com. The website displays all the flights available on your travel date so that you can book the one that fits your budget.
Transportation From the Airport
Vancouver's rapid transit rail link can get you from the airport to downtown Vancouver in 26 minutes. The airport also offers a downtown shuttle service for $14. The taxicab fare from the airport to downtown ranges from $30 to $35. If you need access to a vehicle during your stay, use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. When you arrive in Vancouver, you'll pick up your rental car on the ground floor of the parkade, which is located just outside the airport terminal.
Weather in Vancouver
The weather in Vancouver determines the peak tourist season. Most people visit the city from June to August, when the temperatures stay in the upper 60s and low 70s. During the winter, the temperature averages 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The spring and fall are a little warmer, with temperatures generally staying in the mid-50s. If you want decent weather and good travel rates, use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or May.
Highlights and Attractions
Area attractions include Stanley Park, which offers horse-drawn carriage tours. Both the carriage tours and harbor cruises attract tourists. Vancouver Lookout offers a great view of the city from an observation deck that sits 430 feet high. In addition to using Orbitz.com to book flights to Vancouver, you can use the site to purchase tickets to area attractions and tours.
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