Getting There & Around

The Canadian Imaging Conference & Expo 2024 will be held at the Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria, British Columbia Canada.

By Air, Land and Sea

Victoria is accessible by air to Victoria International Airport, by sea via the Clipper Ferry from Seattle Washington, USA, and BC Ferries British Columbia Canada from the port of Tswwassen.

Hotel Grand Pacific

463 Belleville St.

Victoria, BC V8V 1X3


Web Site

Photo Courtesy: Destination Victoria.
Photo courtesy Destinaton Victoria & Off the Eaten Track
Transportation - By Air

Flying In

Fly to Victoria International Airport – YYJ –  located on the Saanich Peninsula, 22km from downtown Victoria.

Taxi’s from the Victoria Airport to downtown Victoria cost $50-$60.

Victoria Taxi can be reached at 250-383-7111 in Victoria or toll free at: 1-888-842-7111.

Yellow Cabs- 250-381-2222

Bluebird Cabs – 250-382-2222

Uber is available from the Airport to Victoria with an average fare of $54.

BC Transit – the most economical way to get from the airport to Victoria, is BC transit. Victoria International Airport is served by BC Transit with up to 28 departures to and from YYJ and the McTavish Transit Exchange with several connections to Swartz Bay, the Saanich Peninsula, and downtown Victoria.

For the latest schedule information, please refer to the BC Transit web site or call (250) 382-6161.

BC Transit Trip Planner (Applicable Route Numbers: 70, 72, and 88)

  • $2.50 one bus, Sidney and Saanichton. The fare for most of Greater Victoria and departure from YYJ to downtown is $5.00.
  • LUGGAGE:  Oversize luggage and backpacks can be difficult to accommodate.  For your personal safety, please place your bags on your lap or on the floor where it will not obstruct the aisle way or other customers.

Flying to Vancouver 

You may also choose to fly to Vancouver International Airport and take public transit or the BC Ferries Connector to the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal.

Transportation - By Land and Sea


By land in Canada, head to the Tsawwassen Ferry terminal located at Point Roberts, 36km south of Vancouver. Your destination by sea will be the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal on Vancouver Island. Reservations are recommended with BC Ferries.

To save on ferry costs and hotel parking fees, you can park your vehicle at the off-site long term parking on the Tsawwassen side. There is a shuttle between this parking site and the ferry terminal. For more information check out the Tsawwassen Ferry Park & Go.

If you drive onto the ferry, Swartz Bay is located a 30-45 minute drive from Victoria City Centre. Take HWY 17 directly from the ferry terminal to downtown Victoria. If you choose to walk onto the ferry, there are city buses operated by BC Transit between the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal and Victoria City Hall (1.3km from the conference venue).

BC Ferries Motor Coach Connector

The BC Ferries Connector is a motor coach providing service between downtown Vancouver, downtown Victoria, and Vancouver International Airport (YVR). Tickets can be purchased on-line.

BC Ferries Connector Onboard Select BC Ferries Sailings

On some ferries, bus drivers sell walk-up tickets on the ferry on a “first come, first served” basis during the first 30min of sailing only. Our buses are only travelling on the Tsawwassen/Swartz Bay ferries and are not travelling on all sailings.

Please contact us by email at to confirm that the ferry you are travelling on will have a bus, and what to do with luggage, before making any travel arrangements.

The connector also provides service from Whistler, Kelowna and Kamloops, BC.


Victoria International Airport - YYJ

Victoria BC

Located on the Saannich Peninsula, 22km from downtown Victoria.

Transport available to/from the airport is provided by YellowCabs or BC Transit routes 87 and 88.

Check out the airport website for all the information you need about, flight, parking, ground transportation, boutiques, restaurants and services.


Getting Around

Transportation in and around Victoria

From buses, taxis and car rentals to horse-drawn carriage tours and scooter rentals, there are a plethora of options for exploring this coastal city.  Click here for details.


Buses & Transit

BC Transit is available seven days a week, and serves not only downtown Victoria, but also all ferry terminals (Sidney, Ogden Point, Swartz Bay and Brentwood Bay), along with the Victoria International Airport.

Click here for BC Transit Victoria Website

If the occasion requires you to use more than one bus to complete your trip, and cash/tickets are your fare payment, you will require a either two tickets or a dayPASS which allows unlimited travel in one day.

Car & Truck Rentals

Budget Rentals

757 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2B4

Phone: 250-953-5300 Toll Free: 800-668-9833


National Car & Truck Rentals

757 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8W 2B4

Phone: 250-953-5300, Toll Free: 800-668-9833


Didi Car Rentals & Sales Ltd.

643 David Street, Victoria, BC V8T 2C9

Phone: 778 430 3999