Find out More about the Parksville Area

Parksville and the Oceanside area have exciting things to do and beautiful places to stay. The Parksville Community and Conference Centre is well connected to the community.

Getting Here

Links & Phone Numbers

ferriesCentral Vancouver Island/Oceanside Region

City of Parksville

Town of Qualicum Beach

Greater Nanaimo Regional District

Oceanside Tourism Association

Oceanside Tourism Association

Oceanside Tourism Association

Vancouver Island University


BC Ferries

Air Qualicum Beach: KD Air

Comox Valley Regional Airport: Westjet

Nanaimo, Cassidy Airport: Air Canada

Nanaimo Harbour

Harbour Air Car Rental Automobile rentals, luxury and mini-vans, bus and truck rentals are available in Parksville from Budget Car and Truck Rentals Phone: (250) 248-5341 405 East Island Hwy., Parksville, BC V9P 2H6

Bus Lines

Daily bus service connects all parts of Vancouver Island with the Mainland. For passenger service and tour schedules contact Greyhound Coachlines at (250) 248-5332; or for after hours passenger info call 1-800.661-8747.

Other options include:

Islandlink bus services: Call 1.877.954.3556

Qualicum Chaffeur (250) 954-9694 Airporter service, tours, appointments. 1 to 6 passenger capacity.

Nanaimo Regional Transit System call: (250) 954-1001 For HandyDART service. call (250) 248-4557.

For schedules on line Alliance Taxi (250) 954-5567

Rail Lines

The E & N Dayliner makes daily trips between Victoria and Courtenay. This small train offers a behind the scenes view of rural communities and Vancouver Island forests. For schedules contact VIA Rail at 1-888-842-7245.