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There are 3 ways to get from Nanaimo to Chemainus by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Chemainus, BC - Co-op Gas Stn, Hwy 1 Nanaimo / ...

$14 - $20

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nanaimo to Chemainus 22.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Nanaimo to Chemainus 22.6 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Nanaimo to Chemainus is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nanaimo to Chemainus is to bus which costs $19 - $27 and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada and arriving at Chemainus, BC - Co-op Gas Stn, Hwy 1. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Nanaimo and Chemainus is 32 km. The road distance is 36.1 km.

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The best way to get from Nanaimo to Chemainus without a car is to bus which takes 31 min and costs $19 - $27.

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The bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Chemainus, BC - Co-op Gas Stn, Hwy 1 takes 31 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Nanaimo to Chemainus bus services, operated by Tofino Bus, depart from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada station.

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Nanaimo to Chemainus bus services, operated by Tofino Bus, arrive at Chemainus, BC - Co-op Gas Stn, Hwy 1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nanaimo to Chemainus is 36 km. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Nanaimo to Chemainus.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Chemainus. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Nanaimo to Chemainus.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Nanaimo, BC, Canada and Chemainus, BC, Canada?

Tofino Bus operates a bus from Nanaimo to Chemainus every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 31 min.

Bus operators
Tofino Bus
Phone
Toll Free: 1.866.986.3466 Local: 250.725.2871
Email
info@tofinobus.com
Website
tofinobus.com
Bus from Nanaimo, Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, Canada to Chemainus, BC - Co-op Gas Stn, Hwy 1
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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Other operators
Taxi from Nanaimo to Chemainus
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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