handyDART Fares

handyDART Fares

The fare for a handyDART ride is a ticket each way given to the driver. Tickets are available in person from the vendors listed below. Tickets may also be purchased by telephone (250) 390-3000 using VISA or MasterCard, from the handyDART office, or by sending a cheque to:

Regional District of Nanaimo handyDART
6300 Hammond Bay Rd.
Nanaimo, BC. V9T 6N2

Your tickets will be mailed to you, or if you request, tickets purchased from the office may be delivered to you at the time of your next ride. For further information, the handyDART office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.

Fee Chart
handyDART Fares Tickets (5) Tickets (20)
Registered User $12.50 $50.00
Companion $12.50 $50.00
Attendant free free


handyDART Ticket purchase locations

Ticket Purchase Locations
Business Name Location Type (see legend below)
Bowen Road General Store 1701 Bowen Road ALL except hD Tickets
Central Drugs - Beban 2220 Bowen Road ALL
Central Drugs - Lantzville 7186 Lantzville Road ALL
Country Grocer 1800 Dufferin Crescent ALL except 20/sheet hD Tickets
Country Grocer 1824 Cedar Road, Cedar ALL except 20/sheet hD Tickets
Fairway Market at Nanaimo North Town Centre 4750 Rutherford Road ALL
Jingle Pot General Store 2201 Jingle Pot Road ALL
Kiwanis House 1233 Kiwanis Crescent SSMP/SS Tickets/hD Tickets
London Drugs - Nanaimo North Town Centre 4750 Rutherford Road ALL
London Drugs - Port Place Mall 2 - 650 S Terminal Avenue ALL
Circle K 1 - 4286 Departure Bay Road ALL except 20/sheet hD Tickets
Man Lee Oriental Foods & Gift Shop Ltd. #1 39 - 1150 North Terminal ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Bowen Road 2517 Bowen Road ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Brooks Landing 1901 Highland Boulevard ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Cranberry 1350 Cranberry Avenue ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Hammond Bay 4750 Hammond Bay Road ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Harewood 877 Bruce Avenue ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Victoria Crescent #60 Victoria Crescent ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Woodgrove 6673 Mary Ellen Drive ALL
Nanoose First Nation 700 Capilano Road, Lantzville SSMP/SS Tickets/hD Tickets
Northridge General Store Corner of Turner Road & Uplands ALL
Oak Tree Manor 325 Hecate Street SSMP/SS Tickets/hD Tickets
Regional District of Nanaimo (Transit Office) 6300 Hammond Bay Road ALL
Rexall Drugs - Dufferin & Bowen 1750 Dufferin Crescent ALL
Rexall Drugs - Southgate Centre Southgate Centre ALL
The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy #33 - 1150 Terminal Avenue, N ALL
Save-on-Foods Brooks Landing ALL
Shoppers - Country Club Centre 38 - 3200 N Island Highway ALL
Shoppers - University Village 702 - 530 5th Street ALL
Shoppers - Mary Ellen Drive 6681 Mary Ellen Drive ALL
Uplands Convenience Store 4320 Uplands Drive ALL
Vancouver Island Health Authority-Parking Services 1200 Boundary Crescent AU Tickets/SS Tickets/hDART Tickets/AMP/SSMP
Walmart Lotto Centre 6801 N. Island Highway ALL
Parksville/Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach
Business Name Location Type (see legend below)
City of Parksville 100 E. Jensen Avenue, Parksville ALL
Oceanside Place, Wembley Mall 830 W. Island Hwy, Parksville ALL
Ravensong Pool 737 Jones Road, Qualicum ALL
Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy 145 – 2nd Ave. West, Qualicum ALL
AMP Adult Monthly Pass.
ALL University Semester Passes or University Monthly Passes. These are sold only at VIU.
AU Tickets Adult/University Tickets.
hD Tickets handyDART Tickets.
SSMP Student/Senior Monthly Pass.
SS Tickets Student/Senior Tickets.
UMP University Monthly Pass. Available only to VIU students.
USP University Semester Pass. Available only to VIU students.