Transportation & Maps
Located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, Comox has the advantage of a network of well-maintained, multi-lane highways.
The town is 114km/71mi northwest of Nanaimo and 224km/139mi northwest of Victoria. Comox town centre is approximately 12km/7.5mi off Highway 19, exit 117. Highway 19A or the Oceanside Route is the slower but more scenic approach recommended for leisurely drivers. Access it southeast of Parksville at exit 46 off Highway 19. Budget and National rental cars operate kiosks out of Comox Valley Airport.
BC Ferries operate one of the most sophisticated ferryboat systems in the world, serving almost 50 ports along the rugged BC coastline. Ferries operates several times daily between Comox and Powell River on the mainland.