For a daily commute, a weekend away or visiting friends and family, VIFC is the new and enlightened way to travel between downtown Vancouver and Nanaimo.
Just a 70 minute trip on one of our two brand new ferries custom built for modern travel.
Book your seat online or from a conveniently located downtown terminal.
Arrive downtown with quick access to the places you want to go and the people you want to see.
We get it. You have questions like how fast? How reliable? How much? How often? Can my fluffy dog Jeremy board the boat? We can’t wait to answer all of these and more. Soon. We promise.
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Founded in 2022 and proudly headquartered in Nanaimo, BC, the Vancouver Island Ferry Company (VIFC) is a modern Canadian ferry company transforming how we travel in BC. VIFC will deliver unsurpassed service, safety and convenience to guests looking for hassle-free travel.